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What would happen if I was to lock my host file?
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Ur DNS servers will be used for all name resolutions.
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Oh okies, is that a good thing or bad?

Is locking the host file more secure against hackers, spyware etc?

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When u say locking, what exactly are trying to do?
Are u going to delete it?

Not using the HOSTS file can slow down ur internet browsing, as the name-resolutions are not saved and DNS servers will be used for all name resolutions.
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i dunno in my fire wall it has an option to Lock host file
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