Altering your hosts file

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Warning altering your hosts file if done incorrectly can break your system proceed with caution.

Windows 7/8/8.1

  1. Click the start button or the windows key on your keyboard.
  2. Type notepad
  3. Right click on notepad.exe and select Run as Administrator
  4. Click Yes on the User Access Control window, you may have to input your administrators credentials
  5. From the tool bar in notepad click File then Open...
  6. Navigate to C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc
  7. In the File name dropdown type hosts
  8. Click Open
  9. Paste the output from the Hosts File Generator into notepad
  10. From the toolbar select File > Save