Friday, April 1, 2016

MVPS HOSTS File Update April-01-2016

The MVPS HOSTS file was recently updated [April-01-2016]
Note: Windows 10 users ... the HOSTS file installs with no issues ...

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How To: Download and Extract the HOSTS file

HOSTS File - Frequently Asked Questions

Note: the "text" version (495 kb) makes a great resource for determining possible unwanted connections ...

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  1. The current HOSTS file is block access to American Airlines web site,

    1. is the entry blocking the loading of the American Airlines web site.

    2. Shawn ... I am unable to reproduce your results ... I visited that site and was able to navigate around just fine.

      In using my tracking software it appears that "" is not in use at that site

    3. Do you know what is in use? I am using the April release with Firfox ESR 38.8.0 and a fully patched IE 11. I tested entries, fully clearing caches and cookies after each test, and that was the only one that blocked the page from loading.

      I did notice that once the page loads, if you re-enable the HOSTS file, the page will continue to load until you full clear the cookies and caches. Then it is blocked again.

    4. Shawn ... must be an issue on your end, since it works for you after you "re-enable". I have no problems navigating (Win10/IE11)that site ... other than a enable cookies prompt ...