Archive for December, 2012

Windows 8 and the HOSTS file

Folks I finally got Windows 8 installed after building a new box. This thing is really fast and the new version of Windows has many improvements under the hood to handle the newest hardware. It took me a couple of days to get used to the new interface … Don’t believe all the hype about […]

MVPS HOSTS File Update December-07-2012

The MVPS HOSTS file was recently updated [December-07-2012]http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.htm Download: hosts.zip (143 kb)http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.zip How To: Download and Extract the HOSTS filehttp://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts2.htm HOSTS File – Frequently Asked Questionshttp://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hostsfaq.htm Note: the “text” version makes a great resource for determining possible unwanted connections … http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.txt (584 kb) Get notified when the MVPS HOSTS file is updatedhttp://winhelp2002.mvps.org/updates.htm  If you find […]