MVPS HOSTS File Update July-27-2009


The MVPS HOSTS file was recently updated [July-27-2009]
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htm

Download: hosts.zip (144 kb)
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.zip

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

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

Note: the “text” version makes a great resource for determining possible culprits …
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.txt (597 kb)



3 Responses to “MVPS HOSTS File Update July-27-2009”

  1. I hadn’t used your Hosts file in a few years and tried it out today and found at least with IE8, my whole browsing experience was very slow. Removed your Hosts file and it was back to normal.

  2. Robert,
    Did you disable the DNS Client service as recommended? The HOSTS file itself does not slow down IE8 as I use it myself as well as many many others, with no effects …

  3. I guess you missed the screenshot I linked on the blog post of the previous release.