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Old 02-16-2003, 03:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Opening Host File in Win XP??

Dose anyone know the command line that acsesses the Win XP host file??? I need to edit somthing in it, I tried %SYSTEMDRIVE%\winnt\system32\drivers\etc\ but it didnt worck
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Old 02-16-2003, 05:00 PM   #2 (permalink)
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If it's XP Pro the file should be here: c:\winnt\system32\drivers\etc\hosts

If it's XP Home the file should be here: c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts

You will need to have administrator rights.

Are you trying to access it from command prompt?
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Old 02-17-2003, 01:05 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Thats it, thanks Guy
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Glad I could help.
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Thanks... you're a great help... was searching for this solution on Yahoo... Yours was the third :-)
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