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Editing protected files in Windows 7 (like the etc/hosts file)
- From: Avishai Geller <avishaig at kontera dot com>
- To: "'cygwin at cygwin dot com'" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 16 May 2011 02:09:57 -0700
- Subject: Editing protected files in Windows 7 (like the etc/hosts file)
How do I edit my hosts file in cygwin on Windows 7? VI opens it in read-only mode. I have administrator permissions, but Windows 7 has that UAC feature which I think is preventing editing the file.
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