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Windows 7: Hosts File : Use in Windows 7 / Vista

14 Apr 2010   #10
LADYPINKtomato1

Windows 8 - 64-bit
 
 

BFK.. thanks for this.. I had never understood how those worked..


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15 Apr 2010   #11
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello LPt, I'm glad it helps you out.
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15 Apr 2010   #12
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

I used the hosts file extensively with XP. I haven't messed with it yet in Win 7.
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15 Apr 2010   #13
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CarlTR6 View Post
I used the hosts file extensively with XP. I haven't messed with it yet in Win 7.
Hello Carl.



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15 Apr 2010   #14
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Thanks for the tip
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15 Apr 2010   #15
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello Carl, you're welcome!















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15 Apr 2010   #16
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Done!
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16 Apr 2010   #17
Corrine

Windows 7 & Windows Vista Ultimate
 
 

Although it was mentioned in the tutorial that the #sign is used to add a comment, your reminder is a good reminder. It will help sort out problems if your entry causes problems.
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16 Apr 2010   #18
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Corrine View Post
Although it was mentioned in the tutorial that the #sign is used to add a comment, your reminder is a good reminder. It will help sort out problems if your entry causes problems.
Thanks Corrine. That is exactly why I posted the suggestion. I once blocked something that I didn't intend to block. This made it easy to find and delete that line.
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17 Apr 2010   #19
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

I meant the tip to put the entries at the top of the list instead of at the bottom of the list is a good one.
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