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I am able to access localhost on a Mac through Windows XP on VMWare Fusion by using my Mac username like this:


But how do I do that with a subdomain, something like this:


Any ideas?

I am able to access subdomains on my Mac no problem, by adding things like blog.localhost to /etc/hosts. What is the equivalent on Windows?

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Navigate to C:\windows\system32\drivers\etc where the 'hosts' file is located.

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