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Windows 7: i can ping to but not to the localhost name

20 Feb 2018   #11

windows 7 enterprise

dear samurai i attached screenshot as informed yesterday

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24 Feb 2018   #12

windows 7 enterprise

dear all who helped me
actually it was kind of silly mistake from my side
is deleted below some time ago while trying to solve other problem
befor i did below i exported the registry -- which was the right move

now checking below link i found the solution
so after importing the registry i can ping now also local host

Start/Stop DNS Client service in Windows 7 from Services, Regedit or CMD

dear all thanks for your anticipation
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24 Feb 2018   #13

windows 7 enterprise

so it was DNSCACHE in the registry i deleted erronuosly
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