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Restricting website logins to only my computer

I was wondering if there is a way to make my computer to only access point to login to my online profiles like Facebook, YouTube, Instagram ? I don't want to able to login from any other computer.
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Commonly open ports in restricted wifi networks

Which ports except for 80 and 443 are commonly not blocked in open wifi networks? I want to set up a OpenVPN Server on such a port to get around restricted networks. I have experienced the issue that ...
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How to hide drive for specific users in Windows 7?

I need to hide the D: drive for specified users on Windows 7. How can I do that?
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Restrict user from accessing any programs but one (win 10)

I'm running Windows 10 and I have two separate accounts, mine (Administrator) and user 2 (local account). I want to restrict user 2 from accessing any programs save for a web browser and np++. I ...
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Limit internet access time or block ldap user after X minutes

I've some problem to resolve, but there are multiple ways to do it. My situation: I have a Synology NAS with an working LDAP and multiple Windows Clients with pGina installed. All is working and ...
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Finding a headless machine on a restricted network

I own a Raspberry Pi with Ubuntu on it. It's configured with a wireless card and a microUSB for the sole purpose of charge, and I need to find it on the network to connect to it over SSH. ...
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Windows 7 Drive permissions (alternative to group policy) block access to internal OS Drives from external OS

Windows 7 admin user (version without group policy) Hi, i want to block access (read write view etc) to the internal OS drive (boot & C:) from external OS drives pluged in. The external OS can ...
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restrict access for user to several directories

I'm looking for a possibility to restrict access of a user to his homedirectory and some several other folders with data. /home/user1, /data/media to realize that is not a big deal, but how can I ...
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How to turn an active user to restricted on Tuleap

I would like to change the status of some active users on Tuleap (8.10.99.42) in order to set them to a restricted status. I have configure Tuleap in order to enable restricted users, but when I have ...
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How to prevent any game from running on a PC

I am looking for an unbreachable way to disable the games running on my PC. Even games which require quite a low amount of graphics say 256MB should not work. It is to put restriction on gaming on my ...
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Unable to close IE11 via WinAPI on a limited Windows 7 user account

I am working on a java application which closes a specific IE11 window by name using the Windows API. The WinAPI functions I call for this are EnumWindows, GetWindowText and PostMessage. The ...
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Restrict local network to select IPs or MACs

I have a LAN to LAN connection between a primary router that has internet access and a secondary router used to extend the primary's wifi range The secondary router has DHCP disabled I was trying to ...
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How can I make it as difficult as possible to connect to the Internet from my “work computer”?

I can't work. I need to work. But I'm here and on dozens of other sites. I read Paul Graham's essay about "Disconnecting Distractions" and this is actually something I tried before - using my other ...
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Prevent user from accessing anything besides certain programs?

I need to create a user account that only allows a user to open one or two programs. Besides logging in and using those programs, he shouldn't be able to do anything. I found two links on HowToGeek ...
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Is there any way to bypass ISP-based redirection of webpages after credit finished?

My ISP has different Internet plans and some of them are limited traffic and once the monthly traffic has reached, any webpages will be redirected to a specific IP address showing that the credit has ...
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Restricting user logins on Linux laptop

I want to restrict access to my Ubuntu laptop (Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-36-generic i686)). After browsing the PAM documentation I did the following, just for a first test: I uncommented ...
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Can I block some web pages only on specific user accounts on my Windows computer or do I need to purchase a firewall to do that?

I have an administrator account and I have 2 other accounts for my dad and my brother. How can I block those 2 accounts from accessing certain websites but keep allowing my account unrestricted ...
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What limits Windows 7 x64 machines to <=192GB RAM?

I know motherboards, BIOS, etc may set upper limits on how much RAM we can install or use on individual machines. However, what defines the maximum RAM for Windows 7 x64? Is that a fundamental ...
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In windows 8.1 How to stop an application from killing other applications?

I have a distant learning course for an entrance exam. They've provided me a pendrive which has all the course material videos etc. It can be accessed only after I install the software that comes ...
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Windows / Apache 2.2: Can't reach virtual host by DynDNS due Apache access restrictions

I have configured my Apache 2.2 in Windows as follows: First deny all access top-down from the top-level-path ... <Directory "/"> Options None AllowOverride All Order deny,allow Deny ...
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How can I lock down a standalone Windows 10 pro device so a certain user can only run 1 specific desktop application

I just upgraded from Windows 8.1 Pro to Windows 10 Pro on a standalone laptop. In Windows 8.1 I used parental control to make sure a certain user on the device could only start one specific ...
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Restrict access to certain websites based on user in windows or chrome browser

I am trying to restrict access to websites for multiple schools at different locations. We are currently using windows 7 on most of our systems. And all our kids and staff have google apps for ...
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Restricting table cell resizing in Word

Is it possible to restrict users from resizing the cells of a table in protected documents in MS Word 2010? I want to restrict them from making any changes to the layout of the table (or, at least, to ...
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How to restrict internet access on Kali Linux 2.0

My son who is still in his teen age recently started learning to work on Kali Linux at our home PC. However as I have configured wifi through router, due to this the computer's internet remains "...
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how to restrict specific cmd commands

I would like to know how to restrict a single (non-admin) user from using specific commands from command prompt. For example: dir should be allowed, but shutdown should be blocked. As a bonus, is this ...
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How To Password Protect Internet Access from the LAN

I am looking for a solution that would require any computer user on a LAN to enter a password in order to access the Internet. We do not want to restrict it at each individual computer because people ...
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Edit restriction in Microsoft Onenote

I have multiple notebooks shared within my team. However, I want one of the notebook/page, to be restricted. Other team members should not have the access the edit a specified notebook/page. They ...
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Only allow download from specific sites in Chrome

Some of my co-workers in the company that I am working for are downloading torrents and music online; my boss is blaming me for the slow internet connection. We are using Chrome as our only browser ...
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Restricting a process to access another process?

