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Saturday, October 9, 2010

Redirect a Web Address to our own Web Address

A simple text file edit makes sites redirect to another web address (ur like u can keep any address). When you type address in address bar in any browser and enter it then it will display another web page, for example:- when you type Google.com you will be redirected to yahoo.com but locally not in WAN

Instructions to do:
 
1) Go to this directory [c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc], directory may change according to drive used for os installation.

2) then hit enter
3) find a file named “hosts”
4) Right click on it and open with word pad.
5) In the last line of the document type the IP* address of yahoo space www.Google.com (Vice versa for other sites)
6) now save it
7) restart the browser if its already running
Now try it, It works perfect


IP*: to find IP address of that website Go to start ->Run > type cmd > enter. Now you have a new window on desktop. On that type this without cotes “ping www.yahoo.com

Replace yahoo.com with your preferred site and then enter it ,Repeat the first four steps and remove the last line that you have inserted and save it and restart browser. Now its back to normal
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