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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-05-2007, 11:37 AM Thread Starter
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A good host would give the donkey a reach around...

My donkey2K (P2P) client contacts the home website (which has been threatened with legal action, etc.) and disables its function. I have read bits and pieces here and there about using the hosts file to direct it to, sounds groovy.
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My problem is that I can not save the hosts file again without wordpad putting an extension on it. It will be saved as a text document rather than just a file. Anybody know of a better text editor, or have any suggestions on how to save the file without a type designation?
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Notepad2 might fit your need for an editor. There are lots more besides it too. Also, even if Wordpad puts an extension on your filename you can change the name back again through your file browser - left click on the file and select Rename.

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Try Notebook, large file text editor.

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How about plain old Notepad? It works fine for me. I edit my hosts file fairly often.
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