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

    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. Joined : Jun 2014
    Posts : 342
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 32-bit 10586
       28 Aug 2015 #2

    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. Joined : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 12,894
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       28 Aug 2015 #3

    Try giving (copy/paste) %SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\etc\hosts in the Run dialog and choose Notepad to open.
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  4. Joined : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
    Posts : 4,329
    Windows 10 Pro X64 14393.576
       28 Aug 2015 #4

    sml156 said: 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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