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Updating lmhost file

This is usually due to the fact that they have some very simple, but specific requirements, for them to work at all.

If DNS is configured on the host and client machines there should be no need of static text files for resolving names, but it does work well, and many folks uses them as a dependable simple solution.

The catch is there are a few gotcha’s you need to be aware of:x1b”, and the spaces need to be between the domain name and the x1b.

Both are simple text files that match names to IP addresses, and are very easy to create and implement.

Most people are familiar with these files, but are often frustrated when they do not work as expected.

Any changes you make to the hosts file are immediate.

You used to need to reboot for changes to take effect in Windows 9x. However, you may need to restart any applications that do internal hostname or DNS caching, such as web browsers. A monitoring with Proc Mon of ping could help to see which process is called while trying to resolve a domain..

Following the above steps should open the file in Word Pad and allow you to add or remove content from the file.