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Old 07-31-2006, 03:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hey my sister loves to download music illegaly and every time i uninstall limewire from her computer she just re installs it no matter what i say now i wouldnt mind like 1-3 songs every month which is about how much i download but she is downloading just to download any song that comes to her mind she downloads not to mention she doesnt know that the files under 800 kb are viruses she just looks at the name and downloads them is there a way i can block her from getting to limewire.com without her knowing she is being blocked from the site.
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Old 07-31-2006, 03:54 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Well, she's going to notice when she can't get to it. But, that's beside the point I guess.

Assuming you have a router you can block the site from there. Or just add it to the restricted sites in IE. Tools => Internet Options => Security => Restricted sites.
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Old 07-31-2006, 06:37 PM   #3 (permalink)
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i got it thanx she has zone alarm so i just blocked every process having to to with limewire now it just gives errors that the file can not be opened and i hid zonealarm in the taskbar because she isnt the most computer litterate person so that should keep her at bay thanx tho.
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why dont u just give her a limited account, delete all the shortcuts she dont need and be done with it.....
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Old 07-31-2006, 09:23 PM   #5 (permalink)
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the router is your best bet.
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Old 07-31-2006, 10:22 PM   #6 (permalink)
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whats the IP address you type in your address bar to access your router
I know its like 192.___.1.1
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Old 07-31-2006, 10:24 PM   #7 (permalink)
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192.168.*.*

Edit : thanx eric the router idea worked out great netgear has a nice blocking tool.
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My I also suggest EzProxy. I use it and it’s free. It’s an application layer proxy that’s best uses for filtering URL. It can be installed on a single server and manage multiple computers or it can be installed on each computer and manage remotely from another computer. It has more feature than just filtering URL. Check it out at http://www.lavasoftware.net/en/conte...y/features.htm
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