Configuring name resolution on a Windows 7 system

To perform this procedure, you need Windows Administrator privileges.
  1. Log in to the Windows 7 system as a user with Administrator privileges.
  2. Click Start > All Programs > Accessories > Notepad.
  3. Right click Notepad and then select Run as administrator.
  4. Click File > Open, and then enter the following file path:
    C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts
  5. At the end of the file, add a name resolution entry.
    For more information, see Name resolution syntax.
  6. Save the file, and then exit Notepad.