The question might seem trivial but for the last 36 months I have lived in the illusion that what I put in the hosts.deny file will stop my computer from visiting those sits. But some sites have still been coming through and establishing connections.
But last week I threw in my whole hosts.deny list into the hosts file and now everything that I wanted to block is blocked.
Why have a hosts.deny if having it in the hosts file does the trick?
What I mean by blocking is
I asked a similar question a year or so ago, but by then I had not tried putting everything in the hosts-file and no one seemed to connect the dots.