I was just wondering, I keep on seeing other posts telling them to either modify hosts/lmhosts/*.sam files. What are these files for, I know they're for networking for windows, but what exactly are they? I', just very curious..
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The hosts file has it's origins in UNIX. Basically, if you don't have a local DNS server on your network and want to be able to access/ping/etc. other machines by hostname instead of using their IP, you can edit your hosts file and manually add the entries, so name resolution …
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