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Windows 7: editing hosts file

30 Nov 2012   #11
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

IP Address:
93.92.211.11

You can block that IP in Internet Properties --> Security Tab ---> Restricted Sites


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05 Dec 2012   #12
droidus

64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
If you use Foxfire, yes.
what if i have mbam installed?

also, i can still access asite.com with the code:

Code:
127.0.0.1       localhost
#	::1             localhost

127.0.0.1 asite.com
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05 Dec 2012   #13
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

Your last example has cnn.com (not asite.com)

Add www. to the beginning of asite.com

Close all browsers after updating the HOSTS file.
You may also need to clear Browser temp files - cache, history, etc.
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05 Dec 2012   #14
Parman

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Also run ipconfig /flushdns to remove any local dns cache.
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05 Dec 2012   #15
droidus

64 bit
 
 

are there any good host text files out there that block bad sites, advertising stuff, etc.?
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05 Dec 2012   #16
Injust

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 

http://***********.mvps.org/hosts.htm

EDIT: Oh wow, SevenForums blocks that URL
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06 Dec 2012   #17
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

Did adding www. to the site name and clearing the cache's get the block working with your HOSTS file?
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06 Dec 2012   #18
kradangel

Windows 7 x64
 
 

you might need to clear your registry using 3rd party like ccleaner and can be use to clear all the cookies, temp file, browser history, windows temp file. Let us know if you still access the site.
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