Here is the format to add an entry to the hosts file on the local pc using the command prompt
echo 126.96.36.199 dropbox.com >> %WINDIR%\System32\Drivers\Etc\Hosts
Where 188.8.131.52 is the IP Address and dropbox.com is the name that resolves to that IP Address
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