Importing an LMHOSTS File

To import your LMHOSTS file, do the following:

  1. From the Start menu, select Control Panel.

  2. In the Control Panel group, click Network.

  3. In the Network Settings dialog box, select the Protocols property tab.

  4. On the Protocols property tab, double-click on TCP/IP Protocol in the Network Protocols list.

  5. In the Microsoft TCP/IP Properties dialog box, select the WINS Address property tab.

  6. In the WINS Address property tab, select Import LMHOSTS....

  7. In the Open dialog box, specify the pathname for your LMHOSTS file, then select Open.

  8. When the import is complete, select Cancel in the Microsoft TCP/IP Properties dialog box and the Network Settings dialog box.

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