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Mac OS9 and Internet Explorer

When I use an url of the type http://www.name of the machine/ with internet explorer the mac doesn't find the site, but if I use an url of the type  http://www.@IP of the machine it works !
how to make so that all the types of URL function on my machine?
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SChatel
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SChatel
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weedCommented:
You dont have a DNS server resolving the name for your local machine. You need to create a Hosts file which maps the name you want for your machine to 127.0.0.1.

Read http://eagles.chatserve.com/hosts.html for instructions.
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