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There are so many I couldn't get them all on one screenshot ... Check the URL first! Still, Security Essentials was all green. As an Admin logon cannot even right click open Webroot to set anything mentioned here. http://2theprinter.com/security-shield/security-shield.php

Win8.1 tried to open the icon or the Modern interface link..nothing happens. and this URL is listed as an entry in the HOSTS file. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License. or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/346516/my-security-shield-hosts-file-removal/

Gibson is the rare techie that actually uses the hosts file for its original intent. You can not post a blank message. This protection is provided by Windows, not by Security Essentials.

Re: How to get rid of "My Security Shield"? please consider a donation Reproduction of information on this site, in any form, is prohibited without express written permission. Note: the below locations are for the default paths, edit as needed. [screenshot (XP only)] Right-click on the Desktop, select: New > Shortcut (and paste the following) Windows XP Target: C:\WINDOWS\NOTEPAD.EXE In the event you are unable to determine why you can not access a certain page, you can drop me a note and I'll try and determine the cause.

Do other programs add entries to the HOSTS file? [return to FAQ] Yes there are several legitimate programs that add entries to the HOSTS file. Comments in the HOSTS File The comments are included in the shipped (downloaded) version to allow the end-user to determine (if needed) why the entry exists. The spermware utility works, step 17, i get black blink of window as it mentions in procedure, but when i try to delete HOSTS file i can't see that file in MSE gave him a new empty file after making a backup of the original.

Strange behavior in the Internet Explorer Back Button Sometimes when you click the Back button in Internet Explorer to return to the previous page it appears that nothing happens. Register now! Good thing too, as this is just the sort of thing restricted users shouldn't do. One way is to add "bad" sites to the HOSTS file directing the IP address to "home".

How do I contribute a listing for the HOSTS file? original site You can use Hostsman or Hosts File Editor to enable/disable the HOSTS file on the fly [screenshot] Why do I get an error trying to Save a webpage in Internet Explorer? This is commonly know as redirects, when this occurs you are most likely infected from within. The only HOSTS file I see is HOSTS.ics Is this the file that needs to be removed?

And waited. http://2theprinter.com/security-shield/security-shield-rkill.php My web server doesn't have any other services/pages on port 80 so this is a great solution for me. Add: click Ok, Ok Editors Note: these type changes should only be made on a "stand-alone" machine. An administrator can modify the hosts file and, surprisingly, Security Essentials didn't prevent the modification and didn't object afterward.

Take a look at This Threadand note the comments from Webroot staff regarding the hosts file. Then I scanned just the hosts file and again, Security Essentials assured me that all was well. Over time the amount of entries has grown to a point where it's too easy to forget why they exist without them. weblink Microsoft seems to have put special rules in Windows for its own website.

sjt2900: Well, I downloaded hosts-perm.bat. Let's start with the first step: Did you download hosts-perm.bat Download Link to your desktop and then run it as instructed in the tutorial? If we have ever helped you in the past, please consider helping us.

Are there any Utilities to monitor and protect the HOSTS file?

To prevent this go to the "Undo & Exclude Advanced Settings" screen and exclude the HOSTS file from scanning. If Windows asks if you if you are sure you want to run it, please allow it to run. What version of WSA is installed on your device? That is, blocking microsoft.com does not block www.microsoft.com.

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