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Re: Google needs to fix Chrome

"There are many reports of Chrome ignoring the settings in the 'hosts' file. We know that MS does this and I hate it."

I don't have any problems with the hosts files.

There are a few things to consider when using the hosts file:

#In some OS versions you need to change how DNS is resolved, in Windows 7 the default hosts file mentions this and the " localhost" is commented out.

#Some antivirus programs will flag any changes to the hosts file and so the host file needs to be whitelisted.

#You may want to also consider adding an entry for IPV6 as well such as:

"::1 localhost"


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