Updating the hosts file in windows vista
In no event shall Microsoft, its authors, or anyone else involved in the creation, production, or delivery of the scripts be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business profits, business interruption, loss of business information, or other pecuniary loss) arising out of the use of or inability to use the sample scripts or documentation, even if Microsoft has been advised of the possibility of such damages.Unfortunately with UAC (User Account Control) enabled the “mvps.bat” is not permitted to update the HOSTS file.Updating your hosts file is a way to preview your site as it will load from Host My Site's web server.Modifying this file tells your computer to ignore the existing DNS settings for the site, and instead to only look for the website on the IP you specify.This will bring up the app menu which allows you to “Run as Administrator.” As I said above, editing the hosts file in Windows 8 RT isn’t any different or more difficult than it has been in previous versions of Windows.But the fact that you can edit the file on the tablet without hacking the software is a nice win for Microsoft.This will cause the line to be ignored when the file is utilized.This script is tested on these platforms by the author. If you try it and find that it works on another platform, please add a note to the script discussion to let others know.
The entire risk arising out of the use or performance of the sample scripts and documentation remains with you.In trying to re-install Mc Afee, I was unable to get it to complete.Their support came to conclusion that the C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc hosts file was corrupt; and said to contact Microsoft. However, I’ve played around with it the past few days, and when the first opportunity to do a real work task came up, it occurred to me that I may have a problem on my hands.A small portion of my work requires me to sign into a portal that sits hidden on a server.