Sometimes my PC freezes, when UT2004.exe is running. Everytime this happens the event log's last entry is about an error occured in dwm.exe. Because this only happens, when running UT2004.exe, I ...
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How to restrict apps for a user account?

I want to restrict one user account from accessing installed apps. Basically, I want to give him access to using notepad only. How can we do this? (Acer netbook with win xp home edition.)
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Can I restrict VNC connections by SSH key or login ID?

I want to offer friends access to the X desktop on host "foo" for collaboration, but only at certain times; meanwhile, I want to access that desktop myself at any time. I have set up SSH port ...
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Mount only specific USB stick

I am trying to configure a Linux (Ubuntu 14.10) so that it will only mount a specific USB stick from one specific USB port. Can someone point me into the right direction on how to do this? Thanks
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Restrict a Windows executable's read/write access to specific directories

I have an application which I need to test, and I would like to restrict its read/write access to specific directories (All other directories other than its parent folder, in this case). How can this ...
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Should we disable dmesg for non-administrative users?

As I can find in Mac OS X smarek:~ marekseberaold$ dmesg Unable to obtain kernel buffer: Operation not permitted usage: sudo dmesg Is this really important, to disable access to dmesg output for ...
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How to remove a .pdf's document restrictions? [duplicate]

I need to remove some restrictions from a .pdf document: I can't zoom or use any other buttons. The toolbar just isn't available. I never saw a .pdf file like this one.
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Restrict Active Directory user by IP Address or Machine Name

I am needing to create a Windows Active Directory account for use with a Microsoft Dynamics CRM system to a set of SQL Server 2008 R2 servers. This user is requiring elevated privileges in my SQL ...
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Is it possible to create a user without internet access on Win 8 (no parental controls)

I want to create a user on a Windows 8 System that has no internet access. I do not want to monitor access or block some some sites / ports. I want the complete internet to be deactivated for said ...
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Website restriction at work with home laptop

I use the same laptop from home for work. When my adult children are suppose to help me at work, they are instead checking their emails, social sites, etc. How can I block all of that while on my work ...
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Limit a user to VI and Tail

I'm running a server on centos 6.0 and I'm looking for a way to limit ssh access of one user to only tail and vi and only in their home folder. I found some guidelines to the home folder part but ...
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Recovery Windows XP Active Desktop for Restricted Users

We have public accounts out on our manufacturing floor so that people without Active Directory accounts can use some basic functions. These public accounts are locked down pretty good through our ...
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How to restrict access to certain folders or partititions for user accts on WinXP?

I want to pass down my older computer to my little brother but keep part of the hard drive as one of my places to save backups. I have the HDD partitioned into 3 partitions, and all my stuff is on ...
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Alternatives to parental controls for Vista Business workgroup machine?

How can I restrict access to the internet and execution of files on a Vista Business machine? The computer is part of a workgroup.
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Sending *.exe by changing extension failed

I know you can send .exe through email by changing their extension. I've been using this often. But strange thing happen when I tried to send this specific ".exe" file. It failed!! It's this ...
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Forcing developers under limited Windows user accounts [closed]

I'm currently in negotiations with a company as to why a machine not on a domain network and with full admin privileges is necessary for developers to work fully. I'm looking for evidence to ...
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How can I restrict a user in an AD environment only to have vpn access but no directory share rights?

I'm trying to restrict an AD account to only have vpn access rights but no domain user rights. Can it be done or should I try something out of windows server's boundaries? We are using a Fortigate ...
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How do I restrict certain sites in IE?

Is there a way to restrict access from certain sites so that IE can't access ? I would like a solution that doesn't need installing a third party program to do so. Either something in IE or some ...
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How to restrict internet access in Internet Explorer to specific sites? [duplicate]

Is it possible to restrict internet access in Internet Explorer to just a few specific websites? I need to set up a home computer for kids and want to make sure they cannot access any websites besides ...
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Can outgoing emails from a webmail provider be blocked using network management software?

This is probably a ridiculous question, but is it possible to only restrict outgoing email sent from free webmail providers (Gmail, Yahoo, etc.) in a corporate network using network management ...
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How to deal with very unstable operating systems?

I'm trying to do some changes on a portable computer, running Windows 7. It fills the entire partition. However, I'm pretty much unable to run Windows, because it suddenly freezes in a matter of ...
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restricting access to volumes disk even for admin account windows

I am running windows 7 x64. I am sharing my PC with a brother who plays a lot of games and runs all kinds of questionable programs that might have trojans, etc. A lot of that software needs admin ...