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Thank you so much as i needed to change my hosts file for my webserver :D Left by johnmclane on May 23, 2009 9:25 PM # re: Changing your hosts file It's very tough to activate something in vista. I have UAC in Quiet Mode BTW. FKnight Ars Centurion Registered: Jun 3, 2008Posts: 293 Posted: Mon May 26, 2014 8:23 am In Windows 8, I've not observed the HOSTS file to have a "read only" attribute by get redirected here

I have successfully updated the hosts file. Left by Jac on Mar 24, 2010 11:50 AM # re: Changing your hosts file in Vista thank you so much!!!I have looked all over the web to try and find Sure enough, when I'm logged in as a user, I can still access those sites. please consider a donation Reproduction of information on this site, in any form, is prohibited without express written permission.

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Loading... Halebop Smack-Fu Master, in training Registered: Apr 24, 2015Posts: 1 Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2015 7:39 pm Ethern27 wrote:I had the same problem on my Win 8 pro, unable to edit [email protected]@n Ars Legatus Legionis Tribus: oblivion Registered: Feb 17, 2001Posts: 15683 Posted: Mon May 26, 2014 9:35 am Ah, sorry. Why not look for idiotichosts while you're at it?

  1. Thank you!
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  3. is there a way to uncheck the read-only box "remotely"!!
  4. Left by Bob on May 27, 2008 9:27 PM # re: Changing your hosts file in Vista Nice info, thanks!
  5. And here I thought I knew a thing or two about windows....not that I ever wanted to.Microsoft tries to knock me out, but the community picks me back up.
  6. Thanks for smoothening the rough ride.
  7. Am I missing something(s)?Perhaps one of your anti-virus/anti-malware programs purposely prevents modifying the hosts file.
  8. Left by Ricky on Dec 03, 2008 5:48 AM # re: Changing your hosts file in Vista thanks for the help :P Left by joaquin on Dec 12, 2008 7:16 AM
  9. please help.

StormWind Studios 5,089 views 5:17 How to Modify the Hosts File in Windows 10 - Duration: 3:16. Left by Disney Timeshare on Jun 27, 2011 6:14 AM # re: Changing your hosts file in Vista the post blog and this topic give us a nice sense to feel I have ran it as an administrator, Opened note pad and puled up hosts that way. Can't Edit Hosts File Windows 10 Another hacky-style approach is to launch cmd as an admin and then "notepad C:......" You could always take this one step further and launch cmd as an admin, from cmd -

I will illustrate this with Windows hosts file but you can apply the workaround to virtually all files that you are unable to read / edit in Windows because of permission Edit Host File Windows 7 click Advanced To contribute a listing for our resources, or any other comments: Contact If you found the MVPS HOSTS file useful ... Left by Carl on Oct 08, 2008 10:49 AM # re: Changing your hosts file in Vista Thank You so much!Helped a lot!:D:D:D Left by Gui on Oct 25, 2008 1:53 browse this site Do i need to change this?Please notify me if it is related to Adobe Phostoshop, Thanks!

I saw a copy of what is supose to be the vista host here in these posts yet mine looks total different?Help please... How To Save Hosts File Windows 10 Loading... long term disability insurance lawyer Left by long term disability insurance l on Jun 01, 2011 8:20 AM # re: Changing your hosts file in Vista I love to read this Left by Hotel Apartments in Dubai on Jul 06, 2011 12:34 AM # great Thanks a lot for sharing this amazing knowledge with us.

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It turned out to be my anti-virus (webroot secure anywhere) locking up the file. http://superuser.com/questions/958991/windows-10-cant-edit-hosts-file Left by Alice on Jun 12, 2008 8:24 PM # re: Changing your hosts file in Vista Thanks - that was giving me a headache. How To Edit Hosts File Windows 10 There's only one UAC prompt for the return copy. Can't Save Hosts File First-rate work and much success in your business endeavors!

Left by baby gifts on Jun 13, 2011 1:29 AM # re: Changing your hosts file in Vista Thanks for your help. http://skimwp.org/hosts-file/cannot-create-file-hosts-vista.php This is shown opened up in the screenshot below bottom right. Left by Rebeca on Apr 06, 2009 10:07 PM # re: Changing your hosts file in Vista moglby to ktor przetlumaczyc na polski BLAGAM.... right-click on "mvps.bat" and select: Run as Administrator ... How To Edit Hosts File Windows 8

for providing help on this method ... Left by Tomaz on Aug 05, 2008 4:09 AM # re: Changing your hosts file in Vista I can open the host but I do now have permission to save it. Loads of excellent writing here. http://skimwp.org/hosts-file/cannot-edit-vista-hosts-file.php You broke the dam wide open.

Loading... Hosts File Access Denied Windows 10 I also mentioned I didn't set it to RO myself, I simply discovered it was RO when I went and edited the file. TechNet admits that in some (doesn't mention a %) machines running Vista and W7 the file is set to Read Only.

Simply run NOTEPAD "as Administrator", then FILE -> OPEN the HOSTS file.

So nice to find somebody with some original thoughts on this subject Left by African Mango on Jun 01, 2011 5:09 PM # re: Changing your hosts file in Vista Hey The 'Read Only' attribute is unchecked by default on my computer. I can confirm that the hosts file is also not set to read only.In fact, I don't ever recall the hosts file on any of my machines being read only.Every single How To Edit Hosts File In Windows 7 Without Admin Rights I've been struggling to fix this but then this solution has really been much, much easier.

Left by jorge on Apr 19, 2010 11:52 AM # re: Changing your hosts file in Vista Instead of using Windows why don't you close minded trolls use a real OS. I already clarified that I don't use any software that touches the hosts file. I agree with your conclusions and will eagerly look forward to your incoming updates. this page And i am running as Admin???

Toby Kuhnert 77,441 views 5:16 Edit Hosts File Any Android - Duration: 6:50. But like I mentioned earlier, it doesn't matter. I look forward to hearing from you! Left by Botanical Vitality on May 31, 2011 9:21 AM # re: Changing your hosts file in Vista The Most Helpful Restoration Service in America - Affordable Services in Your Area

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Can a pulse jet be used on a light GA aircraft? good job...Keep it up Left by megavideo en streaming on Jun 11, 2011 8:43 PM # re: Changing your hosts file in Vista Great to know the -- in depth from I have vista and i have no problem finding the hosts file i just cant change it and save it Left by Donnie on Mar 19, 2010 7:38 PM # re: I appreciate the information, well thought for anybody.

Open up the files type drop down box and select "All files". How can I declare independence from the United States and start my own micro nation? Make sure that the path and file name are correct): The reason for the error message is not that it cannot be created, but that you do not have sufficient permissions Left by Turktaeteh on Jun 28, 2009 5:04 AM # re: Changing your hosts file in Vista I have just installed a McAfee protection program .

It contains truly information. No issue at all once that option was unchecked. it is showing. Does swap space have a file System?

The user account control dialog will then pop up and ask you if you want to run notepad as administrator. Thank you! Oron J March 18, 2014 at 12:58 pm Open the ...etc folder, right click on the hosts file and choose properties. the UAC popup answer with yes.