Program blocking in a wireless router?

  martd77 11:26 14 May 2008
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hi my son has a penchant for online games which suck up the bandwidth so much that sometime my internet is at a crawl.
My main pc is on 10mb cable broadband which is attached to a belkin 5d7231 wireless router which feeds my two kids pcs and my wifes laptop.

Getting my son off the internet is a struggle in itself,is there a way that i can block him from playing these games if i need to?WOW and GUNZ are the main culprits

thanks any advice appreciated

  Kemistri 15:18 14 May 2008

Since all his traffic will have to go through the server of some kind of service provider, you could make a entry for its IP in Web Filtering. Add a schedule if desired. A bit of a sledgehammer solution perhaps.

  martd77 11:46 15 May 2008

Bit over my head that! i was looking for some setting in the wireless router that would help sort this out

  Kemistri 16:10 15 May 2008

That's a simple solution and it is in the router.

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