\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts

By halo71
Aug 5, 2005
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  1. After seeing this in a post by RBS. I did some snooping on my PC. I found entries for doubleclick.com and other sites I am unsure about. Is it okay to delete those entries?

    Edit: Also in the "etc" folder what is the lmhost file? It says Windows can not open. Does not give the option to open with notepad.
  2. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff Newcomer, in training Posts: 8,165

    If you delete them, the OPPOSITE will happen, the browser CAN then go to those sites.
  3. Liquidlen

    Liquidlen TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,646

    Open Notepad Clic >Open > Browse to Host file >O.K.
    This should open it, just be sure you know what your doing in that file.You can cause problems with Internet progams you use.
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