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It blocks ads in all of the browsers I use (Firefox, Google Chrome, and, occassionally, IE or Opera). We helped users repair, tune, and diagnose there PC's for free. I apologize for my oversight there. Eventually, I re-rooted it (using VRoot) and managed to download an apk of ES file explorer and locate the hosts file. this content

Thanks man you are awesome i tried everything but no use this thing helped man thanks Dec 6, 2015 #17 boyipis New Member Joined: Jun 15, 2016 Messages: 2 Likes Mostrar mais Idioma: Português Local do conteúdo: Brasil Modo restrito: Desativado Histórico Ajuda Carregando... share|improve this answer answered Nov 22 '15 at 16:35 A.P. 1919 This file isn't showing read-only –PlanetUnknown Aug 4 at 0:44 @PlanetUnknown It was when I wrote Say you just moved your website to a new server and the IP changed in the process.

Can't Edit Hosts File Android

Programs like Windows Defender will prevent unauthorized changes to the hosts file. If I run notepad as administrator first, then open the file, I can save without problems. Sep 2 at 19:21 add a comment| up vote 1 down vote Just because you are an Administrative user, does not mean that everything you do, you do as an administrator;

  • the GUI stiil display current folder is c:\windows\system32 but the real folder is c:\windows\syswow64 share|improve this answer answered Apr 5 at 1:46 test 11 add a comment| up vote 0 down
  • I tried to open notepad as administrator and then click File --> Open and choosing the host file but I get this error message: hosts You don't have permission to open
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  • It all worked fine.
  • I tried notepad++ as well (as administrator) but I couldn't even get to the file with it (it doesn't show the etc folder in drivers).
  • You should check first if the Hosts file is write protected.
  • share|improve this answer answered Aug 19 '15 at 6:14 Tobb 172118 add a comment| up vote 0 down vote What worked(Windows 10, if it matters) for me is, Just RUN notepad.exe
  • To be able to edit it you must first disable the read-only bit: Open the c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\ folder in your file-manager; right-click the hosts file; select Properties; un-tick Read-Only; click Apply; click
  • I tried /pull and /push on the hosts file to edit it and send it back using the apk.

Carregando... É possível avaliar quando o vídeo for alugado. pause notepad "%WinDir%system32driversetchosts attrib +s +h +r "%WinDir%system32driversetchosts" Reply Martin March 8, 2011 at 2:00 am # Nice tip Will, thanks for posting. If I had a consultant or a JR admin ask me this, I would personally make sure that every device he/she has access to has extremely prohibitive rights and only let Unable To Edit Hosts File Windows 10 Faça login para adicionar este vídeo a uma playlist.

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Why put a warning sticker over the warning on this product? Hosts File Being Used By Another Process It's been a while since I've had to put more than 2% effort into deleting a file ;)   0 Jalapeno OP Kariz Jun 25, 2012 at 11:09 Then if in the console - su Does it elevate you to the # prompt? Carregando...

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I'm kind of stuck here. http://androidforums.com/threads/corrupt-hosts-file.854377/ n-dimensional circles! Can't Edit Hosts File Android Changing hosts file's permission will make the system vulnerable. Can't Edit Hosts File Windows 8 One way that is not recommended for fixing this problem is by modifying the hosts file's permissions and makes it editable for anyone.

Some files are hidden. –C_B Jan 3 '14 at 16:31 OK I did that but I still get the exact same error message when trying to open host with news ureviews 75.133 visualizações 2:35 How to Root ANY Android phone Without PC - Duração: 8:40. Jun 23, 2014 #10 lanhikari New Member Joined: May 7, 2015 Messages: 1 Likes Received: 0 Im also facing the same problem. As an IT professional I don't knowingly infect myself with malware.. Can't Edit Hosts File Windows 10

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0 Pimiento OP rowindas Oct 12, 2012 at 3:13 UTC 1st Post I have a same problem of you, but long path tool help me in this http://skimwp.org/hosts-file/cannot-delete-host-file-access-is-denied.php Except this doesn't even answer his question, the OP clearly tried this and it didn't work.

I've tried all the ones I coudl find online that should have mounted my system folder for r/w but when I executed them it just told me that I didn't have Can't Save Hosts File Windows 10 Thanks for that. The easiest way is to connect USB to pc (I assume that you used sdk tools for rooting), open a command window to where you have adb and do - adb

Like: Total Commander or Es File Explorer or Root Browser.

Simply register here to instantly improve your Android experience! May 7, 2015 #11 LittleTechnician New Member Joined: Jun 22, 2015 Messages: 2 Likes Received: 1 Best Answer Hi Guys! On mine, it stays rw only as long as I'm logged in as root. Can't Delete Hosts File Android I downloaded the mount /system apk and installed that, it did not help either.

Reply Barbarosa March 6, 2011 at 7:42 pm # In my Vista 64 system, the hosts file itself does not have the read-only attribute set by default. I am guessing this should be some permission issue. One last idea that I've got at the moment is sonehow completely wiping the hard drive of the phone and reinstalling androud on it, though I have no idea whether that http://skimwp.org/hosts-file/cannot-edit-host-file-in-xp.php check it whether it's fully rooted or not, use root checker to do it.3.

share|improve this answer edited Jan 4 '14 at 14:11 answered Jan 4 '14 at 13:49 DMEM 3642622 3 This is not wise in general, since footling about with the permissions I'm certain most other linux ditro's will work in deleting the file.  0 Ghost Chili OP Kelly Armitage Jun 25, 2012 at 11:09 UTC Just to confirm... Only user of my PC and could not get that hosts file to cooperate. But, when I give the Users group full control of the file, then I can save it.

It sounds to me more like some malware/previous malware has "adjusted" system and permissions settings (mine hit the trusted installer account) and prevented me from doing much......  *EDIT* My concern (if This had one line that shouldn't have been there: android.clients.google.com From what I can make out, this is the address of google's sign in servers. Download and Install one of the application for Android... asked 1 year ago viewed 55603 times active 3 months ago Visit Chat Related 3How can I edit system files in Windows Vista/7 from Explorer?0Windows, UAC and file copy111Unable to install

Hotly Debated What's the weirdest thing you ever ate? Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? OS - windows 7 share|improve this answer edited Jan 19 at 22:34 answered Jan 8 at 11:46 dav 3,53543473 1 This is pretty much the same symptoms and same outcome Most of the time, you do not have addresses in your "address book," because you have not put any in there.

I now notice Adam C's suggestion appears even easier. This means that even if you can access it with administrative privileges, you still cannot write to it. Reply Mike October 18, 2011 at 8:21 am # Thanks for the post, i noted that when i edit the hosts file with notepad it changes to a .txt file. I'll brb and let you know if it recreates mine.  (I beleive it will) huh well in the past I have had systems bomb out and not have network access (granted

The thing is, which is really annoying, that after setting myself as administrator, after disabling UAC, after making myself owner of the file, I am not allowed to edit a file This could be a temporary problem or your SIM card may not be provisioned for data services.