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If you want to remove the ads from the pages which waste lot of time and bandwidth, then the following is what you want:

How it works

It's possible to set up a name server as authoritative for any domain you choose, allowing you to specify the DNS records for that domain. You can also configure most computers to be sort of mini-nameservers for themselves, so that they check their own DNS records before asking a nameserver. Either way, you get to say what hostname points to what IP address.

The hosts file

Probably the most common way people block ads like this is with something called the "hosts file". The hosts file is a simple list of hostnames and their corresponding IP addresses, which your computer looks at every time you try and contact a previously unknown hostname. If it finds an entry for the computer you're trying to reach, it sets the IP address for that computer to be whatever's in the hosts file. is a special IP address which, to a computer, always means that computer. Any time a machine sends a network request to, it is talking to itself. This is very useful when it comes to blocking ads, because all we have to do is specify the IP address of any ad server to be And to do that, all we have to do is edit the hosts file. What will happen then is something like this:

1. you visit a web page.
2. the web page contains a banner ad stored on the server "".
3. your computer says " never heard of it. wait a second, let's see if I've got the number on me...".
4. your computer finds its hosts file and checks to see if is listed.
5. it finds the hostname, which points to
6. "great", says the computer, and sends off a request to for the banner ad that's supposed to be on the page.
7. "oh", says the computer, and fails to show anything because it just sent a request to itself for a banner ad.

Where's my hosts file?

* Windows 95 / 98 / ME: C:\Windows.
* Windows NT: C:\WinNT\hosts.
* Windows 2000: C:\WinNT\system32\drivers\etc\.
* Windows XP: C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc.

The format of the hosts file is very simple - IP address, whitespace, then a list of hostnames. However, you don't need to know anything about the format if you don't want to as you can just view the list hosts file.

The following is the hosts list which includes the ads' url. In that way, you can enjoy ad free surfing and makes surfing faster. If you want ad from certain site then just remove it from the list below. *BLEEP*
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