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Windows 7: Hosts file redirect not working


29 Aug 2013   #1

 
 
Hosts file redirect not working

Hello,

I have been trying for two days to redirect sites I changed the host files and that didn't work I also reset IE and also disabled and reenabled the TCP/IP v 4 & 6. I also change the networks file in the C:/windows/system32/drivers/etc/networks. After all of this and an abundant amount of research but still have no solution.

Thank you for all help in advanced.

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31 Aug 2013   #2

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Welcome to Seven Forums hondaprelude. What exactly are you trying to do? A Guy
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31 Aug 2013   #3

 
 

In trying to redirect certain sites that I have found my little brother going to on my computer to a site like Google.com but when I put the site redirect in the host files it still goes to said site instead of Google.com
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31 Aug 2013   #4

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Is this the method you are using?

Redirect or Block Web Sites Using HOSTS File

A Guy
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31 Aug 2013   #5

 
 

Yes that is the method
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31 Aug 2013   #6

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And you set the correct ip address, and followed those instructions exactly and it does not work? Can you post a screenshot of your HOSTs file changes?

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