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    HOSTS Secure
    « on: May 11, 2007, 08:52:38 AM »
    I found this program a while ago. It automatically updates your HOSTS file (more info on that here: http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htm) with a button click. However, this program has disappeared of the Internet. I've uploaded my copy of it and linked to it below. You can use it if you have/get the free 7-zip program.

    Yes, this is legal, as the program is freeware (I stress, though, it's not mine). Enjoy. :)

    http://cid-5cefcb629fbda696.skydrive.live.com/self.aspx/ComputerHope%20Files/HOSTS_Secure.zip
    (Link re-added using Windows Live Folder storage -Zylstra)
    « Last Edit: November 17, 2007, 10:36:32 PM by Zylstra »
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      Re: HOSTS Secure
      « Reply #1 on: May 11, 2007, 08:56:52 AM »
      woopppieee ive been looking for this forever thnx dil i even pmed nathan about it

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      Re: HOSTS Secure
      « Reply #2 on: May 11, 2007, 09:11:46 AM »
      Thanks for the upload, Dilbert!
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      Re: HOSTS Secure
      « Reply #3 on: May 11, 2007, 08:12:04 PM »
      And remember...update regular-like...
         
       
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      Re: HOSTS Secure
      « Reply #4 on: May 18, 2007, 12:40:15 PM »
      This has been posted eons ago, but I'd like to add that you do not need to use the batch file to upgrade the host file..

      Actually, you should never use a batch file that you obtain from the Internet.

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      Re: HOSTS Secure
      « Reply #5 on: June 29, 2007, 10:46:04 AM »
      HELO THERE I HOPE YOU CAN HELP ME  I HAVE GOT AVSYSTEM CARE ON MY PC AND I HAVE TRIED BUT I CAN NOT GET RID OF IT AND IT IS DOING MY HEAD IN

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        Re: HOSTS Secure
        « Reply #6 on: June 29, 2007, 03:01:30 PM »
        HELO THERE I HOPE YOU CAN HELP ME  I HAVE GOT AVSYSTEM CARE ON MY PC AND I HAVE TRIED BUT I CAN NOT GET RID OF IT AND IT IS DOING MY HEAD IN

        plz make your own post with as much information as possible on your issue and on your computer

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          Re: HOSTS Secure
          « Reply #7 on: October 25, 2007, 08:31:52 PM »
          I am currently looking for another service to hold the file. The current one had some non-kosher ads.
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          Re: HOSTS Secure
          « Reply #8 on: November 17, 2007, 10:43:17 PM »
          I am currently looking for another service to hold the file. The current one had some non-kosher ads.
          A bit of collaboration has completed this goal, all is now well (and hopefully, Windows Live Folders will prove to be a good service)

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          Re: HOSTS Secure
          « Reply #9 on: August 20, 2008, 05:56:47 PM »
          The last time I used HOSTS Secure, it didnt work.
          It seems manually editing the HOSTS file with the list here:
          http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htm
          List: http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.txt (WARNING! 702KB Text file. Might not go over so well on some computers)

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          Re: HOSTS Secure
          « Reply #10 on: November 03, 2008, 10:04:06 PM »
          Right-click an empty space on the Desktop and create a new folder.

          Important! Windows Vista requires special instructions           see here

          Download hosts.zip
          • IE users Right-click on the link and select Save As.
          • Firefox users Right-click on the link and choose Save link as...
          • Save it to the new folder just created.
          • Open the new folder and unzip the contents of DelDomains.zip
          • making sure Internet Explorer is closed right-click on mvps.bat and choose Open
          • Follow any prompts. When it installs you won't see anything happen so give it a few seconds.
          • Delete the new folder and restart the computer.
          Note: if you use SpywareBlaster, Spybot and/or IE-SPYAD, it will be necessary to re-install the protection they afford. For SpywareBlaster, run the program and select Enable all protection. For Spybot run the program and select Immunize. For IE-SPYAD, run the batch file and reinstall the protection.