Updating Hosts file

  Graham. 15:44 01 Mar 2008

click here
It mentions updating for Vista, but not XP. Any ideas, please?

  VoG II 15:46 01 Mar 2008

Download the zip file then extract the file called Hosts to c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc

  Graham. 15:49 01 Mar 2008

Do I have to rename the existing?

  VoG II 15:51 01 Mar 2008

No - simply overwrite it, ignoring any dire warnings about tinkering with system files.

I believe that you will need to reboot to be using the new hosts file as I think that Windows loads the hosts file into memory on startup.

  Graham. 15:53 01 Mar 2008

I'll give it a go.

  Graham. 16:08 01 Mar 2008

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