I was referring to the program description on top that says »Note: This beta version contains more features but has been less thoroughly tested by the developers.
As this program is by nature a security program, some users may wish to use the stable version.«That would need to be changed.great software! of course, you're never 100% safe from nosy ISPs, so i use this in conjunction with IPFilter µpdater, also very light, portable, and stealth. guys.using version 1.0 (r484) BETA and it leaves 2 keys behind in the registry: HKLM\SYSTEM\Current Control Set\Enum\Root\LEGACY_IPFILTERDRIVERHKLM\SYSTEM\Current Control Set\services\Ip Filter Driver\Enumnot sure about the stable version.
The hosts will block named dns queries to a ip address whereas a p2p connection or socket connections may or may not use named dns connections, thus allowing a direct IP connection even if that "host" is blocked in your HOSTS file.
this and PG2 will block the IP alltogether based on who owns the IP block of file could help block outgoing connections to a host that is specified by its IP address.
Peer Block is a firewall application that uses Internet Protocol (IP) blacklists to prevent certain IP addresses from connecting to your computer.