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I just compared it to the one I had with the one on the MVP HOSTS page


its 1kb big

when I search C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32 two come up now instead of just 1

sorry for being dumb

Edited by BuffaloBill3, 04 October 2012 - 11:53 AM.

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I just compared it to the one I had with the one on the MVP HOSTS page


its 1kb big

when I search C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32 two come up now instead of just 1

sorry for being dumb

Your not dumb. But I don't understand what you mean by "when I search C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32 two come up now instead of just 1"
The HOSTS file should not be in the C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32 folder. It should be in the C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\drivers\etc folder.
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I meat when I type into search on my comp two files of C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32 come up

the file is in the C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\drivers\etc folder
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I'm sorry but I'm still not following. What exactly are you typing into the search box? Can you take a screenshot of the two HOSTS files wherever they are?
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its okay for whatever reason it just says the one system file now
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Have you done the clean up procedures yet? If not, let's do those and then we'll see what we can do about the HOSTS file.
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yes have done all the clean up
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If you're still having trouble with the HOSTS file, go to the link I gave you in post #13 and follow the directions for the Manual Installation of the HOSTS file. Basically you will copy the HOSTS file and then paste it into the C:\windows\system32\drivers\etc folder. When windows asks if you want to overwrite the existing file choose yes...overwrite.
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done it thanks
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If you ever need us again just give us a shout. :wave:
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thank you very much :)
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You're very welcome.
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Since this issue appears to be resolved ... this Topic has been closed. Glad we could help. :)

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