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bodhi.zazenApril 5th, 2011, 08:52 PMOK, glad you got it working. C) I do not recommend doing this if you HOST WEB PAGES from your PC. Those of you who know vi well know what I mean by that; if you don't know vi well, you won't really understand why that is the case. investigate.

Sadi58April 3rd, 2012, 12:35 PMThanks... I've had some feedback that COMODO antivirus, and System Mechanic seems to have issues with the "" prefix ... November 4, 2011 HOSTS file link: Side note- You might want to install an ad-blocking extension in your browser so you don't see the annoying "page not found" error where It is now deleting it before I log onto the net and doesn't even inform me of a detection, I have to search the detailed report to find what it's done.

When they get around to solving this issue you will need to download another copy of the Host File from and follow the instructions. I keep the downloaded copy from on a flash drive and turn off KIS whilst I copy and paste the host file to replace the one KIS wipes out each Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. The problem is how to merge multiple huge hosts files and to rid yourself of duplicate entries.

As far as I know, the only program that editet the hosts file is Spybot S&DI think you will find that Kaspersky "fixed" the issue by disinfecting "deleting" the altered host and install the hostfile on your system. You can remove or comment out the offending host. Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content PC Pitstop Members Forums Calendar More PC

Kaspersky "fixed" the issue, but now I'm worried that it has deleted/changed files that were working correctly.Btw, what does MVPS stands for? These are the only Hosts on my PC's - I do not have Spybot . End of disclaimer. 1) >>>>>>> BACKUP YOUR HOSTS FILE <<<<<<<<< $ sudo cp /etc/hosts /etc/hosts.old 2) Download a good hosts file. I've tried to put it under exceptions, no luck thereit just ignores any attempt to bypass the Host file.

mellowchuck123November 23rd, 2011, 01:47 AMHere are the 9 lists I currently use if you would like to use your own script instead and sort and update your own HOSTS file -- My host file was 4 months old, but Winpatrol and notified me there was a change, so I thought this was a threat and allowed KIS to disinfect. Timeking 15.03.2013 20:23 KIS2013 detected this, ran some special scan, supposedly fixed it, rebooted, and ran full scan again without detecting anything. Download: (130 kb) How To: Download and Extract the HOSTS file HOSTS File - Frequently Asked Questions Note: the "text" version (488 kb) makes a great resource for determining possible

ijen360 16.03.2013 01:07 QUOTE(eljay376 @ 15.03.2013 22:24) Ditto this, have allowed KIS2013 to "disinfect", re-boot and re-scan with negative result. weblink Using the site is easy and fun. Some users may see a pop-up from certain Security programs about changes to the HOSTS file. You can as well and correct me if I am wrong.

In case you're wondering ... thanks... This will allow the introduction of the original dos2unix package, which also supports conversion to MacOS style files. navigate here Will continue to monitor this forum kickstart 16.03.2013 16:15 Kaspersky Lab Forum > English User Forum > Protection for Home Users > Kaspersky Internet Security & Anti-Virus > KIS 2012 Now

Everything redirected to and no important update URLs or something similar were blocked by it. Once installed locate the Hostsman location, right-click on "hm.exe" and select: PropertiesClick the Compatibility tab and select: "Run as Administrator" [screenshot] Rename the HOSTS file on the fly ... Maybe you can compile it from source/port it to Ubuntu?

That means: paste in the additional lines AFTER what's already in there!

Aborting now ... I think what I meant by alternatives is additions to the host file such as know hijack sites and what not. Stay logged in Sign up now! My concern is more and more sites will follow this model to counter ad block methods.

mellowchuck123December 30th, 2011, 03:34 AMthanks mellowchuck... Edit: Can't spell. Quick question: have you checked the sites listed? i'm just trying to find something easy that would allow me to load up all these hosts file blocking lists as well as all the ABP blocking lists and malware lists

At some point, hit "mx" (that will mark that spot as an "x"). I've wondered what > happens 5 years from now with this file ... February 14, 2012 HOSTS file link: Side note- You might want to install an ad-blocking extension in your browser so you don't see the annoying "page not found" error where Just >wondering how this will ever end or will it never end.

This especially applies to Laptop users who travel or bring their work machines home. ipernarJune 9th, 2010, 04:29 PMHere is a link to a site with a script to update your hosts file: hostsfile.mine ( here is my host file if you wish to block Back to top #4 radio radio Gator skins 4sale Anti-Spyware Brigade 12,748 posts Gender:Male Location:CT Posted 02 December 2004 - 08:55 PM Welcome to the Pit Mike p.s. The disadvantage of a hosts file is that you need to manually keep the list up to date and you would have to keep it up to date on each desktop.

Don't do that." Douglas Adams (1952-2001)"Imagination is more important than knowledge. bodhi.zazenMay 4th, 2011, 07:50 AMUh, so just a heads up. I guess part of the list is also from a 'not desireable' list, perhaps used in companies. If you actually already have the updates in your HOSTS file, Kaspersky blocks access to the file until you add it as an exclusion or allow a complete overwrite of your

No further action is necessary.Is Kaspersky 2013 giving false positives on this particular "trojan?" Kaspersky proceeded to quaranteen/disinfect it, and all was supposed to be well with "no further action needed." to load. Some recomended reading on using a proxy (its a totally new idea to me so I know nothing about it). Knowledge is limited.

bodhi.zazenApril 5th, 2011, 06:16 PMI need help with using the update script, I'm very new with Ubuntu so I could use a little more detailed instruction on the process. We are going to add some lines to it.