Saturday, February 28, 2015

MVPS HOSTS File Update February 28-2015

The MVPS HOSTS file was recently updated [February 28-2015]

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  1. Timothy ... sorry no there is no "change.log" ...

    1. I generated my own change log. Thanks. I will blindly trust your judgement.

      PS C:\> $OldHosts = Get-Content C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts
      PS C:\> $NewHosts = Get-Content 'C:\users\tim\Downloads\hosts (1)\HOSTS'
      PS C:\> $Diff = compare $OldHosts $NewHosts
      PS C:\> $Diff | ? {$_.SideIndicator -eq '<='} | select {label='Removed';expression={$_.inputObject}} | sort Removed | Out-File HostsChanges.txt
      PS C:\> $Diff | ? {$_.SideIndicator -eq '=>'} | select {label='Added';expression={$_.inputObject}} | sort Added | Out-File HostsChanges.txt -Append