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Changing Hosts File

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    Changing Hosts File

    I am trying to edit my host file, but the system is telling me that I need to be an administrator, when I am the administrator. I made an attachment in word with screen shot for you to see. Is there a solution for this problem?

    Last edited by Brink; 19 Jul 2013 at 20:54. Reason: attached uploaded file

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    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello vdashuta, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    If you like, you can use the same method in the tutorial below to open your host file to edit it.

    Hosts File : Use in Windows 7 / Vista - Windows 7 Help Forums
    Hope this helps,
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