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From: Frank (kennsommTIKI.NET)
Date: Tue May 01 2001 - 18:28:55 CDT

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    Check out these two sites for complete info on hosts file use.
    http://www.smartin-designs.com/
    http://www.accs-net.com/hosts/

    Frank

    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Aaron Maynard" <a_wayfairingstrangerYAHOO.COM>
    To: <FOCUS-MSSECURITYFOCUS.COM>
    Sent: Monday, April 30, 2001 4:14 AM
    Subject: Re: IE content advisor

    > Actually there is. Place a listing in the windows hosts file,
    > located in the windows directory - IE checks this before
    > anything else, it's plain text and listed as hosts there will
    > be no extension
    >
    > The format is very simple and looks just like this
    > 127.0.0.1 ads.doubleclick.net
    >
    > I have a very usefull version, which can be cut and pasted from
    > to enhance anyone's host file who wants it.
    > You can access it with this link
    > http://briefcase.yahoo.com/a_wayfairingstranger
    >
    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: Focus on Microsoft Mailing List
    > [mailto:FOCUS-MSSECURITYFOCUS.COM]On Behalf Of Mike ODriscoll
    > Sent: Friday, April 27, 2001 3:39 AM
    > To: FOCUS-MSSECURITYFOCUS.COM
    > Subject: IE content advisor
    >
    >
    > I've been using the ie5 content advisor to filter out the more
    > annoying advertising companies like "ad.doubleclick.net" and so
    > on.
    >
    > This is good, but is there a way to stop the "Sorry! Content
    > Advisor will not allow you to see this site" window from
    > appearing ?
    >
    > Mike O'Driscoll
    > Network Support
    > Interactive Media Services
    >
    >
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