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Changing your host.txt files

Changing your host txt files

Changing your host.txt files

The host file is a local way to change where a domain is hosted, you can specificy any domain and then an IP. This is an interstitial stage of moving hosting, this allows you locally change a sites hosting before the global Nameservers/DNS have updated.

Generally this file is located at: C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc

You can also see this article [] which has an extensive lists of OS and how to update the equivalent host files.