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Web blocker for Windows, to avoid procrastination?

Can you recommend me a web blocker for Windows 7? I want it to avoid procrastination surfing for the web, but at the same time I need to block only some websites, not all and for some hours. For ...
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Chrome extension to block websites that I can easily turn off

I would like a website blocking extension for Google Chrome that lets me turn it off with some, but not much, friction without having to go to the extensions menu every time I toggle it. My specific ...
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Block pornography directly on network router

I want to set myself free from pornography, and I'm looking for a piece of SW or SW technique to achieve such goal. I know that not going to those websites might be the solution, but I'm looking for ...
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Blocking websites without being able to disable it

I am an Internet addict; I find it very hard to stay away from some websites, even when at work. Worse, although I am aware of various kinds of software that can block sites, they don't help because ...
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Equivalent of Leechblock for Android

Leechblock is a tool that allows to block distracting sites. Unfortunately it is not available for Android. I am looking for any tool for Android - it may be a special browser, it may be a browser + ...
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User friendly firewall for Windows 10 to filter/block outgoing traffic?

I'm looking for a simple, user friendly firewall for Windows 10 that enables the user to explicitly allow or block outgoing traffic per application. Or in some cases, only allow an application to ...
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Software to block websites

I'm looking for a tool which is blocking unwanted websites. This tool should prevent children from watching websites with content which are not for them. The tool should have these requirements: ...
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I need a software like intra but for PC to bypass my country's (Indonesia) firewall

I can't access reddit in Indonesia normally. No one can. But for android there is a software that take care of it. It's called Intra. Install Intra turn it on tada it works. In PC I tried to use ...
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Software to block a website in windows

I need to block some websites in my PC. It is running on Windows 8. I tried to block the website by editing the 'host' file in Windows/System32/Drivers/etc folder. Unfortunately it didn't worked. I ...
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Block self from reopening timewasting sites for X minutes after they were closed

I am looking for a browser add-on along the lines of Leechblock, to give a timeout from "timewasting" sites (e.g. Facebook, recreational parts of Stack Exchange etc.) for an adjustable amount of time ...
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Ad-blocker for my home network

I'm looking for an ad-blocker that protects all hosts in my private home network, even guests that temporarily connect via WLAN. I have Windows and Linux machines as well as Android phones, but there ...
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Free website blocker for Android tablet

I should not be able to touch the settings in the specified time frame. I should be able to add more websites in case I forget to add them in the first go. I am using Android on a tablet Samsung ...
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How do I block internet access within a defined time range?

There are several questions out there regarding this issue, but none seem to address what I'm looking for. I think Leechblock is perfect for Firefox, but the problem is I'm on a Mac, and I also have ...
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Cold Turkey alternative for Mac

I use 'Cold Turkey' on Windows to block the distracting websites on workdays. I looked around and found the app 'Self control', but the maximum range it supports is just 1 day. Is there any other ...
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Windows software for blocking specific website for a specific program (other than web browser)

I would like to ask for recommendations for a Windows software that can restrict a specific program from accessing a specific website, such as YouTube, while allowing other programs to access it. ...
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Parental internet filtering software that can block specific content rather than just whole domain names

All of the parental internet filtering software I'm aware of seems to be based around blocking entire domain names. So that's an easy problem to solve. However I'm trying to find internet filtering ...
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Web content filter (including HTTPS)

Small business looking for a content filter that prevents employees from going to non work related websites. We have been using Kerio WinRoute Firewall until now, but we it does not support filtering ...
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Add-on to block websites on Ubuntu Web Browser (Epiphany)

I need an extension or add-on for the Ubuntu web browser (the browser which is provided by Ubuntu other than Firefox) to block some websites in my Ubuntu 14.04. I need an add-on like the 'Leech Block'...
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internet blocker for windows 7

Is there any program for Windows 7 that will give access only for certain web sites. I'm not looking for programs that can block some web sites, but I need program that gives access to only certain ...
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Free software to block specific websites only for a specific Android device

The desired flow is: I define websites forbidden to a specific Android device. If a specific Android device tries to browse them, block them. But but send a notification to another device/pc (...
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Firewall for macOS, alternative to Little Snitch

I am using Little Snitch 4.0.x for macOS, however the more I use it, the more trouble I have got. For completeness, I am briefly explaining my issues. It seems Little Snitch have some bugs. To not ...
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How to make porn websites return a 404 error?

I'm looking for an effective porn blocking software or DNS that does not show a custom error page when going on a blocked website. I want it to act like the blocked website does not exist without ...
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Free software to block Windows software in certain hours

I would like to block certain software (e.g. Outlook and browsers) outside hours that I dedicate for checking emails and browsers. It is like a parental control software for myself but I do not need ...
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Time-based internet shutoff on Linux

I'm looking to block internet access on my Linux laptop after a certain hour. Initially I was going to try chomper paired with a chron job to do the trick, but ran into a bug. In particular I want to ...
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Element blocker for Google Chrome?

I'm looking for a Google Chrome extension that allows me to select certain elements on a webpage and block them. I'd like it to block intrusive ads on webpages that make me disable my adblocker, as ...
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Extension to block websites from appearing in search engines?

I want an extension to block websites from appearing in search engines (not generally). Every link I find about it points me to "Personal Blocklist" by Google but the link to it is broken. Any ...
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Is there a content-filtering tool for native apps?

Content-filtering browser add-ons like KBlocker, Trump Trump and Trump Filter allow for the filtering of content based on predefined keywords. Add-ons like FB Purity and Social Fixer go further and ...
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Software to whitelist websites on a router

Parental controls software does not block everything. Now I feel like I need to whitelist websites exclusively. I have a NetGear C3700 router. I want to block websites from the router, not the ...
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GUI - Captive portal with Active directory auth, Content filtering(http+https), Firewall, High Availability

Sorry if this is not related here, please tell me where should I ask this. :) I work in school and have the task to optimize network. I need to make: Captive portal with MS Active Directory ...
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Blocking websites only on specific wifi networks

Hello does anyone know any software for windows which can block websites on specific wifi networks?
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desktop software to block websites across web browsers and web browser profiles (some other requirements mentioned here)

i'm looking for desktop software to block websites across web browsers and web browser profiles. I tried https://freedom.to/ and it works across web browsers and in all chrome web browser profiles, ...
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Blocking websites per user

I need to block specified websites, but each user should get his own rules, for example: John cannot access Facebook Alex can access Facebook, but cannot access Youtube The boss can access everything....
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