Editing the hosts file in windows (HELP)

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Editing the hosts file in windows (HELP)

Postby jacett » 21. February 2012 02:49


I recently edited the hosts file (%SystemRoot%\system32\drivers\etc)
on one of my Windows based computers to include a URL www.mysite.com

I use this for demonstation purposes
however, when I enter the URL in my browser it returns http://www.mysite.com/xampp/

How can remove the last bit that has been appended to the URL?
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Re: Editing the hosts file in windows (HELP)

Postby Altrea » 21. February 2012 03:40

simply delete, move or edit your \xampp\htdocs\index.php file. It includes a redirect to the \xampp\htdocs\xampp\ folder by default.
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