Unable to change my hosts file

Intel / D945gcr
June 3, 2009 at 20:47:50
Specs: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, 2.194 GHz / 2045 MB
i wanted to block the acrobat update download by changing the hosts file.
i had spybot installed.but i have uninstalled it and even then i cant change it.

Even if i am entered as administrator i cant change it.

it shows something like :
Cannot create the C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\hosts file.

Make sure that the path and filename are correct.

please help !!!


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#1
June 4, 2009 at 07:09:39
Not sure what and how you are trying to do that, but here is some information ---
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hos...
Blocking Unwanted Parasites with a Hosts File

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#2
June 4, 2009 at 08:52:04
what exactly are you doing to get that error?

have you browsed to the file? Does it exist? Can you open it? when you edit and try to save what message do you get?
Can you do a save as?


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