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Regards, CAVE CANEM ET SEMPER PARATUS. Register a new account Sign in Already have an account? I'm just wondering as I haven't tried it yet. Getting a good host file and then tweaking it just takes to much time. find this
I do run ad blockers and things like tamper monkey but that is just to clean up pages and get rid of crap that clutters up the pages.And i still do That is the balance I mean. « Last Edit: March 16, 2015, 07:03:20 AM by reelcat » Logged If it's stupid but it works, it isn't stupid. (from Murphy's Laws of Mandatory 10 digit dialing in New York [VerizonFiOS] by Branch© DSLReports · Est.1999feedback · terms · Mobile mode
Register Help Remember Me? to resolve this issue: You can use the "Replace" function in Notepad to convert the entries, or HostsMan (see below) has an option for converting the entries from "0.0.0.0" to "127.0.0.1.
Also have the hosts server running to prevent slow downs due to the size of the hosts file. · actions · 2015-Jan-19 8:28 pm · siljalineI'm lovin' that double widePremium Memberjoin:2002-10-12Montreal, You can use a HOSTS file to block ads, banners, 3rd party Cookies, 3rd party page counters, web bugs, and even most hijackers. So if I took all the entries on that 2002 list posted above,it wont bog my computer down??Right now my host file only has 4 entries..... But they work mainly for browsers and mail clients.The hosts file protects the whole system and it works as a kind of "initial DNS".
it is an unwanted site) the request is redirected to localhost. UK Posts 6,440 Re: Is there significant value in using a MVPS Hosts file? tony Hero Member Posts: 3370 We're all different, nice Re: Make the Internet suck less with a custom hosts file « Reply #28 on: March 16, 2015, 09:12:20 PM » Quote HostsMan is a freeware application that lets you manage, Edit and Enable/Disable your Hosts file.Includes an option to turn off the unneeded DNS Client Service. [screenshot] This also has an option
A better Win8/7/Vista/XP workaround would be to add two Registry entries to control the amount of time the DNS cache is saved. (KB318803) Flush the existing DNS cache (see above) Start Why are they out of favor?Just curious. I have reset but not measured it yet. google's namebench dns benchmarker says it's substantially faster than the fallback 2nd dns server (google's at 126.96.36.199) or the router's (192.168.1.254) British Telecom choices - which i can't change.
As far as blocking files, like the HOSTS file, I'm of the opinion if one is a savy user then they slow things down. please consider a donation ... This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License Download this page as a PDF file Copyright © 1998 - 2017 All rights reserved. Sign In Sign Up Browse Back Browse Forums Calendar Staff Online Users Activity Back Activity All Activity Search Hosts News Thursday, October 20, 2016 MVPS HOSTS File Update October-20-2016 The MVPS
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Thread Tools Display Modes MVPS HOSTS [20/10/04] SJL Guest Posts: n/a 20-10-2004, 10:13 PM http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htm http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.zip http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.txt Silj -- SJL SJL Sid? http://mvpshostsnews.blogspot.com/2016/10/mvps-hosts-file-update-october-20-2016.html Asus P8Z77-I MB, nVidia GTX650, Firefox 51.0a1 x64, Windows 10 build 14353.5, Thunderbird 45.1.1 x64, BT HomeHub 5 & Infinity Fibre, Outpost Firewall Pro 9.3 (4934.708.2079) & ESET Smart Security 9.0.314.14 ARE LOSING Re: Make the Internet suck less with a custom hosts file « Reply #17 on: March 15, 2015, 02:11:41 AM » Thank you jonjongx Logged Don't PanicLinux Counter #330412 opendns was having some difficulties for me with some sites.
UPDATE on Upgrade 02/07/2017 We were somewhat delayed on getting the upgrade done, but it looks like it will now be done in the next few days or possibly even later click here now By removing it, it has seriously sped up my browsing, (even with DNS disabled and with an active HostsServer enabled) but that may be due to the fact that I was Contact Us - Archive - Privacy Statement - Top Select a Tip How To: Update the HOSTS file in Windows 10/8 How To: Update the HOSTS file in Win7 I use MVPS, run HostsMan to update it once in a while.It is but one layer of my adblocking strategy though.
sorta. Just a couple of general thoughts on the Spectrum merger so far [CharterSpectrum] by AnClar1221. There are still sites such as »pgl.yoyo.org/as/ which maintain sites to block and have different formats other than just Hosts, such as BIND format, DNSMasq, and plenty more.Now I still use Bonuses please consider a donation ...
Logged AMD Quad Core - 8GB RAM - 120GB SSDMake it rain for PCLinuxOS!*Perseverance Furthers. MVPS hosts file is one of them.For me, the best balance is using hosts file only for blocking malware domains and Adblock+Ghostery for filtering ads, cookies ant other stuff.To get rid if you use a 3rd party hosts file like the subject one, it's best to go into the admin tools, services, and turn off/disable the dns client service.
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Other Programs using the MVPS HOSTS file Hosts Block NOAD Virusface Linux and Mac Users Although I do not use either Linux or a Mac, I often get requests for "How At least on my own personal computer. please consider a donation ... However, the zones list got unmanageably large....
Sign in to follow this Followers 0 MVPS HOSTS [20/10/04] Started by siljaline, October 21, 2004 1 post in this topic siljaline Security Consultant Full Member 42 posts Gender:Male Location:MontrĂ©al, open a "Command Prompt" from the Start Menu > All Programs > Accessories > Command PromptWin8 users - Charms Bar > Search > (type) command prompt > Select: Command Promt (left If i am doing 3d art i run 2 computers the one that is online is of no concern as to if it gets hosed. read this article Get notified of MVPS HOSTS updates.
If you encounter this problem, using a different browser like Firefox or Chrome seems to get around the problem. Browser addons (where applicable) form the next layer and AdMuncher is the final layer. · actions · 2015-Jan-19 9:20 pm · DustynPremium Memberjoin:2003-02-26Ontario, CAN·TekSavvy Cable·Rogers Hi-SpeedCisco RV220W-A-K9
That is the balance I mean.The 'hosts file' actually slowed my Browser, as the querying of the DNS process back and forth to it took up time. Im a bit of a rare one i just don't have a need any more. or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Really?
Proudly still the #1 rated HOSTS file on Google ... Now when every drop of page load and download speed counted i ran a very robust host file or my own dns server. I'm thinking of trying it with grown daughter who doesn't want to run Linux... · actions · 2015-Jan-20 10:35 pm · KoRnGtL15Premium Memberjoin:2007-01-04Grants Pass, OR KoRnGtL15 to Bill_MI Premium Member 2015-Jan-20 if you've reset, how did it look now...
The 0.0.0.0 (prefix) is considered the location of your computer, so when an entry listed in the MVPS HOSTS file is requested on a page you are viewing, your computer thinks Admins eHow SysAdmin Tips & Tricks April 4, 2010 Configure Powerdns to use MVPS.org Hosts file Filed under: General -- Tags: file, hosts, mvps.org, powerdns -- admin @ 4:20 pm One the MVPS Hosts file installs just fine, no need to make any changes. UK Posts 6,440 Re: Is there significant value in using a MVPS Hosts file?
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