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hpHOSTS File - updates


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hpHOSTS File

Hosts File Installation
Extract the contents of hosts.zip to a folder on your hard disk. Locate the file named HOSTS.TXT which you just extracted and rename it to HOSTS with no .TXT extension. Copy the renamed HOSTS file to one of the following locations depending on your version of Windows.

    * Windows XP
      C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\Etc
    * Windows NT/2000
      C:\Winnt\System32\Drivers\Etc
    * Windows 95/98*admin       C:\Windows

If you are running Windows 2000 or XP and you are not a part of a domain you will need to disable the DNS Client Service Prior to installing hpHOSTS.
To accomplish this, click Start, Run and type "Services.msc" and click OK. Doubleclick DNS Client service entry, set its startup type to manual and stop the service. You will need to be logged on as a member of the Administrators group to perform this task. After you have stopped the DNS Client you may install your hosts file.
Failure to disable the DNS Client prior to installing the hosts file may cause your computer to slow down and/or stop responding until the DNS Client is stopped.
Support and Update Notification.

hpHOSTS-->>

To get HOSTS related support, suggest new additions or to request removal of a hosts entry please visit our forum at http://www.hosts-file.net/phpbb2/


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Fri Jul 15, 2005

I have added a new script for disabling the DNS Client Service.

Use of the script requires that you login as admin to run it and that the WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation) Service is enabled.

Users of Windows 95/98*admin do not need and should not run this script.

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hpHOSTS - Dec. 28nd, 2005
"Hosts is updated. I have added all the "live" domains using the WMF exploit which were reported earlier and then some.
As it happens a few were already listed in hpHOSTS."
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Get hpHOSTS!

http://www.hosts-fil.../downloads.html


hpHOSTS is a community managed hosts file. What that means to you is that you have a
key role to play in improving hpHOSTS by submitting undesirable sites you think should
be listed or by requesting removal of sites you think may have been added in error. This
process is performed in our public forums and all decisions to add or remove sites are
subject to public criticism and ongoing reevaluation. If you would like to get involved,
please register at hpHOSTS File Support Forum»
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hpHOSTS Critical Update - Jan. 1, 2006

I have just released a critical update for hpHOSTS containing hostnames which are exploiting the WMF vulnerability. Please note this is not a HOSTS file but rather a text file containing the latest verified entries submitted to us. Please read the installation instructions in the enclosed Critical.txt file. If you are having problems, please post your questions in the HOSTS file Help forum.


http://www.hosts-fil.../downloads.html


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hpHOSTS is a community managed hosts file. What that means to you is that you have a
key role to play in improving hpHOSTS by submitting undesirable sites you think should
be listed or by requesting removal of sites you think may have been added in error. This
process is performed in our public forums and all decisions to add or remove sites are
subject to public criticism and ongoing reevaluation. If you would like to get involved,
please register at hpHOSTS File Support Forum»
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