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Windows 7: Editting hosts file

29 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64
Editting hosts file

Why can't I edit my hosts files in my Windows directory? I open the hosts file using notepad but when I click save it opens the Saves As.. box instead of just saving. Any suggestions?

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29 Mar 2010   #2
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Hello bishop101.

You have to open notepad using run as.

Editting hosts file-notepad.jpg

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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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