At times you may be required to add a manual DNS entry to your Windows PC in order to override your DNS settings

Step 1 – Open Notepad as an Administrator

For example in Windows 10 click on Start, Type in Notepad, Right Click and choose Run as Administrator

Step 2 – Browse to and open the Host File

c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts.file

Step 3 – Add in the required entry in the format of Ip Addresss > TAB > DNS Name

For example:  1.2.3.4      dropbox.com

Step 4

Save the file