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Mvps Hosts File Update [05-10-06]


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#1 siljaline

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Posted 10 May 2006 - 03:10 PM

Blocking Unwanted Parasites with a Hosts File

http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htm
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.zip (109 kb)
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.txt (441 kb)
Note: the "text" version makes a good reference for determining possible
culprits

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

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

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Posted 13 May 2006 - 02:47 AM

Thanks Silj,

must have overseen this post :thumbsup:

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Posted 13 May 2006 - 02:52 AM

Thanks Silj,

must have overseen this post :thumbsup:

regards,

Johannes

No problem - enjoy the file, if you choose to use it - there's place like "127.0.0.1" :flowers:

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Posted 14 May 2006 - 03:32 PM

A whopping big "Thank You"!


I use it,,,, have it set up for auto update with the "Hosts Secure" program
and share it with all my customers.
Especially those with young people who use the family PC.

Thank you again, for those great little eMail reminders when the new file is
ready for download. (lest I forget to run Hosts Secure)

When I win the lottery, you get a really big bonus! :thumbsup:

Thanks Again, (and again and again) :flowers:

The Shadow :trumpet:
For those wanting, or needing the Norton Removal Tool,
it's latest version is available Here:
http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/tsgen...005033108162039

"The only bad backup is the one you decided NOT to make" Annonymous

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Posted 14 May 2006 - 04:42 PM

what is this? How do i use it and what is it used for?

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Posted 14 May 2006 - 04:51 PM

what is this? How do i use it and what is it used for?

Please read the: FAQ

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Posted 14 May 2006 - 04:52 PM

A whopping big "Thank You"!


I use it,,,, have it set up for auto update with the "Hosts Secure" program
and share it with all my customers.
Especially those with young people who use the family PC.

Thank you again, for those great little eMail reminders when the new file is
ready for download. (lest I forget to run Hosts Secure)

When I win the lottery, you get a really big bonus! :thumbsup:

Thanks Again, (and again and again) :flowers:

The Shadow :trumpet:

Your most welcome :inlove: enjoy the file...

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Posted 14 May 2006 - 06:31 PM

Enjoy?
I most certainly do. :thumbsup:
I'm reminded that its working for me every time I'm directed to a web site, with Ad boxes on them and in the box is a note that my browser can't access that site. It's always an adware site.

That's protection in action.

Again, I say that anyone with kids that access the internet through their own or the family PC, should install and keep updated their own copy of the "Custom Hosts File".

The last time I checked, it was blocking over 11,400 bad web sites.
That's a lot of protection for something that's absolutely FREE.

Thanks to Mike Burgess for his untiring labor to give us this protection.

WE LOVE YOU MIKE! :flowers:

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For those wanting, or needing the Norton Removal Tool,
it's latest version is available Here:
http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/tsgen...005033108162039

"The only bad backup is the one you decided NOT to make" Annonymous




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