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Hello,
Can anyone check the below login script and advise for correction

i tried the below but not working

it says :-the syntax of the command is incorrect

rename c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts C:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts_original
copy \\data-svr01\share\Hosts c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\ /Y
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Question by:Aditya Arora
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by:Sandeep
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rename c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts C:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts_original

Will not work as it gives syntax error.

replace above by this

cd c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc
rename hosts hosts_original

and then try
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by:Aditya Arora
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No not working.
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by:Aditya Arora
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I am tring to block facebook by host file
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Mike T earned 2000 total points
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Hi,

You do not need to specify the destination path, i.e.

rename c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts hosts_original

Mike
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by:cantoris
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Mike T has the answer.

Just as an aside, beware that antivirus and security software can monitor your hosts file, so if you're prevented from doing anything to it once you are using the correct syntax, then that's probably why.
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