Also, go to the forums to see if a solution is listed in the FAQ. Blocklist wants to block this range of addresses from me. Each app has a slightly different file format, so Blocklist can format the list in several different ways if u want. That’s where BlockList Manager comes in. I tried the beta version but had alot of trouble getting it to work so I went with the stable version instead. I think everything else here is defaults.
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Software section, click Protowall.
I’ll describe the installation and configuration of the stable proyowall, since that’s what I’m currently using. It’s not a firewall per se, it uses a list of IP addresses to deny access to your PC. NOTE – enabling the Spyware setting will cause alot of web pages to be blocked. ProtoWall is a prog that blocks access to and from your computer. Once Blocklist Manager is installed, you may want to tweak the options. You will probably lose your internet connection for a few seconds.
First, go to the BlueTack website. Anything with an asterisk is a default.
I enabled the personal Exclusions list. Click on the Browse button and go to the folder where Protowall was installed.
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So, the Exclusion list means ‘Exclude these from the list of IP’s that are blocked’. I modified my settings, I’ll explain what I did and why.
You just install the driver once for all network settings. Also – during the installation process, you will most likely lose your internet connection for a brief period protowalll time while the network driver service is being installed. If you get a prompt for the location of Protowall. It then exports the lists in whatever format you choose – it can make lists for Peer Guardian, Protowall, and other apps. Blocklist manager downloads updates every twelve hours, or on demand. Also, go to the forums to see if a solution is listed in the FAQ.
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I’ll skip the Log Locations, u can figure that out. Make sure you hi-lite the ProtoWall. That’s where BlockList Manager comes in. When it’s uninstalled, you get the settings dialog again, and ProtoWall is not in the list. Just keeping Continue Anyway Like 4 or 5 times. My newsgroups don’t have fake files on them; I think protowwall just happen to be in the same range as PeerPeer or something.
Last thing to look at is the Selected Filters:. I have some permit rules set up. It’s free, and there are ppl who will answer questions if you get stuck.
It’s the default list that gets installed, but there are updates available. I found that after installing the programs, clicking on help directed me to some dead links.
If you find an IP or a range of IP addresses you want to block from accessing your computer, add it to the Inclusions. If you used the defaults, it’s in C: It’s empty unless you add some actual exclusions, so click on the Edit Exclusions button to see the list:. Blocklist wants to block this range of addresses from me. For some reason the installer gets it goofed up, and it works best to do it from scratch. This tells Blocklist where you installed the Apps that use the block list.
When I wrote this, there was a choice of two versions – 1.