Windows 8 hosts file changes not working

Posted on 08.06.2018 by Sharolyn
In this method, you can use Notepad and open it with administrative credentials, also known as elevated permissions. This especially applies to Laptop users who travel or bring their work machines home. You can disable Windows defender entirely, but that is not a good idea.
So this how to will be a little longer. What I'm trying to, is to redirect the domain name riddergarn. Windows will ask for Administrator permission. So here in this simple step-by-step tutorial that will teach you ho. Some said simply re-create the hosts file maybe the vanilla one is corrupted. While working for Microsoft, Daniel serves as a Senior Premier Field Engineer PFE specializing in Windows Server OS and Active Directory.
Hostsman even has a warning about this issue. So in order to avoid the false detection, follow the instructions in the above Microsof. In the command window use ping to test the lookups. This protection is provided by the Windows Defender.