How to stop internet access on 1 pc

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At work we have an SBS server linked to the internet via a sonicwall router.

Anyone know how I can stop 1 computer on the network accessing the internet (or anything bar 1 piece of software for that matter)
 
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You could configure the PC in question to use a none existant proxy
That way every connection it tries will go nowhere
 
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At work we have an SBS server linked to the internet via a sonicwall router.

Anyone know how I can stop 1 computer on the network accessing the internet (or anything bar 1 piece of software for that matter)

I would have thought you could specify a special rule within the router itself.

If not...

1. Hosts File
2. Software firewall on the PC itself, just give the program you need to give net access an exception
 
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OK, I changed the DNS servers to 111.111.111.111 that stopped the internet working easy enough.

Second problem - I need to completely lock down the PC as in only one piece of software will work via a shortcut on the desktop, is there an easy way of doing this?
 
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If you're running a domain on the SBS network you're using don't forget DNS is important so I wouldnt recommend just turning it off on the machine!
 
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Second problem - I need to completely lock down the PC as in only one piece of software will work via a shortcut on the desktop, is there an easy way of doing this?

Windows SteadyState.

If you're running a domain on the SBS network you're using don't forget DNS is important so I wouldnt recommend just turning it off on the machine!

Agreed. This could create a lot of issues.
 
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