Help with HOST file in C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc

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  1. mcclaine

    mcclaine Ultrasonic

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    Hello, just got some stupid virus (first in 15 years) that replaced my HOST file with some random IPs.
    Thankfully, i could clean the PC, but as i lost that file, i lost some of the info that "activators" include in it, like ip address to avoid visiting, etc.

    Can anyone send me a copy of those addresses to include in my HOST file? otherwise i'm done and would have to re-install lots of software again. Or where i can find that info, at least.

    Any help would be appreciated!
     
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  3. virusg

    virusg Platinum Record

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  4. Jazz-N-Stuff

    Jazz-N-Stuff Producer

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    there are no IP adresses in hosts besides maybe 127.0.0.1 localhost
    search for Hosts editor ( a small tool) to edit yr hosts.
    If you edit and save DONT use a suffix!

    https://hostsfileeditor.com
     
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    mrpsanter Audiosexual

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    This is actually a good idea.
     
  7. mcclaine

    mcclaine Ultrasonic

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    Wow, thank you sooooooooooo much, save me a lot of trouble with all this info......couldn't login before, trying to restore the rest of my config, that was all backed up. Thanks a lot to all of you!!!!!! <3
     
  8. panaman

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    does a large host file slow rhings down?
     
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    Olymoon Impossible is not a fact. It is an opinion. Staff Member

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    Wow guys all who answered, that's a great example of how a community can work.

    You're all great !!!
    :wink::hifive:
     
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  10. fraifikmushi

    fraifikmushi Guest

    Not really.
     
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