Please tell me how to unblock site from Hosts File?

Ahmed July 15, 2013
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I blocked YouTube website from Hosts File and now I can’t delete it.

Please, if anybody knows the solution, please tell me!

  1. MakeUseOf TechGuy
    July 17, 2013 at 8:00 am

    Did you consider following the steps to block it again, but in reverse?

  2. Nahid K
    July 15, 2013 at 5:39 pm

    Just remove the IP address or web address from the host file. It is that simple.

  3. Jan F
    July 15, 2013 at 2:40 pm

    copy the hosts file to your desktop (C:WindowsSystem32driversetc)

    remove or comment out using "#" the entry corresponding to Youtube

    copy and overwrite the hosts file back to the original location

    restart your computer to make sure all DNS caches are gone

  4. Hovsep A
    July 15, 2013 at 10:31 am

    Microsoft Fix It: How do I reset the hosts file back to the default?
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/972034

  5. Bruce E
    July 15, 2013 at 8:25 am

    Either comment out or delete the line in your hosts file that is redirecting YouTube to (most likely) your loopback address (127.0.0.1). Your hosts file should be located at C:WindowsSystem32Driversetchosts