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i am developing a server-client type of system that will handle clients on the LAN whereby a Server can control clients, so i there a way of restricting a File downloading? since is have tried using "iphlpapi.dll" that still not seem to work on file downloading restriction!
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if you're in a corporate environment, then, why don't you look at doing this as part of a proxy - inspect an outgoing request, if its http/https deny it - there are proxy's already that can do this - obviously you also have to add rules to your external & dmz firewall etc to make sure that if they bypass the proxy they cant get out

[edit] thse links may help you get started - there are a few more of such out there on the web

Writing a Parental Control Software for Windows[^]

https://code.msdn.microsoft.com/windowshardware/Windows-Filtering-Platform-27553baa[^]

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Abuu Mohamed 8-Nov-14 16:32pm    
i'm trying to develop internet cafe management system and my client needs this feature!
Garth J Lancaster 8-Nov-14 18:15pm    
well, you're still going to have to write some sort of proxy/filter, and/or control the windows firewall etc - Ive out a couple of links that may be useful in my original response

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