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For those of you who are unfamiliar with MVPS.host, it's an Ad Blocking Solution that is 2nd to none!

Official MVPS.host Download Site (More Information Here)

With Windows 8 you are going to have to follow explicit instruction to get this to work, so below is a HOW TO guide on how to setup MVPS.host within Windows 8.

HOW TO Install MVPS.Host in Windows 8

Step 1)

You will need This web page, copy all of the text so that you can paste it later into the host file.

Step 2)

Click Start – search for “Notepad“, right-click and select “Run as Administrator“. This should launch notepad with elevated privileges. Now, open the host file from the File menu, the Host file is located in the following Path: Windows/System32/drivers/etc

Step 3)

Select all of the text (Ctrl + A) in the host file that is now in the Text Editor Application, next paste (Ctrl + V) all of the text from the web page in step 1, save and close the Host File / text editor.

All Done!
Edited by _GTech - 3/1/12 at 8:38am
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Bump.
Every nerd on planet earth should know this! XD
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MVPS is fantastic, but how are those instructions different from previous versions of windows? Nothing there has changed.
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Dunno, same file at the same path. but at the website they have devided the guides into Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8 for some reason
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A HOSTS file is a HOSTS file, it does not matter which version of Windows you're running, you could even use this on Linux
    
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