HostsCK is a tool which you will probably find useful because it is an easy and a comprehensive way to maintain the Windows Hosts file. By controlling the Windows Hosts file, it will be possible to block all of the annoying banners and ads easily. You will also manage, and you will see that it will be possible to speed up your web-browsing.
This tool will also enable you the opportunity to be safe while browsing online without the need to add any other plugins to your web browser. This tool can protect your computer by blocking programs from connecting to their home site.
HostsCK is straightforward to be used, and the user can make use of different font colors for the comments. The user can use any desired color combination he wants, and he can also quickly remove any or even all of the comments that are going to appear in this file.
This software will also offer you an easy way to update the Hosts file with ease and with only one click, the toolbar will open the built-in browser which can take you to any site which will provide you with a Hosts blocked list.
Don`t forget that it is also important to back-up your Hosts file before saving and remove all of the comments or even change any prefix from 0.0.0.0 to 127.0.0.1. HostsCK will also allow you to keep your very own blocked or allowed sites.
You can easily save addresses to a whitelist, and this HostsCK will make sure that these addresses are not blocked. The tool is also a simple way to backup and also disable the Hosts file.