Hosts file name extension (or Non Extension) Tags: File Name Extension Windows XP Last response: August 14, 2011 11:39 AM in Windows XP Share ksiemb August 13, 2011 12:27:11 PM The Hosts file Name in \windows\system32\drivers\etc shows Name Type Hosts File Hosts.bak BAK File Hosts.ics ICS File Any explanation as to why the 1st entry's name is Hosts without the ext and not Hosts.fil seeing that the Type is File ? Or is "File" not a valid extension ? More about : hosts file extension extension Anonymous August 14, 2011 11:39:04 AM http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hosts_file Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumFile with NO name and NO extension Forum7z extension ForumFile name extension ? ForumWhy is hosts file not being used? ForumPlayer for 264 file extension ForumHosts File ForumUnknown file RRaA no extension cant delete Forumsaving HOSTS file ForumCan a file extension be 4 characters long Forumhow to know file extension ? ForumCannot delete file : no name , no extension ForumIdentifying correct file extension ForumSearch computers for a file extension using AD ForumProgram for file extension Forumxbackup file extension .??? ForumFile extension not assigned properly ForumPCMCIA slots need more power??? HELP! ForumSending emails to a group without having to check name ForumName files in chronological order ForumUnable to remove or find the file name for bearshare. I did the uninstall/remove More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !