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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 to block http://tplinkwifi.net/ url

let's say we are on windows 7, and we want to block a specific URL from getting resolved. one would assume to throw it into HOSTS file and job is done, but for some reason this does not work, so the ...
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ipset remove just one ip or subset from existing set

I have an ipset where various ip ranges are added. This ip ranges are loaded automatically from a list of ips and ip ranges for blocking purposes. I'm trying to remove just one ip or a smaller subset ...
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Linux - What causes processes to block aka "disk sleep" on synchronous writes?

...as in, for example using dd to dump an ISO image to a thumb drive, or such. At the end of the transfer, the process doing the (afaik synchronous) write is left in 'disk sleep' status for several ...
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Is it possible to block a specific website for a specific network in windows 10? [duplicate]

Suppose I have two wifi networks N1 and N2. My targeted Website is Abcd.com Now I want my PC not to be able to access the site abcd.com when I connect to the N1 network. But the PC will be able to ...
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Forcing Firefox to validate SSL certificates from Sophos

A network I'm often connected to uses a Sophos network block on many sites. I would like to try to get around this. I looked at the solution from how to make firefox ignore all ssl certification ...
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How to select footer elements for all websites in uBlock so I can hide them? [duplicate]

I am just getting started on uBlock, the privacy controls were easy enough, with a few buttons I am on top of it. My concern now is just getting websites to look the way I want them to. I am ...
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Windows 10 RS232 Serial Communications

I have an application that uses RS232 communication to communicate to another device. This application works fine on Windows 7 machine. I have the same application installed on Windows 10, the ...
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VPN changes IP Address/Geo Location successfully however the content blocking applied by my ISP persists only on Fedora Linux distribution

My ISP blocks many different websites. To bypass this I use a VPN service. The VPN service works perfectly on other Linux distributions that I have tried like Ubuntu and openSUSE however it does not ...
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Stop Outlook from loading Image from internal IP

We removed old IP range from our internal network. For example 10.1.30.1/16 Our clients are in 10.2.10.0/24 now. Server are in another /24 vlan Signatures in Outlook have HTML code, loading image from ...
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Block specific API request system-wide

I'd like to block system-wide the request to the Graph API getting profile images from Graph that is using this url: https://tasks.office.com/COMPANY.onmicrosoft.com/GraphApiV1/GetUserPhotoAsync I'...
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How can I filter out sites which had been automatically translated? [closed]

often I stumble upon websites which had been automatically translated by some associated or built-in application and badly so. I assume those websites get my language from the browser identification ...
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Download blocked attachment in outlook web

I'm currently in this scenario where I have been sent a one-off email containing a batch file no larger than 100kb. Clicking on the file does nothing, and there is no download href to view. I know it'...
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/etc/hosts : Block the Entire Website but Enable One Folder

The below entry in C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts file will block the site www.rauf.com. 127.0.0.1 www.rauf.com That's fine. Now I'm looking for more advanced control just with this file. I ...
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Disable ad blocking in Microsoft Edge

It seems that Microsoft Edge has some kind of internal ad blocker, enabled by default. I am not using any kind of such plugins or solutions and yet on many sites (not on all of them) I see messages ...
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Block youtube via hosts file

I would like to block some distracting websites from my computer. I figured the /etc/hosts file would be the right place to do so, because it will apply to all browsers and clients. So this is what my ...
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No link to bypass 'Your connection isn't private'

Sometime trying to get to a site I'm getting a message about not private connection. On the Internet there is information that there should be link to a site if you unfold the message (click on the ...
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How can I find the website blocking settings on my router admin page?

I would like to block some websites through my router. Going through the router's settings I cannot find the page for it. As you see in the image below. Any hints? Model number: VX220-G2v
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Block website in linux [closed]

I want to know how to block all the websites on Linux and not just from the host file . so the website doesn't show any kind of issue on my website if I click on any kind of suspicious links so I ...
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Forbid mouse to go up to menu bar area?

As it doesn't seem possible to disable the menu bar or at least increase the delay to make it reappear if hidden. I am wondering if there is a way to forbid the mouse cursor to go over that area at ...
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Blocking annoying cookie consent banner on Golem.de (if possible with the add-on ublock origin)

I wish to block the annoying cookie consent banner on Golem.de. If possible with the add-on ublock origin. I don't wish to install i-dont-care-about-cookies.eu because there is no source repo. I use ...
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Word macros suddenly blocked

I have a Word 2019 .docm file that contains a few macros that I wrote myself. This file was "working" since several years fine until now. Today, I opened it and got a warning that the macros ...
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Will e-mails with reply-to addresses from domains you haven't the right to send from be blocked?

According to this source, you can only use from or reply-to from domains you have the right to send from, otherwise you'll find yourself getting blocked. I thought, as long as the from-address is from ...
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how to block websites without using host file

I'm just trying to create a basic program that allows users to input websites to be blocked but editing the host file does not work at all. I tried using all the links from here for sites like reddit/...
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Key "ProxyOverride" in Windows registry - is it limited to 256 characters?

In general, is there such a thing that Windows registry keys with string-values should be no more than 256 characters long? In particular, I wonder if the string-value below should be subject to such ...
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How to block a website like crazygames.com?

