Edge ignores settings in c:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts

Not reproducible Issue #10613719


Holger S.
Jan 21, 2017
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I can’t test our websites with edge because the aliases for localhost defined in c:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts are ignored. The website shows different content depending on the domain name.



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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Brad E.”

      Changed Status to “Not reproducible”

    • Hello,

      Thank you for providing this information about the issue. We are unable to reproduce this problem in Edge 14393 public stable. Please ensure you are making changes to the hosts file as Administrator.  Feel welcome to reopen this case if you have further information for us to reconsider.

      Best Wishes,
      The MS Edge Team

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