Thursday, December 4, 2014

How to: Fast way to Change/Modify the HOSTS file in Windows 8

To change or modify the HOSTS file in Windows 8, follow the following steps:

1. Go to the hosts File direction "C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc" and Open the file Properties

File Location




2. From Properties window, Open the Security tab and choose your User account form the list then Click on Edit
Properties

3. Check Modify and Write from the Allow Permissions List, Then Click to Apply

Permissions

4. Close the hosts Properties window.

Save Properties

5Modify the file then redo the above steps to return to original state after save your modification.

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