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Latest update: 2019 Jun 07 ID: 3312

Viruses widely use the hosts file to prevent users from opening antivirus software websites and downloading databases and removal tools.

If your computer is infected, we recommend that you do the following:

  1. Find the hosts file located in the folder System32/drivers/etc (for Windows XP/Vista/7/8).
  2. Open the file and delete all the lines except: localhost.
Otherwise, you can replace the hosts file with a different one. You can download the file for replacement by following this link: hosts.
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