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Windows 7: Windows 7 Host File

22 May 2010   #1
scorpion09

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Windows 7 Host File

Hi all, just joined, so hope I'm in the right area When editting the Windows Host File to block web sites, does editting this file affect EVERY user on the system? I'm running Windows 7 Ulimate with 2 users. Me, being Administrator. Thank you.


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22 May 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by scorpion09 View Post
Hi all, just joined, so hope I'm in the right area When editting the Windows Host File to block web sites, does editting this file affect EVERY user on the system? I'm running Windows 7 Ulimate with 2 users. Me, being Administrator. Thank you.
It should.. If it is located in the correct directory it is global.
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23 May 2010   #3
scorpion09

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

I was hoping it wouldnt. Anyway of editting it so it only effects 1 user?
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23 May 2010   #4
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Do it through Parental Controls.
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23 May 2010   #5
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

I just want to post a link to this tutorial so others will know of it.


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