ZHPDiag – Module O1 (USH)

The hosts file is a file used by the operating system of a computer when accessing a network, such as the Internet, for example. Its role is to associate host names to IP addresses.

When access to a resource network by domain name, This file is consulted before access to the DNS server and allows the system to know the IP address associated with domain name without resorting to a DNS query.

– This module search diversions of the file «» Hosts "that contains the mappings of hostnames to IP addresses. – The Hosts file is located in the folder «» %Windows%System32driversetc« . It can be up to several hundreds of thousands of addresses.

The analysis of files HOSTS hundreds of thousands of lines causes a processing time of several minutes. Research is carried out on the 15000 first lines. In the case of large hosts files, a message will indicate the number of lines and the need to use the command «» HOSTFix "of ZHPFix to list and fix all the redirects.

Overview ZHPDiag

—\\ The Hosts file redirection (O1)
O1 – Hosts: 216.177.73.139 Auto.search.MSN.com
O1 – Hosts: 216.177.73.139 Search.Netscape.com

—\\ The Hosts file redirection (O1)
O1 – Hosts: 128.0.0.1 www.007Guard.com
O1 – Hosts: 129.0.0.1 007Guard.com
O1 – Hosts: 130.0.0.1 008i.com
Your Hosts file contains 15132 lines. Use the command «» HOSTFix "of ZHPFix to list and fix all the redirects.

Example of detection

O1 – Hosts: 89.149.193.61 www.Google.com
O1 – Hosts: 89.149.193.61 us.search.Yahoo.com
O1 – Hosts: 89.149.193.61 UK.search.Yahoo.com

Action ZHPFix

O1 – Hosts: {Domain}

{Domain} : IP address and domain name.

1) When a line O1 is given in cleaning, the tool automatically starts the command ‘HOSTFix‘ to replace the file with a healthy copy.

2) It is also possible to directly use the command «» HOSTFix "instead of enter one or more lines O1.

 


Hosts file

The hosts file is a file used by the operating system of a computer when accessing a network, such as the Internet, for example. Its role is to associate host names to IP addresses. When access to a resource network by domain name, This file is consulted before access to the DNS server and allows the system to know the IP address associated with domain name without resorting to a DNS query. The hosts file is in plain text and is usually named hosts. The changes are taken into account directly. It is present in most operating systems. (Sources)

Links

Hosts file redirection (Assiste.com)
Edit the hosts file (CCM)