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How can I block outgoing request to a set of ip addresses (any/all ports)?
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Greetings!
You need a firewall to do that. Are you using any firewall?
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The freeware version of ZoneAlarm firewall from Zone Labs has support for outgoing traffic filtering:

http://www.zonelabs.com/store/content/company/products/znalm/freeDownload.jsp?dc=12bms&ctry=US&lang=en
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dude, thanks for the info but i do not dare to try to install ZA once more.
I installed ZA and stopped the process for some reason. when I rebooted, I simply could not log on "Insufficient Disk Space". WTF? System restore didn't work either. I booted to backup OS on separate partition, deleted all ZA related files. Now I could log on but lots of services wouldn't start. I spent 5-6 hours and finally decided that I needed to reinstall the OS.

I do not mean to prove anyone wrong here and I have seen it being used a quite a few places but I guess it is not for me. Do not want to go through that nightmare again. Do you have another solution?
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OK,
Please check a guide on personal firewalls:

http://www.firewallguide.com/software.htm
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:-)
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