1. In the Search Window type in notepad > right-click on the Notepad icon > select Run as administrator:
Notepad window will open.
2. In Notepad, press Ctrl + O keymatch > navigate to the C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\ directory > open hosts file:
NOTE: If you cannot see the hosts file, select All Files (*.*) in the dialog box:
3. Add the following entries at the end of the file:
where IP_address is the IP address of your account on the server (it can be found in the Hosting Welcome Email), and domainname.com is your actual domain name:
4. Press Ctrl + S to save the changes.