In file called hosts, which has no extension, system and application software written in a pair of names associated Web servers and their IP-addresses.System components before accessing the external network for the IP-address of the server browsing hosts file and just did not find it in this local list, begin searching for IP over.
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Start "Explorer" - a file manager s operating system Windows.You can do this by selecting "Computer" in the main menu of the operating system or double-click on the icon with the same name on the desktop.
2 Navigate to the folder that contains the file hosts.To do this, first select among a list of drives on the computer system and click it twice - the icon of the drive differs from the other icon with the logo Windows.Then successively open the folder Windows, System32, drivers and etc.In the latest catalog, find the file - it will not be difficult, since in addition to a folder are only four other object.
Manipulating the previous step in the latest versions of the operating system, you can reassign a component built-in search in this simple way: type hosts in the search query to the right of the address bar "Explorer."The program will search even before you enter the five letters, but can spend in search of a desired file and a lot of time.As a result, the window displays a list of objects, among which will be the desired file .
Click on the found object, right-click, and the pop-up context menu, select "Open".On the monitor screen will display a dialog to select the program in which the system must load the hosts.Call it can be, and double-click on the file have.
If you plan to make changes to the contents of the file and select from the list any text editor - for example, WordPad, «Notes», Word, etc.Otherwise you can use the browser to view the content - it will also be on this list.By selecting the appropriate application, then click OK.
If you have opened the desired program (browser or text editor), you can replace the two previous steps by simply dragging the file found and from the "Explorer" window open application.