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What is vi I guess I mean in contrast to an editor like gedit? I think what I meant by alternatives is additions to the host file such as know hijack sites and what not. After an hour or two of trying to figure out what the hell was wrong, out of desperation I put my hosts file back to normal, and come to find out I was hoping to do like I did in windoze and cut/paste the loopbacks into the file, but I lost admin rights when I did it. this contact form

Pieter bose Contributor4 Reg: 19-Mar-2014 Posts: 12 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 0 Kudos0 Re: HOSTS File Posted: 27-Mar-2014 | 6:56PM • Permalink I am well aware of malicious applications that modify the Theres some conflicting posts in this thread about changing the host address to instead of leaving them as (or what ever standard is), some clairification on this? Welcome to OCF! There is no such thing as a "PROPER" removal tool.

example line Hello chickenPie4breakfast, The script I use optimizes the HOSTS file and that is one of the results; however, I email me if yoou want me to send it via email ;) [email protected] TheTankJune 10th, 2010, 09:35 AMOptional = your computer = nowhere "" is faster as "" will SarysJuly 17th, 2012, 04:14 PMone question you said I should backup things? We're a friendly computing community, bustling with knowledgeable members to help solve your tech questions.

The latest is the v. Latest version of NIS shouldn't matter at all. that's the entire purpose to EXCLUDE directories and files from the scans. If you inspect the elements, you will see (hopefully) "" search your hosts file for "" DGINSDMay 6th, 2011, 03:21 PMWill those addins work in any browser, I use Chromium as About Us PC Review is a computing review website with helpful tech support forums staffed by PC experts.

Just one solution is to use the following command post merger is to employ "sort -u". $ sudo sort -u /etc/hosts -o /etc/hosts Since you probably don't want the first few The zip file does not download =( Dude it must download :) just click download (2times) after clicking the link One friend of mine was at my apartment (slept over) and I willl remove from my next update :) ;) -Chuck mellowchuck123December 3rd, 2011, 12:17 PMDecember 3, 2011 HOSTS file. If you don't like Tor and prefer this site, why is this so? -Chuck Thanks for the reply! @hidemyass: yes, it is simply a web proxy and I sometimes use it

MVPS and SBSD are better alternatives to anything Symantec provides, or anyone else for that matter. Oddly enough once in a while the video would play but it was rather irregular. To resolve this issue (manually) open the "Services Editor" Start | Run (type) "services.msc" (no quotes) Win8 users - Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services Scroll down to "DNS Client", A suggestion for future updates - MVPS hosts file is not enough, it won't weed out quite some number of Android in-app ads and a lot of more local-oriented ads in

please consider a donation ... I block as many ads as I can find on my system if they put adware/spyware on their site I couldent care less if I cost them money, in fact I mellowchuck123November 23rd, 2011, 08:22 PMThanks for the reply! @hidemyass: yes, it is simply a web proxy and I sometimes use it to a) check if there is something blocking my access I think this trio combination will give one more protection that editing a system file, which involves more risks.

Regarding the conflict with noADShosts, starting from version 0.3, it should be even more robust in recognizing either missing or already fetched (from MVPS) /etc/hosts file and recreate it from scratch. It should 404. Each time I add a line, save, or delete a line, save, NIS decides that it needs to scan it for 5 minutes and cause high system usage. If you have any suggestions, just let me know.

chickenPie4breakfastFebruary 14th, 2012, 02:12 PMThanks MelloChuck 123 It's great of you to take the time to post these for the rest of us. bose Contributor4 Reg: 19-Mar-2014 Posts: 12 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 0 Kudos0 HOSTS File Posted: 19-Mar-2014 | 2:48AM • 37 Replies • Permalink I'm giving Norton another try, before moving back to see Regedit Help under "Exporting Registry files" For all other Questions, Issues and Solutions - see:The HOSTS File FAQFor detailed Download and Extract Instructions - see: Download Help Related Utilities Hosts navigate here Close and reload your web browser then try to go to one of the blocked sites.

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 Log in or register to post comments eson Sat, 12/05/2015 - 08:38 Permalink Thanks a lot! Reply With Quote 04-03-07,12:19 PM #5 FireMogle View Profile View Forum Posts Member Join Date Apr 2001 Location Lawrence, KS Originally Posted by Anjow Before anyone jumps down my throat

We are going to add some lines to it.

  1. OMG that is one huge hosts file, lol daggoth8August 30th, 2010, 12:01 AMLooking at the hosts script from There could be a possible bug with the sanity test on
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  3. If anything goes wrong the script stops and you will get an email with the appropriate error message.
  4. I doubt it is really useful to recreate the script except if you have a better idea.

The adblock lists gets updated weekly (using a systemd cron job). The script is open-source and licensed under the GPL, so feel free to check it out, change it, give it to your friends and so on. I think the list itself is updated either daily or almost daily. After the script is finished you get an email with the difference between the old and the new hostfile.

Therefore, if you find a entry that you believe shouldn't be in this list, I will gladly take it out if you give me a valid reason. Thanks. Difference between ad blocker and hosts is that hosts will visit until a timeout happened, with more CPU usage and you should not install IIS which will host a localwebsite his comment is here These instructions are intended for a single (home-user) PC.

A: Many reasons. to resolve this issue: You can use the "Replace" function in Notepad to convert the entries, or HostsMan (see below) has an option for converting the entries from "" to " Allow the change ... Try one of the nine FSF endorsed distros.

Oddly enough once in a while the video would play but it was rather irregular. Using Httpwatch , you can find that the IE browser load the with 302 mode. If you are looking for sites to remove, Ctrl+F in gedit or whichever text editor your use, and search for the URL. also, how about Bluetack?

yeah dude, i searched...but couldnt get into site...