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If that's a concern, get a tiny-sized one for a digital camera (most cameras have a USB cord and can be read like a hard disk) that you can bite down Please join our friendly community by clicking the button below - it only takes a few seconds and is totally free. It is not the source of the content. --Escape Orbit (Talk) 17:14, 24 May 2009 (UTC) I have now replaced your licensed content and cited your wiki correctly. Is the Linux syntax the Unix syntax? this contact form

Using ubuntu and sharing how to as well as collecting how to scripts for common programs. If you use hubs, you will see all the network traffic on your network. [7] To block ads. Set a password on it you'll remember, and write it down anyway and file that away where you can definitely find it. It would be a little more complex to configure than a hosts file, but it would give more control and allow for wildcards and other more fine-tuned configuration.

Productivity ------------- 7zip Gimp Open office No need for a pdf reader as they can be read using chrome. The chunk Kbrose removed was actually the bit I used to deal with my HOSTS file after moving to win7 a month back... Generally one shouldn't engage in any 'risky' download/browsing behavior while logged in as admin/root.

Whenever you see a new ad, just right-click and add its domain to the "Filter" list. People can uncomment those entries with that particular program or add other entries for other programs that do the same thing. Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account? I find it difficult when helping friends and family as you have to make it so they can easily do the updates and comodo winpatrol and avast in harden mode often

Here's how it works. Also, please understand that the people I help are generally uneducated with internet safety and whatnot and don't really have much of an interest to learn. Reeves 05:43, 25 June 2006 (UTC) I agree with you. But you can't block all of the Porn on the Internet with a hosts file.

Could someone confirm this behavior? --Gynvael Coldwind (talk) 08:54, 10 August 2009 (UTC) Unfortunately, that was, and still is the case; that registry entry is only valid up until Windows 2000.[1] These LOCAL things that only apply to one user are easy to do. I can't understand the warnings about the links pointing to commercial sites. If you are saying that by just dropping my privileges that is all that is required, you are a fool.

hhhobbit 13:13, 14 February 2007 (UTC) Could we have some comment on multiple names on the same ip address line eg " localhost localhost.localdomain" or " localhost.localdomain localhost" and whether the I submit all badly behaving hosts to the author of the MVPS hosts file and let him decide about inclusion. Shall I do it or will you? Synetech (talk) 02:56, 4 June 2016 (UTC) Hostsfile Image[edit] I believe the File:Hostsfile-entry.jpg image is useful in explaining about hosts files and their contents.

Believe me, you really don't want everyone in the house (or office) having privileges to download something they see on a pop-up ad and click "Yes" when it prompts to install... weblink I also still remain unclear of the function of the link to your forum. this is not true. PC Review Home Newsgroups > Microsoft AntiSpyware > Spyware Announcements > Home Home Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Articles Articles Quick Links

  1. The GFDL is not compatible with the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license.
  2. Anyway, the current Syntax section is over-simplified or Windows specific.
  3. Further, DNS cache server poisoning isn't nearly as big as problem as people think it is, but even if it is the TTL (Time To Live) for a host prevents a
  4. Cybre ghost vpn.
  5. Actually, I believe this is just a backup of your hosts file that existed pre-SP2.
  6. Having said that, the only way around this problem if you are using a blocking hosts file is to just turn off the "DNS Client" service.
  7. Here we come to a chicken versus egg problem.
  8. See: Back to top #10 Zone_86 Zone_86 Members 233 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:08:41 PM Posted 24 January 2017 - 04:17 AM I would include some type of web protection
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Register now! So, for whatever it's > worth, I just want to say a general Thank You to all of you spyware "gurus" who > have helped me. ZoneAlarm was doing it every five seconds. navigate here Older software that makes very dumb assumptions about keeping files in their "Program Files" folder, or modifying system-level registry entries will fail - and this is what Microsoft has made all

Google chrome also has a built in pdf reader. Without those names in the hosts file you would instead get unknown: and unknown1: for example. It would be more accurate to classify these techniques as something else. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk • contribs) 15:18, 23 June 2006 (UTC) --- The comments from here

Microsoft. ^ "TCP/IP and NetBT configuration parameters for Windows 2000 or Windows NT".

Cluster headaches forced retirement of Tom in 2007, and the site was renamed "What the Tech". Also it works even with the DHCP Client service running. It works on all Operating Systems and in all modern browsers. You may be safe going to and, but you are 5-20 times more likely to have problems with Gambling sites on the Internet than with all of the sites

You may or may not agree with some of them, but that is just a personal opinion [1] For a LAN hidden behind a firewall that does NAT (Network Address Translation). Actually, they both can and are very frequently used in conjunction with one another. I started by copying my linux hosts file to windows, which I thought is what I used to do on Windows 95 and 98. But if you use it actually tries to connect to a service on your computer which makes it take longer and use up more resources.

Security -Windows Updates (obviously) -Change DNS servers to comodo secure dns (or other service with a little filtering) -Avast Free w/ Hardened Mode Turned On -Malwarebytes -Google Chrome w/ Ublock Origin IMO, there is almost no legitimate reason for a DNS queries every few seconds if that is all you are going to do. BTW, I have been a long-time lurker of this newsgroup and over the past few years have learned so much, and as a result, feel my computer is as safe as It is not known whether there are better ways to workaround this quirk." Mikeburns 16:00, 1 February 2007 (UTC) You can have "DNS Cache" or a blocking hosts file, but not

I have not looked at OpenVMS lately, but I think it is similar to Linux which means that you can have one or more hostnames per line. It SHOULD be done! We are recommended by MVP Hosts file.

In that case you should submit your reasons for this page to be cut to them, not to me. OK, another summary: for some of the people I help we have a quarterly schedule in which I will tune their computer up again: for those who eventually get it, they After all, the query turns into at least one UDP (User Datagram Protocol packet) out to the DNS server and one UDP packet back. Running a local web server can expose a system to increased external attacks; doing so for this purpose is questionable.

How do I know? Macintosh is also susceptible to any exploits that use QuickTime player since that is available for the Macintosh (but not for Linux). Again, I'm a dummy, so apologies if any of the terminology isn't correct.