How to edit host file in windows 10

How to edit host file in windows 10

The hosts file is a text file which maps hostnames to IP addresses on windows operating system. This file has been in use since the time of ARPANET. this is a method to resolve hostnames to a specific IP address. it will resolve the hostname using DNS (domain name service), which is the process used on the Internet to obtain the server IP address behind a domain name. If you need to modify host file in windows 10 you can use the following steps

1. Click on windows key and type notepad

2. Right-click on notepad run as administrator

3. Click on File and select open

4. Give file path in the file name and click on open


5. Now host file open

6. Make the necessary changes to the file.

7. Select File > Save to save your changes.

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