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Windows 7: Host file blocked sites hit logger.

05 Dec 2013   #1
lXilEl

Windows 7 x64
 
 
Host file blocked sites hit logger.

Does anyone know of any software to monitor the host file and log every time it blocks a site? I use HostMan for my list but I have over 35,000 sites on it and I need to match a few specific hits. The best I can think of is using Wireshark to log then search it, but that's a pain in the butt.


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05 Dec 2013   #2
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

I do not know of software that will do what you want - but can you please explain (again) why you want to do this? Are you wanting to reduce the entries in the hosts file to those that you actually use?
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05 Dec 2013   #3
lXilEl

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Well kinda, a few of the blocks interfered with adblock plus, but I already found them. They were blocking my ability to bypass advertisements on a few streaming sites. Honestly I still cannot figure out why exactly but I am sure because every time I turned off one or the other I could bypass them again lol.

All good though, thanks for the reply
-Drew
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06 Dec 2013   #4
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Glad that you got it sorted...
...because I could not say much more on the topic
...since discussing ad blocking is against forum rules:
http://www.sevenforums.com/general-d...ease-read.html

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14) No ad blocking discussions. This site depends on ads to pay for the costs of running and maintaining it.
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