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#1 melias101

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Posted 06 July 2007 - 09:01 AM

I am going to setup a computer and I only want it to access two web sites. These will be for training purposes only and I want all other access to the Internet blocked. How can I accomplish this? I have other computers that need full access to the Internet, how can I lock down this one computer? Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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Posted 06 July 2007 - 10:13 AM

Hi melias101

This should work; How to configure Internet Explorer 5.+ to block access to all but approved Internet sites.
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Posted 09 July 2007 - 12:09 PM

Thanks TMacK, this could prove very useful, but It doesn't mention Windows XP. Thanks for the reply!!

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Posted 09 July 2007 - 06:23 PM

I noted that too melias101, but also noted this KB Article does say it applies to Internet Explorer 6.
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Posted 10 July 2007 - 01:42 AM

There is a freeware program that may be what you need, iProtectYou 3.06
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Posted 10 July 2007 - 07:49 AM

After nosing around the link that Acklan posted, I found this. It looks like it is exactly what you want. You tell it what sites you allow the user to view.
http://www.weballow.com/
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Posted 11 July 2007 - 12:15 PM

Thanks guys for all your help! :thumbsup:

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Posted 11 July 2007 - 01:47 PM

I connect multiple computers through a router. My router (Netgear) has simple tools for blocking web pages, UDP/TCP ports, certain IP addresses. Is this relevant to your situation? Hope this helps

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Posted 11 July 2007 - 02:24 PM

Dan that is a great idea. It makes editing the blocks very easy. The only drawback is when the router resets you will loose the blocks.
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Posted 12 July 2007 - 02:26 PM

I would like to that everyone for their input. All are very good ideas, but TMacK seems to have easiest solution. I would like to note here though that the documetation he provided seems to work also with IE7.0. Imagine that!
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Posted 12 July 2007 - 03:55 PM

Thanx for reporting back that the fix works with IE7 as well melias101.
Will no doubt help another member in the future! :thumbsup:
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