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Windows 7: hosts file ! Safe to delete ?

16 Apr 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
hosts file ! Safe to delete ?

Can i delete the host file from C \ Windows \ System32 \ Drivers \ etc \ ?
Would that be a problem ?
Thanks.

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16 Apr 2011   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

And why would you delete it?
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16 Apr 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by logicearth View Post
And why would you delete it?
Nice. You answer with a question.
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16 Apr 2011   #4

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

Why would you and want to?
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16 Apr 2011   #5

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stereo View Post
Nice. You answer with a question.
And you fail to answer. Guess you are not really looking for help?
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16 Apr 2011   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by logicearth View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stereo View Post
Nice. You answer with a question.
And you fail to answer. Guess you are not really looking for help?
You expect from me to answer to my question ?
If you know if it's safe or not to delete this file, answer ( if you want ) but if you don't know, do not answer, do not ask why / when / who / what

Cheers
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16 Apr 2011   #7

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

And why should I not do those things? It is stated in the rules I must only answer your initial question with no question of my own?
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16 Apr 2011   #8

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stereo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by logicearth View Post
And why would you delete it?
Nice. You answer with a question.
Well we would like to know why you want to delete this file that only takes up 824 bytes.

But hey why not just DELETE the whole System32 folder. That way you won't have all those extra files on you PC.
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16 Apr 2011   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

No, we expect to understand your reasoning on asking the question that you asked, since it is a very odd question.
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16 Apr 2011   #10

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stereo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by logicearth View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stereo View Post
Nice. You answer with a question.
And you fail to answer. Guess you are not really looking for help?
You expect from me to answer to my question ?
If you know if it's safe or not to delete this file, answer ( if you want ) but if you don't know, do not answer, do not ask why / when / who / what

Cheers
OK Will do.
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