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Windows 7: problem hosts file

17 Mar 2012   #1

windows 7 Ultimate EN 64 bit
problem hosts file


I am hosting a weberver on a windows 7 pc.
It's ip address:
Mijn domainname is: (example)
If i type from another pc on my local network in the url of the browser:, he can not find the indexpage of the webserver
I have to type my local ip address from the pc where the server is running from to view my index page: (
Only then he shows me the indexpage

I was looking to the hosts file in system32/drivers/etc/hosts, and i added the last rule :

My host file looks like this:
# localhost name resolution is handled within DNS itself.
# localhost
# ::1 localhost

Computer reboot, but still when i type the address: ; he says: unable to connect
What have i done wrong?
Why is this still not working?
He knows when i visit, he has to connect to
But it doesn't work

Can someone help me with that problem?



My System SpecsSystem Spec

17 Mar 2012   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400 is your routers internal IP. is outside your router so it cant be found. is at this ip]

Go to to find your outside ip
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17 Mar 2012   #3

Windows 7 32 bit

Also you may find these easy to use free utilities valuable:

Network Downloads /// AnalogX
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