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guys, fastest solution to block file download from the internet on a group of networked computers?
Posted 13-Mar-12 6:19am
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digimanus at 13-Mar-12 11:19am
   
unplug the network cable
SAKryukov at 13-Mar-12 20:08pm
   
Why fastest? To cut if when download is already started? How about not providing a file for downloading?
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Solution 1

Wire cutters.
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SAKryukov at 13-Mar-12 20:07pm
   
Ha-ha, that can be fast, my 5 :-)
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Solution 2

More seriously, you would have to either configure the router to doisallow access to a certain URL, or you would have to establish a group policy for the domain and push it out to the workstations. The group policy could be something as simple as a HOSTS file that redirects the URL to localhost (or an alternative of your choice), or making automatic settings in the Windows Firewall on each machine. The EASIEST thing to do would be to configure the router.
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SAKryukov at 13-Mar-12 22:54pm
   
It does explain, a 5.
--SA

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