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MVPS HOSTS File Update July-08-2014



The MVPS HOSTS file was recently updated [July-08-2014]
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.htm


Download: hosts.zip (131 kb)
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.zip


How To: Download and Extract the HOSTS file
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts2.htm


HOSTS File – Frequently Asked Questions
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hostsfaq.htm


Note: the “text” version makes a great resource for determining possible unwanted connections …
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.txt (498 kb)


Get notified when the MVPS HOSTS file is updated
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/updates.htm


 If you find the MVPS HOSTS file useful … please consider a donation

MVPS HOSTS File Update June-04-2014



The MVPS HOSTS file was recently updated [June-04-2014]
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.htm


Download: hosts.zip (132 kb)
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.zip


How To: Download and Extract the HOSTS file
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts2.htm


HOSTS File – Frequently Asked Questions
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hostsfaq.htm


Note: the “text” version makes a great resource for determining possible unwanted connections …
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.txt (501 kb)


Get notified when the MVPS HOSTS file is updated
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/updates.htm


 If you find the MVPS HOSTS file useful … please consider a donation

MVPS HOSTS File Update April-22-2014



The MVPS HOSTS file was recently updated [April-22-2014]
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.htm


Download: hosts.zip (132 kb)
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.zip


How To: Download and Extract the HOSTS file
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts2.htm


HOSTS File – Frequently Asked Questions
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hostsfaq.htm


Note: the “text” version makes a great resource for determining possible unwanted connections …
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.txt (500 kb)


Get notified when the MVPS HOSTS file is updated
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/updates.htm


 If you find the MVPS HOSTS file useful … please consider a donation

MVPS HOSTS File Update March-17-2014



The MVPS HOSTS file was recently updated [March-17-2014]
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.htm


Download: hosts.zip (133 kb)
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.zip


How To: Download and Extract the HOSTS file
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts2.htm


HOSTS File – Frequently Asked Questions
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hostsfaq.htm


Note: the “text” version makes a great resource for determining possible unwanted connections …
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.txt (506 kb)


Get notified when the MVPS HOSTS file is updated
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/updates.htm


 If you find the MVPS HOSTS file useful … please consider a donation

MVPS HOSTS File Update February-09-2014



The MVPS HOSTS file was recently updated [February-09-2014]
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.htm


Download: hosts.zip (133 kb)
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.zip


How To: Download and Extract the HOSTS file
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts2.htm


HOSTS File – Frequently Asked Questions
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hostsfaq.htm


Note: the “text” version makes a great resource for determining possible unwanted connections …
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.txt (506 kb)


Get notified when the MVPS HOSTS file is updated
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/updates.htm


 If you find the MVPS HOSTS file useful … please consider a donation

MVPS HOSTS File Update January-08-2014



The MVPS HOSTS file was recently updated [January-08-2014]
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.htm


Download: hosts.zip (134 kb)
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.zip


How To: Download and Extract the HOSTS file
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts2.htm


HOSTS File – Frequently Asked Questions
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hostsfaq.htm


Note: the “text” version makes a great resource for determining possible unwanted connections …
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.txt (514 kb)


Get notified when the MVPS HOSTS file is updated
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/updates.htm


 If you find the MVPS HOSTS file useful … please consider a donation

MVPS HOSTS File Update December-06-2013


The MVPS HOSTS file was recently updated [December-06-2013]


Download: hosts.zip (136 kb)
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.zip


How To: Download and Extract the HOSTS file
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts2.htm


HOSTS File – Frequently Asked Questions
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hostsfaq.htm


Note: the “text” version makes a great resource for determining possible unwanted connections …
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.txt (519 kb)


Get notified when the MVPS HOSTS file is updated
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/updates.htm


If you find the MVPS HOSTS file useful … please consider a donation …
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.htm#donation



Important Note: This update contains a change in the prefix in the HOSTS entries to “0.0.0.0” instead of the usual “127.0.0.1“.This was done to resolve a slowdown issue with the new Win8.1/IE11 and the HOSTS file.


I’m not sure what Microsoft changed in the new version, although I suspect it has something to do with the new “TCP loopback interface” in Win8.1 … this change in the prefix should not affect users.


If this proves to be a permanant fix … I will update the website to reflect the changes.


Also, the following entry had to be disabled … otherwise Healthcare.gov fails … Imagine that!


# 127.0.0.1  static.chartbeat.com #[affects Healthcare.gov]


More Info:
www.donottrackplus.com/trackers/chartbeat.com.php
chartbeat.com is a domain used by ChartBeat which is an analytics company that is part of a network of sites, cookies, and other technologies used to track you …”

MVPS HOSTS File Update October-21-2013



The MVPS HOSTS file was recently updated [October-21-2013]
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.htm


Download: hosts.zip (136 kb)
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.zip


How To: Download and Extract the HOSTS file
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts2.htm


HOSTS File – Frequently Asked Questions
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hostsfaq.htm


Note: the “text” version makes a great resource for determining possible unwanted connections …
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.txt (553 kb)


Get notified when the MVPS HOSTS file is updated
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/updates.htm


 If you find the MVPS HOSTS file useful … please consider a donation

MVPS HOSTS File Update



The MVPS HOSTS file was recently updated [August-24-2013]
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.htm


Download: hosts.zip (135 kb)
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.zip


How To: Download and Extract the HOSTS file
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts2.htm


HOSTS File – Frequently Asked Questions
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hostsfaq.htm


Note: the “text” version makes a great resource for determining possible unwanted connections …
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.txt (552 kb)


Get notified when the MVPS HOSTS file is updated
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/updates.htm


 If you find the MVPS HOSTS file useful … please consider a donation