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gman454

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I modified the registry to remove the address bar to keep my employees from surfing the web
but they can retrieve the address bar under view tab and toolbars and bring it back up. how can I make the address bar hidden and not retreivable :confused:
 
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That's a bandaid fix, which will not stop Internet browsing.

You need to write corporate policy and monitor their use of the Internet, and state they will be dismissed for non business use.
 
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packet sniffers?

you can use the reg edit but whats stopping them from just installing firefox where you cant block them?

the best thing to do is to let them surf the web

fine out which sites thay all use, then add those sites into the hosts file, and have it redirect them to the web page that you want them to stay on

you will need to keep them out of the hosts files

better hope they don't know about it.

or lock that file just incase they know about it
 

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I have the site I want them to use but it has links to all the corp sites and files. is the redirecting going to create a problem with veiwing different links on the site.
also were is the host file iv never used it

thanks again
 
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nope it works like this

suppose you have one worker who goes on happyhentai.com (anime porn) lol

and you wanted him to stop

you would do this in the hosts file

"the website you want him on" www.happyhentai.com

now, when ever he goes on the hentai website, he will be redirected to the website you want him on

PS you do not put your website in quotes ""


hosts files are located in C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc




the hosts files are normally used to block ads

by directing all ads to 127.0.0.1

heres how it looks when you block ads

127.0.0.1 www.doubleclick.net
127.0.0.1 ad.doubleclick.net
127.0.0.1 ad.preferences.com
127.0.0.1 ads.doubleclick.com
127.0.0.1 ads.infospace.com
127.0.0.1 ads.msn.com
127.0.0.1 ads.switchboard.com
127.0.0.1 doubleclick.net
127.0.0.1 ads.doubleclick.net
127.0.0.1 ad2.doubleclick.net
127.0.0.1 ad3.doubleclick.net
127.0.0.1 ad4.doubleclick.net
127.0.0.1 ad5.doubleclick.net
127.0.0.1 ad6.doubleclick.net
127.0.0.1 ad7.doubleclick.net
127.0.0.1 ad8.doubleclick.net
127.0.0.1 ad9.doubleclick.net
127.0.0.1 ad.ch.doubleclick.net
127.0.0.1 ad.linkexchange.com
127.0.0.1 ads.enliven.com
127.0.0.1 oz.valueclick.com
127.0.0.1 banner.linkexchange.com

127.0.0.1 is not a page so it doesnt load thus stopping the ad
 

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OK sounds like this could help the problem

thanks again for all the help
 
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