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post #11 of 17
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what do you mean by this?
insulting other members is not the best way to help people.

karan.t
unless he is getting it from say steam or another similar program he will 9/10 can not play it online anyways.
What are you talking about ? Im saying I thoght the people he was trying to keep from downloading torrents were'nt comptuer savy. Try actually reading the whole post.
Edited by mhsbrian - 6/24/08 at 9:56am
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post #12 of 17
Well you need to just tell him you dont wanna get in trouble for downloading stuff. If hes only gonna be with you for a month you should let him use the pc as much as he wants you have 11 months out of the year to play on it. Blocking torrents thru ports wont work because even if you cant connect torrents will still download best way to do is is maybe give him a limited acount and not install utorrent.
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post #13 of 17
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mmmm wat i have done right now is blocked uTorrent from Zone Alerm.
Went into his uTorrent Client and told it to skip downloading one of the rar files
so it wil give him an error when he finished downloading and trys to extract it
i set download limit to 1kbs

but i am sure the last 2 he can figure out
but the first i hope not

and changed the Port on uTorrent to just 3 lol
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Hope you dont mind me asking, but how old is your brother?

And yes, firewall the actual program, create a rule, with a different name, ie. something he wont notice. Then when he goes to launch the program, its connection will be cut off.
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Why not just put a lock on your computer, or create a limited user account with only a few mbs of harddrive space.
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post #16 of 17
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thats a good idea change the same to something he wont notice

ya i have him as a limited user but if he wants to install something he can say make me admin and i cant say no

i have 1TB of HDD Space so if i give him less he would notice lol
i have diffrent partition of diffrent things so i have already hidden some entertainment partitions

the people who think i am trying to hog the comp lol
i am not i am out at the office anyway but the only problem is i need to do my essays at night if there r games on there he wont get off
and he wont sleep or let others work lol

u know how it is
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post #17 of 17
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Originally Posted by karan.t View Post
thats a good idea change the same to something he wont notice

ya i have him as a limited user but if he wants to install something he can say make me admin and i cant say no

i have 1TB of HDD Space so if i give him less he would notice lol
i have diffrent partition of diffrent things so i have already hidden some entertainment partitions

the people who think i am trying to hog the comp lol
i am not i am out at the office anyway but the only problem is i need to do my essays at night if there r games on there he wont get off
and he wont sleep or let others work lol

u know how it is
It's your computer, yes? If you need to get work done, then tell him so. Is he that unreasonable, that he doesn't understand that. He can wait till you sleep to play, lol
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