Adding an entry to the Microsoft Windows hosts file

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  1. Open NotePad as an administrator.
    How-to: search for NotePad and right-click to run as Administrator.
  2. Go to File > Open and select C:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts
  3. At the bottom of the file, add a host entry by specifying an IP address and host; for example:
    192.168.1.1 example.awingu.com
  4. Click on File > Save to confirm the changes.

 

Mind that it may require to restart the Internet browser to take effect.

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