Host file question

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by Pasta88, Jun 28, 2015.

  1. Pasta88

    Pasta88 MDL Addicted

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    How do i make host file read only?

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  2. EFA11

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    is your name ian82 by any chance??

    right click host file > click properties > click the box next to read only.
     
  3. Pasta88

    Pasta88 MDL Addicted

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    Is this another forum I have to delete from the list I prefer to use coz of people are unpleasant (to be kind in the word I wont use)?
     
  4. EFA11

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    There was no unpleasantness in my question, simply a question. guess I got my answer.
     
  5. Pasta88

    Pasta88 MDL Addicted

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    Why the question to begin with?
     
  6. SlimRock

    SlimRock MDL Senior Member

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    I guess out of curiosity? :movingtongue: :rofl:
     
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  7. Pasta88

    Pasta88 MDL Addicted

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    :rofl: curiosity killed the cat.
     
  8. s1ave77

    s1ave77 MDL Guide Dog/Dev

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    Still don't get why hosts file attributes were changed in first place ... that file is write-protected by default :g:.
     
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  9. Stewox

    Stewox MDL Junior Member

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    For some reason when I tried it on a laptop with win8 preinstalled that was not mine, (fixed some stuff for a guy) the hosts file didn't even exist :rolleyes: