is HOSTS.IDX a threat?

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by tonyseeking, Mar 29, 2009.

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  1. tonyseeking

    tonyseeking Former Poster

    Nov 12, 2008
    I am running Vista.

    And in (c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\ there are some files, e.g HOSTS etc.

    They all have a timestamp of 19/9/2006 8:41am

    But there is one filed called hosts.idx with a stamp 29/1/2009

    Anyone know what that file is exactly and is it safe?

    When I opened it in text editor, it has unreadable characters.:blink:
  2. innerpeace

    innerpeace Registered Member

    Jan 15, 2007
    Mountaineer Country
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