Can't load

December 9, 2010 at 22:20:58
Specs: Windows 7
I'm on a new laptop and I can load every website i've come across perfectly fine except for and I need to access it to play their A.V.A. shooter game. I've played it at friends houses on their networks just fine but at my house on my network the website just won't load and I can't play.

I have Verizon DSL, I've tried disabling firewalls, I've tried using different browsers, and i've tried getting to it from other computers on my network.

Any suggestions?

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December 9, 2010 at 23:17:00
Browse to: C:\WINDOWS\System32\drivers\etc

Rename the file "hosts" with hosts.txt

So you can open it with notepad.

If you see there a line with and a number, just delete that line.

That hosts file blocks websites.

Oh, and dont forget to rename the "hosts.txt" into "hosts" without an extension.


Happy is ONE who says I am an OttoMAN.

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December 10, 2010 at 05:21:11
This is everything in my hosts file

# Copyright (c) 1993-2009 Microsoft Corp.
# This is a sample HOSTS file used by Microsoft TCP/IP for Windows.
# This file contains the mappings of IP addresses to host names. Each
# entry should be kept on an individual line. The IP address should
# be placed in the first column followed by the corresponding host name.
# The IP address and the host name should be separated by at least one
# space.
# Additionally, comments (such as these) may be inserted on individual
# lines or following the machine name denoted by a '#' symbol.
# For example:
# # source server
# # x client host

# localhost name resolution is handled within DNS itself.
# localhost
# ::1 localhost

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