The hosts file is a text file that can be opened or modified in any text editor, such as Notepad or Wordpad.
The hosts file is one of several system facilities that assists in addressing network nodes in a computer network.
The computer file hosts is an operating system file that maps hostnames to IP addresses. The Domain Name System, first described in 1983 and implemented in 1984, automated the publication process and provided instantaneous and dynamic hostname resolution in the rapidly growing network.
TXT was manually maintained and made available via file sharing by Stanford Research Institute for the ARPANET membership, containing the hostnames and address of hosts as contributed for inclusion by member organizations.
The current PC Tools Utility range consisting of File Recover, Performance Toolkit, Privacy Guardian, and Registry Mechanic was retired on Wednesday, December 4, 2013, and will no longer be sold or renewable from this date forward.
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