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Is it possible to set two different host names for a single computer in Windows 7

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Is this for name resolution to the Windows 7 machine from a local LAN? If so you can add a manual entry to the local dns server. This may not work if this is a lap top and is on multiple LANs.

Or if you are just looking for this host name to work from the machine itself you can add an entry to the c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts file.

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This is for the local LAN. –  Siva Nov 26 '10 at 3:14
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