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Windows 7: Hosts File : New Tutorial!

15 Apr 2010   #11
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

I just mad a change to this one and I think it looks better.

Under "Option Three" I removed the second snip and put the ping commands in a Code box.

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15 Apr 2010   #12
mpcrsc562

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Wow, thanks for the info. I've always wondered how to do that manually. That's good.

If I may -- not intending to show up the work you've done -- I've always used Spybot - Search & Destroy for adding Host Files automatically.
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15 Apr 2010   #13
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello mpcrsc562.



Thanks, Spybot S&D is the first time I'd heard of the Hosts File also, it's just something that caught my interest and I decided to learn how it works.


Actually, the MVPS Hosts File in the "Info" is a very good Hosts File to use.
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15 Apr 2010   #14
mpcrsc562

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post

Actually, the MVPS Hosts File in the "Info" is a very good Hosts File to use.
Where is that?
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15 Apr 2010   #15
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mpcrsc562 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post

Actually, the MVPS Hosts File in the "Info" is a very good Hosts File to use.
Where is that?

It's here.

Blocking Unwanted Parasites with a Hosts File
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15 Apr 2010   #16
mpcrsc562

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mpcrsc562 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post

Actually, the MVPS Hosts File in the "Info" is a very good Hosts File to use.
Where is that?

It's here.

Blocking Unwanted Parasites with a Hosts File
Thank you.

Is it as simple as cut and paste to add from MVPS to my system?
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15 Apr 2010   #17
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mpcrsc562 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mpcrsc562 View Post

Where is that?

It's here.

Blocking Unwanted Parasites with a Hosts File
Thank you.

My pleasure mate.
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15 Apr 2010   #18
mpcrsc562

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mpcrsc562 View Post
Is it as simple as cut and paste to add from MVPS to my system?
Figured it out...

Used MVPS batch file then used Spybot to add its list.
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19 Apr 2010   #19
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

For those interested.



I've re-done a couple of the snips and repositioned some of the watermarks, I also made all the links look the same; to me , it looks a lot better.
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