Windows 10

Windows 10

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:

IP_address yourdomain.tld
IP_address www.yourdomain.tld

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.

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