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Permissions for editing hosts file on Windows 7 Home Edition

I am running Windows 7 Home Edition on my laptop. I also have an instance of Apache Server running and am trying to create a virtual directory. I have updated apache's vhost-httpd file and now need ...
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Remove read-only status of hosts file

I'm trying to edit my hosts file on a Mac Tiger OS. When trying to edit the file I get the following output and I'm unable to save any changes. "hosts" [readonly] 14L, 330C` How can I fix this?
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Automatically change /etc/hosts on OS X 10.6

I edit /etc/hosts as a first line of defense to stop me going to certain distracting sites during the working day. Ideally I'd like to have two versions of hosts and a cron job that switches them ...