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Windows 7: Computer name resolving wrong IP

05 Feb 2013   #1
raac

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 
Computer name resolving wrong IP

I've got a question. I have a computer running windows 7 64 bit, Home Premium.
The computer name is "Laptop", verified in Computer -> Properties. I have another computer whose name is "Machine-A". For some weird reason, whenever I do "ping Machine-A" on the command line, it would return pinging from 127.0.0.1 . Why does it think "Machine-A" is the computer name?
I did "ipconfig /flushdns", and didn't work. Then I did "ipconfig /flushdns" then "ipconfig /registerdns" and did not fix the problem. I need help. Thanks


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06 Feb 2013   #2
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

The 127.0.0.1 is windows host file.

I'm not sure what is up with the names, can't see much from here.

The ipconfig/all might be of more value.
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