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Discussion in 'Programming & Webmastering' started by DrPepper, Apr 4, 2008.

  1. DrPepper

    DrPepper The Doctor is in the house

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    Ok I know that the firewall is there to protect people and the school from harmfull websites etc but being a senior I believe we should have more access to the internet than say the younger kids. It started today when I was on the schools new laptop and I inserted my SDcard so I could listen to music and bam! I had access to the network without restrictions meaning I could install apps etc etc etc What could I install on my laptop :) to get past the restrictions on say wikipedia. This is mostly for chemistry reasons.
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    explain :p
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    burn a Ubuntu live CD..then get into the computer's BIOS, and set the CD rom drive as first boot device.

    insert the CD and BOOM! You are on a new OS, that can't be logged (on CD, can't save ANY data :D)
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    Linux Live CD --> Run Linux --> no software written for Windows will work --> Wikipedia.
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    In theory it should work, I never had the chance to try it.

    Just watch out, CD drives aren't exactly quiet, and you may get some attention ;)
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    I know I am. Feel free to marvel in my awesomeness, and leave chocolates on my desk while I work out how to get rid of my headache.
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    ummm no it wont work i have posted in at least two other threads about this ages ago the school network goes thru a firewall hence it dont matter if your on linux, windows, mac they all go thru the same firewall.

    http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?t=10361

    i cant find my old old one
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    easiest way thru is to check how far your schools filter goes copy cmd.exe from your home pc onto your SD card and run it off that then type ping www.websiteyouwanttovisit.com and use the ip that comes up in the address bar of ie or FF or whatever

    if that wont work you need a 3rd party app to get thru if you leave your PC on 24/7 at home you can connect to that with remote access in windows
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    but the good news is I have unlimited access to the laptop so I can end processes change bios etc install drivers and hide them in hidden files in the hard drive.
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    install firefox to begin :p cause ie is shit and you could always try foxyproxy
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    I doubt they had the sense to block the standard google search on firefox's default home page that might work
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    they blocked google or just keywords in google?
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    then it will still block them thru the FF page...try pinging google that should let you in if not you can go thru a proxy
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    I used to use a proxy site, cant rem the name exactly, but there are loads out there, you tell it the site you want and it effectively redirects you through the proxy site, not using any words from the site you are going to so the firewall doesnt pick it up. That is if the proxy isnt blocked. The IT guys used to sit there watching everyones screen (remotely) and block sites manually if we found a way round. :mad: , used to be a fun challenge tho, lol!

    They used to use RM Safety net, damn thing. I'm sure there is a way for 6th Form and the like to have lesser restrictions, I couldnt do any reasearch on games, PC's, mobiles or anything for my projects!!!
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    Most if not all the major proxies are blocked because when one vulnerability is found the idiot tells everyone and eventualy they block it. Do you think there is any services I could end from task manager. Also is there any programs I could put on it.
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    there are tons of programs here ill throw one up here for you

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    whats that one do?
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    straight proxy for ie

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