1.    08 Jun 2017 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Nine Mile Falls WA
    Posts : 496
    win 10 pro x64

    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
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Nashville, TN
    Posts : 3,143
    Windows 10 Pro

    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
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Nine Mile Falls WA
    Posts : 496
    win 10 pro x64
    Thread Starter

    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
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Nine Mile Falls WA
    Posts : 496
    win 10 pro x64
    Thread Starter

    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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