> I am trying to add a line to the HOSTS file in /Window/System32/drivers/etc
> directory (Per HP instructions on a scanner communication problem) and vista
> won't let me save the changes (using Notepad). Keeps telling me can't create
> the file be sure directory and location are correct. Can anyone tell me what
> I am doing wrong?
Run Notepad as Administrator. Find the shortcut for Notepad in your
Programs list, right-click on it and choose "run as Administrator". Now
do File>Open to get the Hosts file. Make your changes and you should be
able to save it now.
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