problem.....help..pls!!

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problem.....help..pls!!

Postby livian » 02. April 2007 19:10

i have a problem....i have installed xampp om my computer....and i put my page in htdocs...so far so good.....i ve put a name for my host in hosts from system32......but when a friend of mine wanted to enter on my page....with the address i have put in host....it doesn't work....but if he put my ip address....it works.....:-??. what seems to be the problem....??/pls tell me....!!! o and if you wonder, i can enter the page with the specified address in hosts on my computer...where my page is. PLSSS HELP!!!!
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Postby Wiedmann » 02. April 2007 19:14

i ve put a name for my host in hosts from system32

A name for an ip you put in your hosts, is only known to your pc and not to any other.
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Postby livian » 03. April 2007 15:59

Wiedmann wrote:
i ve put a name for my host in hosts from system32

A name for an ip you put in your hosts, is only known to your pc and not to any other.


and how can i make it to be seen the name by other computers..???or i can't....??
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Postby lostndazed » 04. April 2007 18:36

I think what is being said is:
Your friend's computer needs to also have a HOSTS file that resolves to your computer.
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