MVPS Hosts File Update


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Guest

The MVPS HOSTS file was recently updated [12-15-06]
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htm

Download: hosts.zip (123 kb)
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.zip

How To: Download and Extract the HOSTS file
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts2.htm

HOSTS File - Frequently Asked Questions
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hostsfaq.htm

Note: the "text" version makes a great resource
for determining possible culprits ... (503 kb)
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.txt

Sign up for HOSTS file update notices
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htm#contribute

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Stu
 
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Randy Knobloch

Thanks for posting the update, Stu - I've been to swamped with
pre-Xmas stuff.
Sincerely appreciate the effort!!

All the best to you and yours over the Holiday Season :)

Randy

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Guest

You`re most welcome Randy and thanks. All the very best to you and your
family and enjoy your well earned break this coming holiday season.

Stu
 
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Randy Knobloch

Stu said:
You`re most welcome Randy and thanks. All the very best to you and your
family and enjoy your well earned break this coming holiday season.
May I reciprocate the sentiment to you, Stu!!
All the best - we do our best with what tools we are given.

It has been my pleasure supporting the WD groups over the last year.
I will be available over Christmas but perhaps in a limited capacity.
Family, etc - as all of you.

http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/mvpintro

Randy

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Jim Merrick

New here and probably a little wet behind the ears but have never used the
Hosts file.
Just what am I missing out on, please?
Could I have been in extreme jeopardy all these years and not known it?

Much appreciated

*****
Jim Merrick
 
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Randy Knobloch

Jim Merrick said:
New here and probably a little wet behind the ears but have never used the
Hosts file.
Just what am I missing out on, please?
Could I have been in extreme jeopardy all these years and not known it?
The home URL explains the basic functionality of this HOSTS file.
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htm
And FAQ's you might have -->
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hostsfaq.htm

Not the "plug" the file but haved been running it for years without issue.

Randy

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Jim Merrick

Thank you, Randy

I found that several years ago and got rid of it and never saw a difference
in anything.
Will fetch a copy and see what it does for me.

*****
Jim Merrick
 
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Randy Knobloch

Jim Merrick said:
Thank you, Randy

I found that several years ago and got rid of it and never saw a difference in anything.
Will fetch a copy and see what it does for me.
Your most welcome, Jim.

Assuming you run Windows XP, - make sure you read the info on disabling
your DNS client, this is most important.
This file, when well installed - will protect you as you browse, whether it being
with IE or Firefox. More HOSTS file reading, if you choose to do so -->
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hosts_file

Regards and Happy Holiday Season to you and yours.

Randy

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MS - MVP Windows (IE/OE) & Windows Security, AH-VSOP

Security Tools Updates
http://aumha.net/viewforum.php?f=31

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