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Windows 7: Help needed "unblocking websites" please help

23 Jun 2014   #1
vengefulspartan

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 
Help needed "unblocking websites" please help

my brother blocked several websites on my desktop that I regularly use like YouTube deviant art and so on for no other reason than because he is an asshole that knows his way around computers.

now every time I go to those websites error message "this page can't be displayed" pops up immediately any tips on how to unblock them? any help is appreciated


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24 Jun 2014   #2
phantomofrussia

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Does this happen to every website you go to or just some?
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25 Jun 2014   #3
vengefulspartan

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

just the ones he blocked everything else works fine
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25 Jun 2014   #4
phantomofrussia

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Please do the following
1.
click the start button and type in cmd and click enter
type: ping 173.194.46.78
Let me know the results of that.
2.
Go to this location:
c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc

There should be a folder called HOSTS in there. Open that with Notepad and copy and paste that here.
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25 Jun 2014   #5
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Who is the administrator of this computer??
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25 Jun 2014   #6
vengefulspartan

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

ping statistics: packets sent 4 received 3 lost 1
approximate round trip times in milliseconds: minimum 203 maximum 217 average 209

I've copied the text from the HOSTS file into a word document and attached it to this post because it was too long


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File Type: docx This MVPS HOSTS file is a free download from.docx (240.4 KB, 13 views)
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25 Jun 2014   #7
vengefulspartan

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

to layback bear: the pc is for family use so really anyone who uses it is the admin though it's mostly used by me and him
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25 Jun 2014   #8
phantomofrussia

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Are these the websites you are not able to view?
www.wowwiki.com, www.wowhead.com, hackerbot.net, elitehacksor.com, www.youtube.com


If so, you will need to remove those entries from the HOSTS file. You will need to remove the url and the 0.0.0.0 next to the urls. Do not remove any of the other entries in there. Here is a how-to on how to do this: Windows 7 - Edit the Hosts File
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25 Jun 2014   #9
vengefulspartan

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

that worked! thanks for the help I appreciate it
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