Re: Blocking ads with host file
On Sat, 11 Oct 2008 23:50:24 -0500, "news.microsoft.com"
>Since IE7 has a pop-up blocker but nothing for all those annoying ads, I
>downloaded a host file and put it in C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\DRIVERS\ETC\ and I
>still see the ads.
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>http://hostsfile.mine.nu/ only says:
> So how do install this file ?
>Simply unzip & place this "Hosts" file in the relevant directory (logged on
>with Root/SU/Administrator privileges in most cases):
>Microsoft Windows NT/2K: C:\WINNT\SYSTEM32\DRIVERS\ETC\
>I still see all the adds using IE7. Windows named it HOST 2 and may not see
>it or access it. How do I get it to work and block ads using IE7?