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Help, Host file not working.

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#1 ArthurKh


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Posted 12 August 2012 - 07:12 PM

So basically I followed the guide exactly (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remove-security-shield) but when I got to the place where it says to like download the HOST file it goes to the black box, but then says "Access is denied" how do I get past that? Because I really want to get rid of the stupid security shield thing.

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#2 noknojon


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Posted 12 August 2012 - 07:34 PM

Hello and Welcome -
If your problem is to reinstall a default Hosts file only, please try this first >>
Please Reset your host files back to default.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/972034 <<< Run the microsoft fix it in the link here. - If this has not solved your problem then see the directions below >>

Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<== and follow Steps :step4: through to :step9:

Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<== Please include the link to this topic in your new topic and a description of your computer issues and what you have done to resolve them.

If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the topic and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.

If HelpBot replies to your topic, PLEASE follow Step One so it will report your topic to the Malware Removal team members.

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