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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Prevent Google Chrome from accessing C:\ or local files [duplicate]

We're trying to block the users from accessing to local files from Chrome. We've disabled the access from Windows Explorer. However, if the users use Google Chrome, then they can easily type C: in ...
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How to block every image on a website?

I would like to be able to block every image on websites that suffer from severe clickbaity images so only text is shown. It would be nice if the solution could be dis/enabled easily in case I would ...
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enable a specific webpage via windows hosts file

My problem Block youtube like www.youtube.com/feed/trending , https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A... or simply www.youtube.com mainpage. but, I want that websites which have youtube videos embed in ...
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Unable to reach my own externally hosted website I was able to reach yesterday

I'm unable to reach my site, https://www.inagalaxyfarfarawry.com, at home via laptop, phone, and Firestick. I'm in Canada when I can't connect, though I'm still in Canada when I can connect (please ...
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I can't access an unblocked site without VPN [closed]

I cant access this site on my PC. It is not blocked by government or any other authority. All my friends and my phone can access this site. Im using windows 10; using firefox, chrome, edge, int. ...
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Is my UK ISP blocking a legitimate website?

UK ISPs are not well known by me for blocking websites for censorship other than blocking illegal sites such as child porn or torrent sites, yet when trying to access PubMed (Desktop Site or Mobile ...
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Whats a good way to disable Chrome “window.” mouse-out javascript for all websites?

Whats an easy way to permanently disable the mouse-out for the viewable portion in chrome (the section where websites appear)? I'm honestly not sure what the technical term is for it, but in ...
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mount cifs samba blocks/freezes after every file

Ubuntu 18. I'm not sure why it's happening. If I "mount" via nautilus there is no such behavior (though overall it is slower than cifs by something like a factor of 2) You can tell that it's ...
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How can we block mailto: links using Requestly

Can someone tell me if it's possible to block a mailto: function/link using Requestly Chrome Extension ? If possible, how can we do it?
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Unable to unblocked the sites in Hosts File

I blocked some site in Hosts File, but when I tried unblocking it by deleting the indicated sites. I'm still unable to access the sites. Can anyone help me with this? I blocked the sites by using ...
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Neighbours Fitzbox blocking my Broadband and WiFi

I live in a Semi-Detached house and my neighbour has a Fritzbox7430. We have different network/broadband providers, however my neighbours Fritzbox is blocking both my WiFi and also my LAN connections ...
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Disable internet access but leave LAN working regardless of the user privilege

I'm looking for a command (or command-line program) to toggle (disable/enable) internet access to the outside world in Windows 10 pro. It should temporarily block internet access but leave the LAN ...
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Windows 10 blocks .exe

I have a Windows 10 Pro machine (version 10.0.18362) and an executable file test.exe I created myself. The executable runs fine from a cmd terminal on other Windows machines (including other Windows ...
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Why is Hamachi blocking anything to do with HTTP?

Setting the scene: Server running CentOS 7 based inside a private network. On this server are both Hamachi and ZeroTier. The objective is to allow clients external to the network to connect to the ...
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Dad's phone will not connect to certain web sites, and certain apps will not logon at his house, but work at mine

So, I bought my dad a new Motorola G7 Power phone to replace his old phone. Since he doesn't want to pay for data — and the plan's expense is mainly data — I have his data plan connection turned off. ...
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Block all HTTP requests to a certain URL (not host or IP) in Mac

Is it possible to block a specific URL in whole Macintosh system, From any browsers or applications? I enabled Parental Control and add the url to Blacklist, it doesn't load in browser, but loads ...
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How to block a URL in TOR browser?

I am trying to use Block Site extension to block access to some URLs in TOR browser in Windows 7. This extension works: it blocks the sites I want to be blocked. However a user can easily disable or ...
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I can't block Facebook addresses with /etc/hosts

I've tried several things. I've tried adding a long list of Facebook related URLs. I've tried deleting my /etc/hosts file and starting from scratch. Here's how the hosts file looks now: 0.0.0.0 apps....
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How does a collection of bridges determine which ports have to be blocked?

This was a question on an exam about Computer networks that I got: "In which consecutive steps does a collection of bridges, that combine some network segments into one subnetwork, determine which ...
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Using wifi to access specific websites that are blocked on the ethernet connection

My workplace blocks access to certain websites (Gmail, Github, etc) while connected to the ethernet. But these are accesible through the less restrictive wifi connection (also provided by my workplace)...
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linux fedora is blocking my database connection

I have a fedora 30 distro installed in my pc, I've installed mssql-cli to get access to a sql database hosted in a third party server, so when I need to work on it, I do it by using internet. I was ...
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ADmob eu consent page never loading

