I recommend doing these operations in the Midnight Commander. I should have new linux and windows host file uploaded later on today . http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.htm#donation Posted by Hosts News at 5:03 PM Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to FacebookShare to Pinterest 3 comments: DJNovember 17, 2016 at 7:55 PMWish you'd unblock a few pages! Regards, Manny Carvalho MS-MVP Windows 2002-2015 Reply With Quote Quick Navigation Computer Help Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Announcements Communications from Agnitum this contact form
does anyone have experience with a hosts file to help this? uniqs2323 Share « Texas dept of health no longer supports IE11 • Online Behavioral Advertising »page: 1 · 2 · 3 · next Bill_MIBill In MichiganMVMjoin:2001-01-03Royal Oak, MI31.4 5.2·WOW Internet and..TP-Link i don't use a large hosts file, if i did, i'd stick with acrylic & put the entries into the acrylichost file in lieu of windows host file. I do run ad blockers and things like tamper monkey but that is just to clean up pages and get rid of crap that clutters up the pages.And i still do http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/3755/mvps-hosts-201004/
Reproduction of information on this site, in any form, is prohibited without express written permission.Microsoft and or MVPS.org are in no way affiliated with, nor offers endorsement of, this site. Anything that goes into the Internet, prior to querying any DNS checks the hosts file and if the requested site name is found (i.e. I probably have the Windows DNS service going. jonjongx Hero Member Posts: 776 Re: Make the Internet suck less with a custom hosts file « Reply #19 on: March 15, 2015, 01:43:28 PM » Quote from: Aleph on March
But they work mainly for browsers and mail clients.The hosts file protects the whole system and it works as a kind of "initial DNS". Wired or Wireless Mouse? [No,IWillNotFixYour#@$!!Computer] by Hazy Arc351. Let's assume the names are "hostupgrade", "hostrestore" and they are saved in the folder "/home/aleph".Then in a Konsole log in as root:Code: [Select]su -l(the parameter -l gives you the root environment) reelcat Sr.
As far as blocking files, like the HOSTS file, I'm of the opinion if one is a savy user then they slow things down. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. But they work mainly for browsers and mail clients.The hosts file protects the whole system and it works as a kind of "initial DNS". http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.htm I just reformat it.
Several functions may not work. But i had the ad servers blocked this lets me help out a fave web site and still not see even their tasteful ad-banner. Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account? So the list is quite smaller compared to Hosts.
Noted on the website.Windows 8 requires special instructions Windows 7 requires special instructionsWin Vista requires special instructionsI would also like to know too, regarding the special instructions.Haven't used a host file http://mvpshostsnews.blogspot.com/2016/10/mvps-hosts-file-update-october-20-2016.html The Hosts file is loaded into memory (cache) at startup, so there is no need to turn on, adjust or change any settings with the exception of the DNS Client service Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders Advanced Search Forum The Lounge Computer Help Is there significant value in using a The original idea is explained on this link : http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htm As the above link explains , you can put HOSTS file inside your windows system files and it will do the
Once again...I appreciate the follow-up feedback, MTDay! The hostupgrade script must be run firsr, as it downloads the hosts.zapas file.In order to check if the script is in place, run:Code: [Select]find /etc/cron.weekly | grep hostupgradeand you should see Using the site is easy and fun. navigate here CalamityKen Guest Posts: n/a 21-10-2004, 12:35 AM Sid?
Aleph Hero Member Posts: 767 Re: Make the Internet suck less with a custom hosts file « Reply #25 on: March 16, 2015, 01:08:54 PM » Sorry, more questions...1- Which name it is an unwanted site) the request is redirected to localhost. consisting of two Greyhounds, both of which are now very fast angels, and one Saluki Lurcher Reply With Quote 19 Apr 2012,02:32 #5 Manny Carvalho View Profile View Forum Posts Administrator
Two scripts - one running once a week and the other - everyday. I thought you are using OpenDNS as your DNS service which is pretty reliable and it seems to me that having a local proxy DNS proxy won't offer much improvement unless Other Programs using the MVPS HOSTS file Hosts Block NOAD Virusface Linux and Mac Users Although I do not use either Linux or a Mac, I often get requests for "How his comment is here Great tutorial!I'll do everything slowly tomorrow.Thank you very much reelcat!!
This was more efficient because of wildcards and how you don't have to add all of the sub domains when ad companies add more and more. It's on my dns server so everyone on my LAN is automatically included. · actions · 2015-Jan-20 12:40 pm · Sportsfanjoin:2012-03-261.8 1.0·CenturyLink1 edit
The MVPS Hosts file is > without a doubt the best one available, and I hate to see them miss > anything! IE 11 copy/paste problem It has come to our attention that people using Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11) are having trouble with copy/paste to the forum. Logged AMD Quad Core - 8GB RAM - 120GB SSDMake it rain for PCLinuxOS!*Perseverance Furthers. Logged IceWM - Openbox - LXDE - ¿KDE?
i use where the protocol is utp and the remote address is dns servers, 127.0.0.1 and the remote port is dns allow Last edited by KronckeW; 18 Apr 2012 at 20:20.