Saturday, December 10, 2016

MVPS HOSTS File Update December-10-2016

The MVPS HOSTS file was recently updated [December-10-2016]

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 (489 kb) makes a great resource for determining possible unwanted connections ...

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  1. Thanks ... that site is no longer reachable ...

  2. I just thought I might inform you that Disqus is now evidently redirecting all links included in user posts and all links on the Disqus user Notification page to go through "" in what I think is a misguided attempt to increase their monetization of user content. (They are also going to start forcing advertisements between user posts starting no later then March 2017 on people that use the "free" version of Disqus unless they pay a "subscription fee" to remove those ads.) In any case the Hosts entry now blocks that redirect.

    Just thought you might want to know if anyone complains that your Hosts file "breaks" the Disqus commenting system.

  3. Benny ... thanks for the feedback ... I'll be sure to stay on top of the issue ...