Host File - can not save my changes

Hi,

I am using Windows 7 and would like to make a change to the hosts file.  C:\Windows\sysmtem32\driaves\etc\hosts.
I am the only user, so I believe I am an administrator. however, it tells me that I do not have permission to alter and save this file.

I can not even change the permissions of the folder.    

what is a guy to do..?
intelogentAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Open Notepad with Run as Administrator (right click on Notepad.exe and select Run as Administrator).

Inside Notepad, File Open and navigate to HOSTS. Make your changes and Save them.

Should work. Notepad needs to run this way to change HOSTS.
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
Also, some antivirus and security applications block access to the 'hosts' file and maybe even that directory.  I've had to turn off the antivirus once or twice to edit the 'hosts' file.
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CompProbSolvCommented:
You can also save the file to a different folder (Desktop, for example) then manually copy it to the appropriate location.
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intelogentAuthor Commented:
thanks guys
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