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Deleting hosts 8.1


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#1 b00kwormed0ut

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Posted 13 November 2013 - 03:09 AM

^Deleting Hosts using Windows 8.1

 How is this applicable ? Instruct me, please.
 
 
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Posted 13 November 2013 - 03:30 AM

RK picks that corrupt file up though never deletes deletes to come back again always.



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Posted 13 November 2013 - 03:33 AM

%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\etc\hosts


please help me on this. Very much appreciated. Thank you.



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Posted 13 November 2013 - 10:08 AM

Why do you want to delete it? It is a normal system file. It is going to come back always as it is needed by Windows.



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Posted 13 November 2013 - 10:47 AM

It is your HOSTS file,as stated a system file by your machine communicates with the internet.

 

Could you post the log showing the infection?


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Posted 13 November 2013 - 11:42 AM

You can delete it. Wont hurt anything.

Attrib -s -h -r c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts

Rkill doesn't delete the hosts file. Not meant to.

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Posted 13 November 2013 - 03:46 PM

I am also unable to copy and paste onto these forums.



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Posted 13 November 2013 - 03:49 PM

this file shows when running. but in another issue there is a MissingTypeLibReference file always shown in the cleaner saying

 

data: IBackupLocationsShellFolderImpI   ...what is this ?

 

Registry Key

 

HKCR\Interface\{f0E3A5D7-80C7-4228-90FE-61DF01C417A5 How about this ?


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Posted 13 November 2013 - 05:31 PM

this virus is so contagious this hopped onto an iPhone (different operating systems) through Wi-Fi Windows System32 connectivity this virus is AIDS on a system.

 

 

This infection is no joke.


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Posted 13 November 2013 - 06:17 PM

Yeah, i dont think it infected your iphone.

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Posted 13 November 2013 - 09:19 PM

How do I open system32 drivers files to show what folders are hidden to scan to look into them using Windows 8.1



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Posted 13 November 2013 - 11:11 PM

Went into the control panel then to appearance and personalization next I am now in folder options clicked view and I am getting a run down for what to do with everything is in the advanced settings to display hidden files. As I do this I notice the screenshot and on the screenshot this file folder which isn't shown which is: hide folder merge conflicts. Is that file suppose to be there ?


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Posted 14 November 2013 - 01:01 AM

IP 127.0.0.1

Host localhost



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Posted 14 November 2013 - 08:37 AM

IP 127.0.0.1
Host localhost


Do you have concerns about it?

Please do not make generic posts that contain no useful information. The post doesn't tell us anything about your concerns, which we need to know in order to effectively answer. Specific details are very important.

Now about that local host
 

127.0.0.1 is a reserved IP address corresponding to the host computer. Known as the loopback address, 127.0.0.1 is used whenever a program needs to access a network service running on the same computer as itself. Although mainly used as a testing and development address, the loopback address can be used to access local services, such as webservers, that are usually only accessed over a network and have no local interface. Additionally, most modern operating systems that implement TCP/IP regard the name "localhost" as being equivalent to 127.0.0.1. 

 

more here http://www.what-is-what.com/what_is/127.0.0.1.html


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Posted 14 November 2013 - 10:20 AM

Queen-Evie posted the following.

 

Please do not make generic posts that contain no useful information. The post doesn't tell us anything about your concerns, which we need to know in order to effectively answer. Specific details are very important.

 

To expound upon this.

 

If you stay on topic, answer the question asked by those trying to help you, do not make multiple post between their responses it will make the process of helping you much easier. :thumbup2: 


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