Windows 10: ran DRweb cureit it said i have a corrupted host file, it looks ok?

  1.    08 Jun 2017 #1

    ran DRweb cureit it said i have a corrupted host file, it looks ok?


    So i d-loaded Chirp to programs my ham radio it so happens i d-loaded from a site that was not his site it was a counterfeit site, when i installed it it asked me to update that took me to his real site i then removed, that program and installed the real one, which i confirmed was his main site and only site. So i ran a bunch scanners hitmanpro, dr web norton 360, malwarebytes superantispyware , only one found something that was dr web it said my host file was corrupted, i looked it my host file i don't see anything out of the ordinary, except for stuff added from unchecky, can somone if i upload my host file here can see if anything bad has been added ???, at least i don't have any rootkits or keyloggers as none of them found anything bad.
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  2.    08 Jun 2017 #2

    If only one app had a problem, i'd just ignore it. Also, DRWeb seems to be Russian in origin. I wouldn't trust it, but that's just me. (Yes, I know Kapersky is Russian too, and I don't trust that either).
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  3.    08 Jun 2017 #3

    ok thanks i'm going to rebuild the host file just in case that other software added something to it that is not suppose to be there. found MS site on how to rename the other with . old and copy the text from there page to a new one and put a new host file in there, nifty and handy. after i do this can i delete the . old one or just leave it in there??? this is what i going to follow will it apply to windows 10 host file ok https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...to-the-default
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  4.    08 Jun 2017 #4

    yes its done i got a new host file that looked just like the old one except there was a added string that was not suppose to be there, so that program did add something, pointing to its IP for his site, what a a hole
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