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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filtering adult content using OpenDNS not working while using free VPN psiphon

I'm trying to filter adult content using OpenDNS. this works fine normally, but after connecting to a free VPN like Psiphon which uses L2TP, the openDNS stops working. I'm trying to use these DNS: 208....
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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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Website blocking by changing host file not working (Mac)

I've tried blocking websites via the redirect to 127.0.0.1 but it won't work on Safari. Fixes I've tried so far: entering all sorts of addresses for the website like website.com , www.website.com , ...
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How can I block this IP address range in my DSL router?

I tried much to block this IP address range between 41.128.126.0 to 41.128.128.0, but I failed and was not able to find the correct Mask Address. I even tried this site: http://networkcalculator.ca/ip-...
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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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Facebook seems to be censored on windows 10 with usb network adapter

A friend of mine has a dell notebook with Windows 10 home student edition lacking a built in LAN network adapter. So he tried to connect to LAN via USB 3.0 network adapter. Up to end of last year he ...
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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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How to remove gaps from a block of text in MS Word

I copied some text from the internet and when pasted it into the Word file then it produced gaps among many words. I tried "Justify" option, it removes the gaps but it then breaks the block ...
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How could i block this ip range in my network?

in my router i blocked those IPs router block table i want to block both of them in one sentence , not in 2 as shown in photo , so how could i do ? i want to block all ip from 54.36 and 54.37 , so how ...
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Block a specific app from updating in the Microsoft store

Well, i know that i can disable all automatic updates in the Microsoft store, but what about blocking just a single app from doing the update. The problem with manually updates in Microsoft store is, ...
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How to block Users for backup?

I have Windows 10. I'm using "iDrive" to backup 600GB to an external hard drive (4TB) using USB 2.0. Last time estimate it gave me was over 24 hours. I need to block all my family (3 other ...
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/etc/hosts file not properly blocking site in ubuntu

I am trying to block certain sites from my computer (namely, reddit) in order to get some work done. However, modifying the /etc/hosts file seems to have no effect. I am working under Ubuntu 18.04 ...
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Can a Certificate Authority be blocked?

Is it possible for a company, ISP, or other entity to block any website that uses certificates issued by, say, Let's Encrypt? My boss seems to think that all the times that our emails weren't getting ...
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When using openssl enc -camellia256, what block mode does it use?

When encrypting a file with openssl using the Camellia 256-bit cipher, you can explicitly specify the block mode (e.g. camellia-256-cfb or camellia-256-ofb etc). However if you only use the -...
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How to block url across a home Wifi network?

I am trying to block a list of urls across a home Wifi Network (like www.youtube.com) using open DNS. Since the router I am forced to use (Bell Home Hub 3000) has very limited options (it cannot block ...
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how to block a website forever without reverting?

there are many extensions for this. but the extensions themselves can be undone. I wonder if it's possible to just ban and not be able to play any games in browser..
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How can I block web pages that are in a certain language

I am bilingual and I realised that most content that I consume in Chinese are distractions and should be blocked during working hours. I am using LeechBlock to some distractive websites but I can ...
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uBlock Origin - Create filter based on href link

I want to create a filter in uBlock for a given website where I know all the ads have an href of the following type containing "referral_story". <a class="_1oem" href="/...
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Can I password protect my DNS settings?

I'd like to make it so that a non-admin user cannot change the DNS network settings on a macbook pro. Right now, they can go into network and then advanced and change the settings as they'd like. One ...
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Block internet access to KM Player in windows 10

I'm trying to block internet access to KM player in my windows 10 machine. I had done it in my previous laptop by adding a block rule in firewall and it had worked. But in my new machine, it's not ...
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How can I prevent my computer from accessing thousands of websites?

I'd like to block access to domains from my computer. This is what I tried I tried to use the domain filter in my router, but it applies only the HTTP websites. Any website that relies on HTTPS gets ...
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WireGuard blocked - apparently a wider UDP issue

WireGuard is refusing to connect, I've tried running it on 2 different VPS providers (with my PC as the client) and it just doesn't work. There are some commonalities which I noticed: On both ...
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Is there a way to block access to some domains only when not using a VPN?

What I want is to block some websites when I forget to hide my IP with a VPN. so these websites need to be blocked with my own IP but accessible with a VPN. my router has parental controls and it ...
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How can I schedule a device block from access to the internet on my Asus RT-AC68U router?

Yes I am aware of the Time Schedule feature under Parental Control. However, that feature cannot block one of my devices for some reason. It can for other devices on my network.
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Activate hard-blocked WiFi adapter

I am having the problem that I have an old laptop I want to make a headless Debian install on. However, this is one of those laptops with a physical switch. But it's not that easy. This isn't an on/...
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How do I block YouTube on my child's Chromebook?

My son is watching excessive amounts of YouTube videos on his Chromebook that he needs for his online classes while schools are physically closed during the pandemic. I would like to be able to block ...
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Windows 10 - Blocking a Website in Hosts File

I have blocked a lot of websites in my Windows 10 OS computer and edited the hosts file located in C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc. Below is the content of my hosts file: 127.0.0.1 www.facebook.com ...
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Block a Specific Program from being installed in Windows 10 [duplicate]

Is there any way I can block only a specific program/installer (e.g Bluestacks) from being installed in my Windows 10 computer? I want myself to be not able to unblock the software.
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Is there a better way to mitigate this obscure color bug when piping to FINDSTR inside a parenthesized block of (.bat) code?

In the following .BAT file, test 2 demonstrates the color bug inside a parenthesized block of code, test 3 demonstrates the bug inside a FOR loop, and test 4 shows how the bug can be mitigated by ...
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How can I block (ssh) traffic from source ports other than a pre-defined one?

A VPS get lots of ssh attacks. Those attacks are various source ports: sshd[76661]: Invalid user ts3server from 76.103.161.19 port 33062 sshd[76661]: Received disconnect from 76.103.161.19 port 33062:...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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