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Missing Hosts File

I was working with a virus scan program and opted to do their "back up the Hosts" file and determined I don't have a hosts file.
Can I borrow someones?
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jodyfaison
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Toni UranjekConsultant/TrainerCommented:
Hi!

You can take any other computer's hosts file from %systemroot%\system32\drivers\etc or create your own text file and save it as "hosts".

There really nothing useful in it apart from the following line:

HTH

Toni
127.0.0.1       localhost

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rpggamergirlCommented:
Use this to create MS default hosts file.

Please download HostsXpert and save it to your desktop:
http://www.funkytoad.com/download/HostsXpert.zip
Extract the zip file to your desktop or a permanent folder on your hard drive.
Open the folder and double-click on HostsXpert.exe.
Make sure that the "Make Hosts Writable?" button in the upper right corner is enabled. By default the button should be showing "Make Hosts ReadOnly?" (if it is, leave it alone).
Click "Create Backup".
Click "Restore Microsofts Hosts File".
Click "OK" and exit the program.
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jodyfaisonAuthor Commented:
well I created one, but I can't tell and difference, but it's there. Thank you.
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rpggamergirlCommented:
I'm not sure I know what you mean, you can't tell the difference? Is your virus scan still stating you don't have a hosts file?
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