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Hosts file in use by another process

I hsarnt used windows since 2011, and finding windows 8 a nightmare to use. I am a developer and need to modify my hosts /file. No matter what trick I try it keeps saying that my hosts file is in use by another process, How can I change it 

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Re: Hosts file in use by another process



Try modifying the hosts file from an elevated Command Prompt, or a text editor run with Administrator privileges.




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