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Questions tagged [blocking]

Blocking is denying access to something. You can block applications, websites, access, or any other number of things. Blocking will stop the item from accessing whatever you've blocked it from.

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How do I restrict the amount of time to a collection of websites? [closed]

How do I restrict the amount of time to a collection of websites? To be more specific, I want to be able to use site-a.com, site-b.com and site-c.com for a (total!) maximum of x minutes every 24 hours....
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How to use Windows Firewall to block?

Can someone help me figure out how to use Windows 10 Firewall to block internet access of some programs? I have some portable apps and would like to understand how to block them from the internet. ...
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Win7 - Blocking an address with the firewall has no effect

I'm attempting to block an IP adress with netsh advfirewall firewall add rule name="BLOCKED IP" interface=any dir=in action=block remoteip=<ip_address> But then I can ping the IP address and ...
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How to use uBlock Origin to block just the page stackexchange.com without blocking the entire stackexchange network?

I've found HNQ are really distracting to me, so I want to block them. This question has some ways to block them in the sidebar, but the same list exists over at https://stackexchange.com/. I want to ...
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How do I block traffic to “evaluated” IPs without using a separate DNS?

To test the 'truthfulness' of a network function, I have set up a virtual machine running windows 10. I'm running the Microsoft network monitor on the virtual machine, and on the next level up, I'm ...
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How can JS scripts be prevented from changing the text in <title> in Firefox?

I would like to prevent scripts from modifying the contents of the <title> tag in Firefox. Is there any preference or addon to block this behavior?
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Pfsense Using Static IPs in VLAN.

I have a public IP block /26 from century link. I would like to use one IP for the firewall then place the rest of them in a VLAN to so I can let my tenants get a static IPs for their routers. I would ...
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Windows can't click inside certain windows

So I've had this bug for a while, but it's getting more and more annoying... It's the bug, that prevents me from clicking on windows. When I'm hovering over a button on the blocked program, I can see ...
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Block a specific url in HOSTS file [duplicate]

I can block a website by editing the file hosts located in C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etcWindows 8.1 and adding 127.0.0.1 example.com at the end. But I cannot figure out that how can I block a ...
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What is Google Chrome's block/allow pattern syntax?

I'm looking for documentation describing Google Chrome's glob/wildcard/pattern syntax used in block/allow lists for content settings. If you're using Chrome, these settings pages are accessible via ...
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How i can block any kind of video on my router? [closed]

How can I block every kind of video on my router ? I already block you tube on my Router by filter the domain names but my staff use mobile applications like musicaly.ly etc. Now I want to block ...
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Modern Browser with a feature to disable SNI

I want to know if there is any modern client browser which allows disabling the SNI (server name indication) extension of the TLS. I want to know because it seems that my ISP blocks some HTTPS ...
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How to block distracting websites using hosts file?

Regarding the question, I've asked before and the feedback I received, I've done the following in order to block Twitter I ran command prompt as administrator and I entered the code ipconfig /...
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Allowed to connect to predefined wifi networks

I need a software or solution to forbid to connect any not predefined WI-FI network for the users on windows 10. The goal is simple, I defined our company WIFI settings and some others and if the user ...
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What are the IP ranges to block the entire Russian Federation? [closed]

Every single morning the Russian Federation keeps attacking our sites. Every single day I block their IP address and every single day they use a new sub net. I tried: -A INPUT -s 4.53.0.0/16 -j DROP -...
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Windows Firewall: Can't find newly created Outbound Rule

Today I've made a new outbound rule within Windows Firewall. I've selected a .exe file and have blocked all connections to it. I'm certain that I named that rule "GRW Block". I did the same thing even ...
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How do I disable the “Disable strict blocking for x.com” Temporarily/Permanently in uBlock Origin? [closed]

I've got a friend whose really bad at computers, and he asked me to do some stuff for him to make him more productive because he believes I'm a computergod, and I'm not, I only know how to delete your ...
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SQLServer inaccessible from owner machine

I've a SQLServer instance in my server machine. The machine is accessible from server.myurl.com. In another machine client I've installed SqlServer Management Studio and try to connect to server.myurl....
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Block defective RAM sectors [duplicate]

How do I find defective RAM sectors and where? I have tried memtest, but where it does describe the sectors (if). And how to solve them exactly. First, i have tried this : https://thecomputerperson....
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Bing and google blocked in windows firewall, still gets through

I have a set of computers here where I need to block google and bing. I ping google.com and bing.com which return some IP address that I add to my blocked windows firewall rules. Pinging these ...
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How can I effectively restrict myself access to certain websites on Windows 10?

I want to restrict access to myself and I know how to do it using Hosts file but it can be easily disabled by editing this file. Is there a way to effectively restrict myself access to this file after ...
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How to block the Ethernet port of a wireless router?

Is there a way to block the Ethernet(LAN) port of a wireless router? I'm not trying to block a particular device, so black listing the mac address is not an option. I just want to block any device ...
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remove internet access for a single tool or process

I need to ban a local running tool or a process (or PID) from the internet into the "localhost"-world only, because it should not talk to the internet but should be available/accessible on localhost. ...
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How do I successfully block websites on 1GE EPON ONU router?

I've been advised to block the IP address's or subnet's routes (this is hard to accomplish for large services like Facebook and Youtube and hard to maintain). Or filter DNS resolution for these ...
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Is there a way to block out any and/or all video formats on all browsers?

