1.    28 Aug 2015 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10 Pro

    Help!!! why can't i find Hosts file in system 32


    My hosts files disappeared in my C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc. Can some one help me to solve this?
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  2.    28 Aug 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jun 2014
    Posts : 527
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    Strange It's there on my win 10 pro and home edition
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    If you search around you will probably be able to add the files your self, another thought is you may have to show hidden files,there is a tutorial on TenForums to show you how to do that if you don't know

    Hidden Files, Folders, and Drives - Show in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
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  3.    28 Aug 2015 #3
    Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
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    Win10 Pro, Win10 Pro N, Win10 Home, Win10 Pro Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Pro, Ubuntu

    Try giving (copy/paste) %SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\etc\hosts in the Run dialog and choose Notepad to open.
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  4.    28 Aug 2015 #4
    Join Date : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
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    Windows 10 Pro X64 15063.483

    Quote Originally Posted by sml156 View Post
    another thought is you may have to show hidden files,there is a tutorial on TenForums to show you how to do that if you don't know

    Hidden Files, Folders, and Drives - Show in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
    Yup, that's the problem. Mine was not visible until I did this.
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