Removing localhost from hosts file

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Help and Support' started by squillman, May 16, 2009.

  1. squillman

    squillman New Member

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    Does anyone know exactly why the localhost entry in the hosts file has been commented out? From the comment in the file I guess they mean to use DNS for localhost resolution instead but I was just curious as to what the reasoning behind that is.
     

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