?
Solved

how can i block streaming of video and music on a computer?

Posted on 2010-01-11
2
Medium Priority
?
442 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-07
I have a couple computers that I want to block the streaming of video and music on a computer?  Can I do this simply or use something for free to accomplish this?
0
Comment
Question by:al4629740
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 35

Expert Comment

by:Joseph Daly
ID: 26286226
There are products out there that can block these (websense, bluecoat, etc) but you will need to pay for all of those. If you want to do this freely you would need to configure a proxy server for use in your network. From here you could use that to block the websites you did not want access to.
0
 
LVL 9

Accepted Solution

by:
Vito_Corleone earned 2000 total points
ID: 26286423
If this is single computer you could modify the hosts file to point to 127.0.0.1 for any domains you want to block, like youtube, break, etc, etc.
0

Featured Post

VIDEO: THE CONCERTO CLOUD FOR HEALTHCARE

Modern healthcare requires a modern cloud. View this brief video to understand how the Concerto Cloud for Healthcare can help your organization.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

During and after that shift to cloud, one area that still poses a struggle for many organizations is what to do with their department file shares.
This article will show how Aten was able to supply easy management and control for Artear's video walls and wide range display configurations of their newsroom.
Internet Business Fax to Email Made Easy - With  eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com), you'll receive a dedicated online fax number, which is used the same way as a typical analog fax number. You'll receive secure faxes in your email, f…
In this video we outline the Physical Segments view of NetCrunch network monitor. By following this brief how-to video, you will be able to learn how NetCrunch visualizes your network, how granular is the information collected, as well as where to f…
Suggested Courses

777 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question