Re: New Entries in my Host File

From: David Postill (david.postill_at_pobox.com)
Date: 09/25/03


Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2003 12:01:58 GMT


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In article <h1ucb.100083$KW1.77642@twister.austin.rr.com>, on Thu, 25 Sep 2003
04:19:25 GMT, "RM"
<route_man89@nospamhotmail.com> wrote:

| I have a Windows XP System running behind a PIX 501 firewall. I went to go
| to google to look up some information and came to a page advertising some
| type of security software. It said to go to my host file and remove the
| entries. I went to my host file and found the entries below had been added.
| Has anyone else seen this? Where does it originate from?
|
| RM
|
| the information below had been added to my hosts file:
|
| 127.127.127.127 elite
|
| 64.191.95.139 www.google.com

<snip>

See
<http://www.google.com.ni/search?sourceid=mozclient&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&q=%2264.191.95.139%22>

For two threads discussing this very problem.

<davidp />

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David Postill

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