[pcductape] Re: Hosts file

  • From: "Carl" <Ctm007@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 5 Dec 2004 22:04:12 -0600

Interesting about Spybot.
I will say that since I've installed SP2 I have no spyware/trogons issues at all. Of course I have other issues I do not like about SP2, such as no CD Easy Writer and no local network.


----- Original Message ----- From: "Scott McNay" <wizard@xxxxxxxx>
To: "Carl" <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, December 05, 2004 5:46 PM
Subject: [pcductape] Re: Hosts file

Hi Carl,

Sunday, December 5, 2004, 3:53:57 PM, you wrote:

C> Bob is right. The host file only contains the number; see my
C> hosts file contents below.
C> However, I also have a hosts file in the Spybot directory and it shows 1,019
C> websites are with the number before it. I guess Spybot is
C> redirecting those websites probes to a loop?

If it's not in C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc, then it doesn't do

If you want to use the one that Spybot has, just copy it over.

I thought that Spybot's Immunize function would do this, but
apparently not, so I don't know why that HOSTS file is in the Spybot


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