Windows 10: Hosts file - made some additions but can't now remove them

Discus and support Hosts file - made some additions but can't now remove them in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hi. This seems odd - I opened Notepad as Admin, navigated to the hosts file and put in some new lines. There was no problem in doing so and I don't... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by dortmunder, May 30, 2019.

  1. Hosts file - made some additions but can't now remove them


    Hi. This seems odd - I opened Notepad as Admin, navigated to the hosts file and put in some new lines. There was no problem in doing so and I don't recall having to change txt to allfiles.

    But now I want to undo my changes and when I try to save as allfiles, a new hosts.txt is created and the 'hosts' with no suffix (and unwanted entries) is still there.

    Why was I able to change it in the first place and how do I change it back? My grateful thanks if you can help.

    :)
     
    dortmunder, May 30, 2019
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  2. Hosts file editing

    I have to jump in and say I use, and have used the host file for years. It's an easy way to take stress off of old name servers. I don't add everything, but major shares I do add to the host file. I've used the host file for some tunneling as well. I try to optimize my network as much as possible and I have a solid network. But Easy Rhino is right as well, you'll want to have everything he suggested as well. *Toast :toast:
     
    Mindweaver, May 30, 2019
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  3. Rose Cal Win User
    Remove additional Langauges

    Hi,

    It is possible that you need to configure your keyboard layout that is why you still see it in the list even you already remove it. To address your issue, we suggest that you follow the steps on this

    thread
    shared by DikkeryDok last October 27, 2017 to on how to remove additional language.

    Let us know if you need further assistance.
     
    Rose Cal, May 30, 2019
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  4. Vesao Win User

    Hosts file - made some additions but can't now remove them

    Remove account


    I suggest you backup your personalized files first before removing the account.
    To delete an account, follow these steps:
    1. Press WIN + X keys and click Command Prompt (Admin) from the menu.
    2. Type the following command and press Enter. Replace test with the name of your sister's account. Code:
      Code:
      net user test /del
     
    Vesao, May 30, 2019
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