HostsMan

Average User Rating:
4.2
out of 10 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.1.57
  • Total Downloads:
    25,332
  • Date Added:
    January 08, 2009
  • File Size:
    2.6MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    75
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP

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  • 5 stars

    "Does it's job"

    February 24, 2012   |   By slix19

    Version: HostsMan 3.2.73

    Pros

    Small, does it's job, easy to use.

    Cons

    None really, but default backup option might be good rather than unchecked by default plus ability to run automatically in Vista/7.

    Summary

    Does it's job well. Might be nice to have a compatible version running in the background in Vista/7 (needs admin rights to run so can't run properly at startup). If you update manually now and then though it's fine.

    Maybe the SHOUTING 'bookerking' ticked one of the ad blocking options - these are reported to block some sites falsely. Also if you have a customised hosts file for some reason (web dev, ad servers, corporate) and you don't choose backup and the 'Merge' option it will cause problems.

    This is down to the knowledge of the user though, not a fault of the software as such - it does it's job and pretty well. May be backup by default would be good rather than an option, an perhaps a warning?

    Certainly not justified calling it 'HORRIBLE'.

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  • 1 stars

    "Messed Up My PC on WIN7 64bit"

    August 15, 2011   |   By bookerking

    Version: HostsMan 3.2.73

    Pros

    None JUST HORRIBLE

    Cons

    COULD NOT ACCESS THE INTERNET AND HAD TO JUMP THROUGH HOOPS TO FIX MY ISSUE...A SIMPLY UNINSTALL DID NOT FIX MY ISSUE.

    Summary

    I HAD TO DO A IPCONFIG /FLUSHDNS AND RESET THE HOSTFILE.

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    General
    Publisher Abelhadigital.com
    Publisher web site http://www.abelhadigital.com
    Release Date January 08, 2009
    Date Added January 08, 2009
    Version 3.1.57
    Category
    Category Internet Software
    Subcategory Miscellaneous
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows, Windows 2000
    Additional Requirements
    Download Information
    File Size 2.6MB
    File Name HostsMan_4.1.96_installer.zip
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 25,332
    Downloads Last Week 75
    Pricing
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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