Where is the hostfile of windows 7?

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mister_v
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Where is the hostfile of windows 7?

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Hello,

anyone know where the host-file of window 7 is located?

Thanks

Chris
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Re: Where is the hostfile of windows 7?

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It is located in the folder:

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%systemroot%\system32\drivers\etc\
where %systemroot% is usually c:\windows unless you installed Windows on a different partition.

Remember: the folders are hidden.
And you need admin rights too edit the file.

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