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#1 garrywalker9

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Posted 08 September 2014 - 06:11 AM

how do I delete s-static.ak.fb. I can't figure out how to delete it and it is really getting on my nerves. can somebody please help me



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Posted 08 September 2014 - 06:35 AM

Are you a Facebook user?

Could be from a plug-in, cookie or toolbar....

 

Can you elaborate more on what effect is caused by it...what drew your attention to it?


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Posted 08 September 2014 - 06:40 AM

I think the s-static.ak.fb is a content delivery network used by Facebook. I had issues with this long ago, and it almost completely stopped me from accessing Facebook. I resolved it with this method...

 

Use your browser to go to http://ping.eu/ping/ and type in the s-static.ak.fb into the box, hitting the 'go' button.

It will come back with a list near the top that looks something like this:

 

64 bytes from 195.13.205.17: icmp_seq=1 ttl=55 time=37.0 ms
64 bytes from 195.13.205.17: icmp_seq=2 ttl=55 time=37.0 ms
64 bytes from 195.13.205.17: icmp_seq=3 ttl=55 time=37.0 ms
64 bytes from 195.13.205.17: icmp_seq=4 ttl=55 time=37.7 ms

 

The 195.13.205.17 is the IP address you want to copy for the next step.

 

Go to My Computer > Windows > System32 > Drivers > etc

Find the file named Hosts, and open it with notepad.

At the bottom of this file, add a new line with the IP you copied, followed by the s-static.ak.fb so that it looks like this: (just remember, the ip address you get may be different to the one used in this example)

 

# 195.13.205.17 s-static.ak.fb

 

Now save the file, and refresh or reload the page that's causing the issue (which again, I'm guessing is facebook). Please let me know the results.






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