I have an issue with admob, I want to edit Eu user content under the blocking control is the main page of admob. The tab is never loading, If I move to any tabs site works fine but blocking controls ...
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Apache 2.4 Require not ip is not not working as described on docs

I have tried the "Require not IP" option in Apache 2.4 version and it is not working I tried below configuration in both .htaccess and apache configuration file, but it is still allowing the Public IP ...
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How to restrict users to install any operating system

I wanted to know that is there anyway to restrict installing new operating system by users in Desktop/Laptop. I wanted to stop users to install new operating system. Users cannot be changed to new ...
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Fritzbox 7580 whatsapp calling blocked on guest connection

I have a separate guest connection for WLAN in my fritzbox 7580. But some apps have only restricted access on that. Whatsapp, Skype and Google Duo calling is restricted on that. I haven't put these ...
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Blocking specific links in Chrome webpages?

On a website with over 3000 links I would like to make the ones with certain keywords invisible / removed. How would I go about doing this?
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Is there a way to stop DOTA2 from working without reinstalling windows?

I'm trying to find a way to block myself from being able to install dota on my PC, or to at least make it take a lot of effort to do so. I had been using cold turkey, but it was too easy to go around. ...
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iscsiadm hangs and tcpdump shows nothing

I am troubleshooting iscsiadm. iscsiadm --mode discovery --portal 10.144.35.235 --type sendtargets --discover The command mentioned above blocks and does nothing. I've cleared ipvs and iptables. ...
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Block connection based on vague (fuzzy/partial) host name

I want to prevent a game from connecting to specific servers so I only get connected to the good ones. The game's servers have changing IP addresses and host names. A part of the host name stays the ...
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How to create a white-list for usb devices using udev rules?

I'm trying to create a white-list using udev rules for USB devices on my CentOS machine however i get inconsistent results. I tried blocking one device on a specific USB port using: 'echo 0/1 > /sys/...
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Removing child block

Something is interfering with my computer which shuts off the internet between certain times. It occurs at the same time each day, and no other computers are affected, so I suspect someone has ...
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Automatically redirect to a VPN

For some reason, medium.com is not available where I live. Though, it is accessible via a VPN connection which in part takes some minutes in the process of opening the app, finding a server, and ...
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Why isn't Ultrasurf hiding my IP address?

HELP! This is the first time that happened to me, neither Ultrasurf nor Psiphon3 nor Freegate are hiding my IP. Now, I live in Egypt and my ISP is TE-DATA, my IP is 41.235.184.188. And as u can see ...
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How to access banned websites that cannot be accessed through windows but can be accessed through other OSes?

Some websites that are banned in my country cannot be accessed on computer (with windows installed) but if I try them on android phone (using same broadband wifi as PC) they can be accessed. I ...
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How to block specific URL rather than the entire domain on a computer without software?

I've been doing some googling and I can't seem to find an answer. How do you block a specific URL rather than the entire website without using a software. For example, I want to block www.facebook....
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Block Specific Web Page in Windows 10 [duplicate]

Is it possible to restrict access to specific pages on a website without blocking the entire website in Windows 10? I am not talking about restricting inbound traffic to a server, but restrict ...
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Windows 10 - How to block a wifi network and restrict unblocking it without a password

Background I'm currently having some compulsive and addictive issues with using the internet (originally on my phone) that are seriously negatively affecting my life. I've completely blocked all web ...
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How can i lock mac every x minutes?

Is there a simple way / app to say for example: every 30 minutes lock computer for 5 minutes (and don't let any easy way to cancel while this 5 minutes break is happening)? I know you can set a daily ...
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A truly strict site blocking extension [closed]

I recently installed an app named AppBlock in my android phone. The thing I like about the app is that it has a strict mode which once activated will not let you change the settings of the app and ...
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How can I prevent a program from checking my connection status

I want to block a program from checking if my pc is actually connected to the internet. I was blocking it's network connection with Windows Defender's Firewall. In advanced Settings I simply added ...
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Trouble with outgoing SMTP from Spamhaus-blocked IP address

I cannot send emails using my Apple Mail client on my iMac. I get error messages saying that the SMTP server is not available. My ISP is Cox cable. The problem exists only on my iMac and goes away if ...
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How do I block a device from accessint internet through ASUS RT-AC68U router

I have some internet connected appliances connected to the wireless network. I want them to be able to give cycle end notices to anyone in the house (on the wireless net) but not 100 miles away (e.g., ...
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Block mobile.twitter.com using etc/hosts

I'd like to block the webpage mobile.twitter.com using etc/hosts. Using this code, I can block many websites including twitter.com, but mobile.twitter.com works normally 127.0.0.1 www.twitter.com 127....
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How can I block the google chrome dino game easter egg?

I am using on chrome on a Macbook Air if that helps. I know that the game can be blocked on windows, but I'd like to block it on my macbook air.
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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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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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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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