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So here's a snippet from my code:

$att = FileSetAttrib(@SystemDir & "\drivers\etc\hosts", "-r")
$open = FileOpen(1, @SystemDir & "\drivers\etc\hosts")
    $write = FileWrite($open, @CRLF & " BLACKLISTED ADDRESS(ES)" & @CRLF)

If $write = 0 Then
    MsgBox(64, "Error", "Can't open hosts file! " & $open & " " & $write & " " & $att)

I added #requireadmin to the head of my script.

The msgbox returns me: -1 0 1 -> FileOpen failed even if attribute is set to non-read-only mode (succeed), that's why filewrite fails. ATM I've got no anti-vir which could block the access.

I'm using Windows 8.1 if it's necessary.

Any idea why it fails?


Edited by Unc3nZureD

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Are you sure you have the parameters of FileOpen in the correct order? ;)


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Epic Fail :)

Thanks :P

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