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 "127.0.0.1 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: