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Help With System32 Files


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#1 xdeathcabx

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Posted 04 October 2006 - 03:36 PM

C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts when ever i change anything in the "Host" file my pc wont follow it, like for instance a game i play, needs me to change an ip in the "Hosts" but even if i change it to anything my pc getting the Ip from somewhere else on my pc and updating and not reading the ip i put in my "host" file.. is this anything to do with any adaware//spyware//virus??

please help me :thumbsup:

+ i have just bought a new Belkin ADSL Modem with High-Speed Mode Wireless-G router and my internet speed has dropped im on 2mb from Virgin and have a Edimax 11mb wireless Pci Card.

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Edited by xdeathcabx, 04 October 2006 - 03:41 PM.


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Posted 04 October 2006 - 07:58 PM

If you are entering information into the HOSTS file, do you ensure that the file isn't marked "Read Only"? Does it give you any error message when you Save it?

Otherwise, this is most likely caused by an anti-virue or anti-spyware type program on your computer. It also can be affected by custom registry settings and Group Policy.
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Posted 06 October 2006 - 12:37 PM

Ok i checked its not Read only, and i use, Spybot S-D, Adaware, SpywareDetector and AVG-anti-spyware...

but it still doesnt work :thumbsup:




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