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I googled to try to solve this, but changing the hostfile didn't work and using tinyumbrella didn't work either. I'm still getting the same error 3194.

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I solved this error by deleting private/etc/hosts and rebooting my computer.

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You generally don't want to entirely delete your hosts file - instead, edit it and remove any lines mentioning – britta Jun 4 '12 at 0:54

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