File Type Generic IconHost Blocking File
File Format Proprietary (Microsoft)
Usage Referenced by an application; not meant to be opened manually
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average

Contains a list of blocked Internet hosts, often identified by IP addresses; prevents certain websites and other Internet locations from being accessed.

The default host blocking file is typically named "hosts.msn" and is located in the "C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc" directory.

Open With

IconReferenced by the operating system

Updated 2007