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Offline BillVero

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MVPS Hosts discussion
« on: February 11, 2016, 03:45:32 PM »
Hi Corrine - Did you notice any difference in your computer's internet speed when you added the MVP host file? On some forums I've seen comments suggesting the host file can slow your computer once it gets big like including MVP host file.

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Re: Re: MVPS Hosts
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2016, 12:17:32 PM »
Hi Corrine - Did you notice any difference in your computer's internet speed when you added the MVP host file? On some forums I've seen comments suggesting the host file can slow your computer once it gets big like including MVP host file.
On a modern stand-alone PC there should be no slowness caused by the file.   
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Re: MVPS Hosts discussion
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2016, 07:33:15 PM »
Please note for those on:
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Get notified when the MVPS HOSTS file is updated

http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/updates.htm
This is currently down or not working, however, if you are subscribed to this mailing list you will get notified via email when it does work.
LzD and a whole rash of other places hosts announcements when the file is updated so keep coming back. 


 
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Re: MVPS Hosts discussion
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2016, 08:30:45 PM »
For those that also use SpywareBlaster please delete older Hosts Safe backups as they will contain parked or old entries that may slow the machine.

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