How to Edit Hosts File in Windows 7

You can edit Hosts file in Windows 7 in different way  comparison to Windows XP. Now i try to tell you how can you edit Hosts and save Hosts file in windows 7. Its require administrator rights to edit and save it. In windows XP is very easy to edit and save. Hosts file used to Map IP address and Hostname In Operating System. 

Step by Step Edit Hosts File in Windows 7

1. Click on Start button, then type Notepad in Search box , then Right-click on Notepad and then Click Run as Administrator .

Edit Hosts File in Windows 7

2.  Now on Noetpad Windows , Click on File Menu then click on Open .
Edit Hosts File in Windows 7

3.  Now Browse the Location for Host file , then Select All File in File type option, then select Hosts file and then Click on open .
Hosts File Location –  C:Windows/System32/drivers/etc .
Edit Hosts File in Windows 7

4. Now you can edit your Hosts file what do want to edit and then Click on File then Click on Save and then Close Notepad .
Edit Hosts File in Windows 7

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