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hey guys

My co-worker tries to act like he's all that.. and blocked my access to facebook.
When I go to facebook it redirects me to localhost. (i have xampp runing) so when I turn it off.. it just says page not found.
i went to google, typed facebook, clicked on Cache and the page loaded as cached.

Here's the thing, when i go to Windows>Run, I always have either notepad or wordpad, but this morning I have "gpedit.msc"

I've looked around google and stuff, but didnt find much answers, so does someone know how to change it back ?

Its sad cause hes older than me :-/
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what os? xp or vista?
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Windows XP Pro
version 2002
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post #4 of 12
for xp
open explorer
goto tools then view
un check show all files and protected os files
then navagate here
C:\\WINDOWS\\system32\\drivers\\etc
open hosts with note pad and delete the myspace entry
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for xp
open explorer
goto tools then view
un check show all files and protected os files
then navagate here
C:WINDOWSsystem32driversetc
open hosts with note pad and delete the myspace entry
Facebook. But otherwise, good info.
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yup..
there it was..
thanks man.

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post #7 of 12
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Originally Posted by korosu View Post
Facebook. But otherwise, good info.
my bad
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yup..
there it was..
thanks man.

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no problem
dont forget to check these back to normal
open explorer
goto tools then view
check show all files and protected os files
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alright, i just did.

but why would i need to check them back ?
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Quote:
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alright, i just did.

but why would i need to check them back ?
you dont have to but if not it will show every file on the had at all times and i worrry about files getting deleted by mistake.
lol now send him a face book message
post #10 of 12
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i did..
hes acting like "it" got blocked from the router administrator.. which is 15 miles away in his own building monitoring about 1000 ppl ..
funny how he was online on facebook :-/

anyway hes probably gonna block it using other ways..
but lets hope that he wont..
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