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  1.    04 Aug 2015 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    UK
    Posts : 30
    Win10 Build 10166

    Block complete connection to The Internet with windows?


    Hi Guys after switching over to Win 10 and not using Kaspersky anymore until they have refined a working version of their latest product I can't find any way to block complete access to the Internet. In Kaspersky there was a setting that blocked all access.

    Is it possible to do this too in Win 10 as there are times when I need to block access whilst my DJ studio is being used as I don't want a sudden download and reboot because of some program update while I am in the middle of a recording session, any help please?

    Many thanks

    DJ Steve
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  2.    04 Aug 2015 #2
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Posts : 91
    64-bit 10240 10 Pro

    I would go back to Kaspesrky if it is compatible. I went back to Avast Internet Security and I have no problems blocking all Net access,
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  3.    04 Aug 2015 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    UK
    Posts : 30
    Win10 Build 10166
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by Gary View Post
    I would go back to Kaspesrky if it is compatible. I went back to Avast Internet Security and I have no problems blocking all Net access,
    It works Gary but it is so buggy it just makes more problems than it is worth at present, keeps crashing and wanting to send daily upwards of 2-3 GB of data dumps in one week it had filled my 120GB SSD full of data dumps and I hadn't realised why until I checked under the hood. I can do without that at present, I'll wait on Kaspersky until it is Win 10 ready some time soon. In the meantime I still need a solution to my problem

    DJ Steve
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  4.    04 Aug 2015 #4
    Join Date : May 2015
    Central IL
    Posts : 4,367
    Mac OS Sierra

    Set your connection to a Metered Connection. Then you control when it does something. The Firewall is not going to stop Windows Downloader to go out and grab updates. I have not had to reboot Windows 10 yet after updates are installed.
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  5.    05 Aug 2015 #5
    Join Date : Jul 2014
    Serbia
    Posts : 10,647
    W10 Insider + Linux

    You can just disable network adapter used to connect to internet,
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  6.    05 Aug 2015 #6
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    In a house with a crazy cat trying to kill me
    Posts : 17,468
    Win 7 32, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1 64 Pro, Win 10 64 Education Edition

    This is a nice program which shuts off/turns on your internet connection. And it's free. It's working on 10 just fine.

    InternetOff allows you to quickly turn off the internet so that you can go offline. When you need the connection, you can enable the internet easily for some period (and it will be automatically turned off) or permanently in just two clicks. Besides the program lets you password protect access to the internet.
    Internet Off - Internet Blocking App for Windows
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  7.    05 Aug 2015 #7
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    UK
    Posts : 30
    Win10 Build 10166
    Thread Starter

    Many thanks that is exactly what I wanted, you sir are a Star!!!

    Danke sehr das ist genau das, was ich wollte, du bist ein Stern!

    DJ Steve
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  8.    05 Aug 2015 #8
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    In a house with a crazy cat trying to kill me
    Posts : 17,468
    Win 7 32, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1 64 Pro, Win 10 64 Education Edition

    Glad I could help
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  9.    07 Sep 2017 #9
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Nine Mile Falls WA
    Posts : 525
    win 10 pro x64

    Is this program virus free and so forth been looking for a way to do this for a very long time i came across this post searching the forums. let me know if so i will get this app looks nice.
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  10.    08 Sep 2017 #10

    If you're using blocking programs, you're still connected to the internet. The simplest solution as mentioned above is not to connect the computer to the internet in the first place.
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