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Windows 7: Hosts file in Win7 x64

31 Jan 2010   #1
kevvyb

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 
Hosts file in Win7 x64

I cannot find the hosts file and need to check that it has not been changed.

Looked in:

%systemroot%\system32\drivers

Can anyone help?


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31 Jan 2010   #2
nate42nd

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

%systemroot%\system32\drivers\etc

Good luck
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14 Apr 2010   #3
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Seven Forums now has a tutorial on the subject of the Hosts File, it can be view at the link below.

Hosts File : Use in Windows 7 / Vista
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07 Nov 2015   #4
Angus94

Windows 7 Professional x64 (6.1, Build 7601)
 
 

i dont have an etc folder,


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07 Nov 2015   #5
derekimo

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That's interesting, does a search in explorer using this,

c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc

Bring any result?

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07 Nov 2015   #6
Angus94

Windows 7 Professional x64 (6.1, Build 7601)
 
 

its there, could it be hidden


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07 Nov 2015   #7
Angus94

Windows 7 Professional x64 (6.1, Build 7601)
 
 

its all good, i use a 3rd party file manager and now ive just checked it through win explorer and i can find it, sorry
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07 Nov 2015   #8
derekimo

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It isn't hidden for me. Are you in an Admin account?
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08 Nov 2015   #9
Angus94

Windows 7 Professional x64 (6.1, Build 7601)
 
 

derekimo

its all good, i use a 3rd party file manager (FreeCommander XE) and now ive just checked it through win explorer and i can find it, sorry
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08 Nov 2015   #10
derekimo

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No worries, glad you found it.
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