I am trying to block crazygames.com website using the hosts file but it doesn't work. I added this line into the hosts file. 127.0.0.1 crazygames.com Pinging crazygames.com [127.0.0.1] with 32 bytes ...
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Limit scp from only a particular group of systems for a group of users

Allow scp from only a particular group of systems for a particular group. I think an example will be more effective to understand my requirement. Users : user1, user2, user3 utpto user20 ( All this ...
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How to block firebox/about:addons page in firefox settings?

I have been using Blocksite extension for blocking a couple of websites for my productivity. It seems to be working but whenever I feel the urge to use a blocked website, 'Youtube' for example; I ...
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How can firefox 100.0 block local drives?

How can Firefox block access to the entirety of the local storage, such as "file:///C:/" "file:///C:/Windows/" and so on ? Thanks in advance Edit : I'll reformulate : How can I ...
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Remove trust from built app package file once added to windows trusted app

I created package of an app I developed. When running the built app it was blocked by windows. So I checked the Unblock from the properties as show in the below image. But Now I want to remove it ...
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How can I configure a scheduled allow list on my router? [duplicate]

I want to restrict access to the Internet for myself. I'm looking for a network wide solution that: allows me to block access to the internet for all devices in my local network has the option to ...
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How to hide the Google Chrome extensions page

I use Blocksite when I am studying in Google Chrome. I see my social networks very often and I can't study or work without this blocker. However, sometimes I get lost and go to the Google Chrome ...
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Iptables blocking apt-get on debian server

I'm configuring iptables on a new web dedicated server. The rules are really simple : Chain INPUT (policy DROP) target prot opt source destination ACCEPT all -- anywhere ...
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Blocking single webpage of a website

I want to block google homepage, but want search result by typing keyword in browser's search bar. I tried extension and host file approach, but it will make all of google in-accessible. So I don't ...
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Can't start openvpn server..? Does anybody have an idea where issue lies?

root@debian:/etc/openvpn/server# systemctl status openvpn@server ● [email protected] - OpenVPN connection to server Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/[email protected]; enabled; vendor preset:...
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Mails not being downloaded over company WiFi

We have a problem at our company where during high traffic hours (starting around 8am) clients are dropping the mail server connection and cannot download mails (our mail server is hosted outside of ...
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blocked package 5ghz wifi

here my problem: When I use my 5ghz wifi network, i get short(1-2 sec) blocked paquet. There's not loss but just blocked. I'm using netgear R7000P router and NETGEAR A7000 WiFi USB3.0 adaptater . with ...
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How to block certain apps (say games) except on weekends (Windows 10)

I am aware that applications can be blocked using 'Local Security Policy'. But how to combine it with Task Scheduling. I cannot find my way around the Task Scheduler. Any other workaround is ...
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code.exe blocked after choosing wrong option in update via integrated terminal

I opened VSCode for the first time in a while, and when I went to use the integrated terminal there was some dialog about updating or allowing a publisher. I was in a rush and wasn't sure what was ...
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Blocking Facebook Android app from router?

What are the domain names that I should block to stop accessing users to the Facebook applications through android phones with my router?
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Can't open the Device Manager and other Administrative tools | Blocked by Administrator (Windows 10 21H1)

I was updating the device drivers of my computer, but it was unsuccessful, After spending so much time on the booting loop & a couple of forced shutdowns, I rolled back my system using System ...
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Can I use one routers IP blocking feature behind another router connected to the internet?

Situation: My ISP's router (Sky Q) which I have to use to connect to the internet has terrible security features. I would like to be able to block specific IP's on my home network from connecting to ...
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Is there a way to find out if blocking is implemented by the website itself or my ISP?

Basically Im in a country where the government is known to block many sites/protocols.. And Im also aware that websites / servers can simply region block my IPaddress, and this has become more popular ...
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Domain-registration based blocking

What strategy should be utilised to block traffic from domains registered with a specific domain registrar? (Mac & PC, and phones with both wifi & data connections) (Yes, it's a blunt defence ...
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How to block specific websites in a specific browser?

I want to block Youtube in Chrome and Firefox, but not in Chromium, is there a way to do this? The only solution I found is adding this to the hosts file 0.0.0.1 youtube.com 0.0.0.1 www.youtube....
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How to See Ad without being tracked by Google and others?

I want to know how Google,Facebook,etc.. know I viewed AD? Are they know it by pixels(like in emails) on ADS or any other way? Let Me Clear What I want to Know Take Example- Here I Suppose UMatrix is ...
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How to actually block youtube app in router?

I wanted to block youtube for my lazy brother who is addicted to. I tried map IPs that youtube app access, and block each. But Google servers is like a octopus In my router i think i have to block a ...
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Why does the hosts file in Windows 10 not block websites while using a free vpn?

I have already read this thread I couldnt comment there to ask for the expired links, and almost all steps in the solution here. The host file works fine without a VPN, but unfortunately am not able ...
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Block new tabs on Chrome kiosk mode

I am currently developping a webapp using Powerapps for a company as an intern. The application is doing great but still has a big security issue with it... external links. As the title implies, I'm ...
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How can I find out what app has been blocked by my administrator in Windows 10?

My workplace has blocked the Microsoft Store and various other apps from running on our laptops for security reasons. I have no issues with that but I have noticed every so often when I unlock my ...
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Ban across entire system based on ssh attempts

I have fail2ban set up to ban anyone who tries to connect via. ssh without my certificate. I currently have a list of 1886 banned addresses (and counting), majority of which originate from China. ...
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