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How to Edit the HOSTS File in Windows

Editing the HOSTS File in Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, or XP
Editing The HOSTS file may come in handy if you'd like to make custom domain encrypting, block sites, or remove malicious entries determined by malware. It acts like a local backup of a DNS server.
But, you might run into issues when trying to get changes for the file in certain variants of Windows. This is most likely because of consent issues; there is an explanation on how best to skip this.
How to Edit the Windows HOSTS Document
All these Instructions are valid for all versions of Windows, from Windows XP up through Windows 10.
Open Notepad or yet another text editor such as Notepad++.
2. By the File > Open... menu, Navigate into the HOST file location at C:\Windows\System32\drivers\and so forth\. View Tip 1 for a swift way to open this folder.
3. On the bottom right of Notepad's open window, Click Text
Records (*txt) and change it into All Files (*. Decision). Several files should appear.
This measure is required as the HOSTS file will not have the .TXT file extension.
4. Now that every file type is revealing, Double-click hosts to start it in Notepad.