How to change hosts file in Vista?
into the search box in the start menu and press Ctrl+Shift+Enter.
Admin privileges, the right file from the start and it even gets created if it doesn't exist (after a prompt by Notepad).
The keystroke saved for not needing Win+R gets lost for Ctrl+Shift+Enter, though. So yes, it's way more cumbersome to do in Vista than in XP.
I think I may have wasted ... let me check ... 0 seconds on that this year. Nice :-)
Isn't easy like at XP.