I am trying to block all streaming services for the sake of preserving my high speed satellite Internet, but doing so would require blocking every single website (which has proved difficult enough, ...
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How to cut off Steam from the internet in windows?

I want to disable internet connection for Steam in Windows 7. How can I do this? (Steam offline mode is not an option for me) After change firewall rules, Steam is automatically adding his own ...
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Mouse pointer blocked after control or shift buttons are pressed

I know that this issue is strange, but I thing it is interesting to share it and know if someone else has experimented this. Depending on which usb port is used to plug the keyboard and the mouse (...
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Optimizing SSD for BitLocker by reducing allocation sizes?

My company wants full disk encryption throughout all organizations; however, I have read that there are noticeable impacts to both spindle HDDs and SSDs. The explanation for the SSD slowdown is that ...
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how to block all sites except few in all Browsers of windows 7?

I have seen in companies that there's employees cannot access all websites except few which are related to company on their computer, but they can't access sites like facebook, Quora,youtube, ...
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How to block a specific page (and not the whole website) in Chrome?

I've tried the Google Chrome extensions BlockSite, StayFocusd, Site Blocker, but they all block whole websites. I'd like to block the main homepage of YouTube while letting me go to specific videos/...
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Securing/Locking down/Approval mechanics for Windows?

I'm looking for way on how to lock down my system so I wouldn't really need an antivirus, I wonder if Windows can do this by itself? Or what other solutions are available? What I want Windows to do ...
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can I block specific scripts in firefox [duplicate]

with uMatrix I can block domains for specific external content. But I would like to know if there is also a blocker for specific scripts on a domain. With uMatrix it is all or nothing for one source ...
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How to block HTML elements by text they contain?

I'm looking for a way to hide particular text fragments in a browser—all those news about buzzwords of the day. The idea is to hide HTML elements whose inner text contains certain keywords. I've ...
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How to block a dynamic list of websites remotely?

Situation: My juniors at work have discovered how to use proxy sites to browse sites that are not appropriate at workplace (facebook, youtube, etc.). They found that fact due to my own mistake, but ...
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How to create a firewall rule, to block a website for a particular user? [closed]

can anybody helps me to make a firewall rule to block a particular website for a particular user. i have a Linux operating system am trying to make that OS like a firewall.
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Firefox 57 / block Javascript per site

As you all might know, Mozilla is migrating its addon system to WebExtension and so many addons break from version 57+, see more here: https://blog.mozilla.org/addons/2016/11/23/add-ons-in-2017/ In ...
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Qubes Firewall Not Working-Blocking Anything

On Qubes R3.2 I am running an AppVM made off fedora-23 template with the NetVM as the sys.firewall. In the firewall rules I have Deny Network Access except...and have nothing checked and nothing in ...
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K9 web protection installation: active connection is required

I have tried to install K9 Web Protection on my windows 10 x64 machine several times. But every time after pressing install in the following picture, It says Not Responding And finally I get ...
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Block ALL internet connection except localhost/127.0.0.1 - Windows 10

Is there a way to fully block all internet connections except for localhost connections? I want to test localhost projects on my PS4 without the PS4 being connected to the actual internet, I just need ...
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Accept cookies only from certain sites in Firefox

I've recently discovered the add-on I used to use in Firefox to only accept cookies from certain sites ("Cookie Monster") is no longer available. I've seen there are still many other addons in order ...
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Added Windows firewall rule to block IP, but ping still works

I wanted to block all in/out connections to a remote IP using netsh: netsh advfirewall firewall add rule name="OUT RULE" dir=out interface=any action=block remoteip=<remoteIP>/32 netsh ...
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Blocking users from browsing on Church Sound System Computer

Anyone know of how to or an add-on that we can install to block users from browsing the internet when they are running the sound system computer at church? We want to make it so people can only search ...
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Windows 7 - How to whitelist connections on schedule basis?

How can I block internet connection to all websites and applications except given websites and application between 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM. After that time, everything should be unblocked. I want a ...
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How can I block websites for specific PCs on my network?

I want to see if I can monitor the traffic on my home network, and block specific websites for specific PCs. Is there a way to do this remotely (i.e.: without physically accessing the PC), and ...
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How can I block a program's usage for X time?

How can I block a program's usage for X time? I need this because of self control things.
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135 tcp port blocked but still listening

I did: netsh advfirewall firewall add rule dir=in action=block protocol=TCP localport=135 name="Block_TCP-135" rebooted my Windows 10 typed: netstat -n -a | findstr "LISTENING" | findstr ":135" ...
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Website inaccessible from Three Ireland

I have a user who requires access to deviantart.com over a hutchinson (Three/Wampoa etc) mobile connection in Ireland. The situation is the user can only access the site over proxy/vpn. The problem ...
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How to disable the new element picker in Firefox?

Recently when pressing Alt + Z in Firefox an element picker show up. If I click on it the element is temporarily hidden, until the page is reloaded: This has never happened to me before. This new ...
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Is it possible to block images from a specific URL using the “hosts” file?

I want to block images in a website which is often unimportant ads uploaded to their server or host. Using inspect element I noticed the all these images was named with ad-[some number].jpg. I can’t ...
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How to permit banner ads but block everything else

I want to permit banner ads on news pages. Yet retain a strict block on all other scripts. I usually browse with NoScript and Ghostery on full block. My machine has modest processing power and memory....