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Posted 20 October 2007 - 01:32 PM
Posted 20 October 2007 - 09:33 PM
# This is a sample HOSTS file used by Microsoft TCP/IP for Windows.
# This file contains the mappings of IP addresses to host names. Each
# entry should be kept on an individual line. The IP address should
# be placed in the first column followed by the corresponding host name.
# The IP address and the host name should be separated by at least one
# Additionally, comments (such as these) may be inserted on individual
# lines or following the machine name denoted by a '#' symbol.
# For example:
# 188.8.131.52 rhino.acme.com # source server
# 184.108.40.206 x.acme.com # x client host
Edited by tos226, 20 October 2007 - 09:41 PM.
Posted 21 October 2007 - 01:35 AM
Could those alerts be shut off perhaps in Spysweeper?
I do know that part of AVG checks the hosts file for crap entries of redirection.
I can't give you more advice. Stick around, the experts will help you
Posted 21 October 2007 - 01:56 AM
Edited by Airwaves, 21 October 2007 - 02:01 AM.
Posted 21 October 2007 - 08:22 AM
...Monitors the Hosts file for any changes. Some programs will add or change the IP address for a Web site in the Hosts file. When you try to go to the added or changed Web site, you will really go to a different Web site, such as an advertising site. This shield ensures that programs do not change an IP address without your knowledge...
Posted 21 October 2007 - 10:07 AM
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