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Selfish Heathen
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Zone of Pain
2008-05-07, 21:54

Originally Posted by dmegatool View Post
It's working now. I played a little bit with it and then, wanted to make it as it was. And now it works. The only difference is that I added instead of in the host file.
You need to add an entry for every sub-domain to block. You can't do wildcard matches in the hosts file.

For example, to block some ad servers, you have to block a slew of domains like this:

Alternatively, you can put many domains on a single line:

...and so forth.

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