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Windows 7: Hosts File : New Tutorial!

14 Apr 2010   #1
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 
Hosts File : New Tutorial!

I'm aware this is not an everyday subject but I found that my total lack of knowledge on the subject made me want to acquire some understanding of how it works; I do see requests for info about the Hosts File from time to time so I hope it's a help to some.

Hosts File : Use in Windows 7 / Vista
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14 Apr 2010   #2
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

I forgot to add this one to the tutorial but it's there now.

Hosts File : New Tutorial!-ebay.jpg


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14 Apr 2010   #3
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

Nice Work Ted,
Good to have something to point to when the need arises.
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14 Apr 2010   #4
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello Derek.



The main reason I learned about it is because I thoroughly embarrassed myself trying to help someone with a question about the Hosts File not long ago.




Thanks mate!
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14 Apr 2010   #5
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

For those who don't know anything about a Hosts file, information is here
Hosts file - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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14 Apr 2010   #6
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello Jacee, thank you!
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14 Apr 2010   #7
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

You're welcome Kid, and thank you for the tutorial!
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14 Apr 2010   #8
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
You're welcome Kid, and thank you for the tutorial!


My pleasure, I hope you can find a use for it.
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14 Apr 2010   #9
hubris

W7, Xp Pro
 
 

Nice, though i'm surprised it wasn't put up before.

i usually add entries manually. two of my favourites.
127.0.0.1 doubleclick.co
127.0.0.1 ad.doubleclick.net

lol.
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15 Apr 2010   #10
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello hubris, thanks for the info.
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