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03 Jan 2013   #1

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 
Which one ?

Hi Folks,
If I changed the setting in my image to use Google DNS servers with OpenDNS servers set in my Netgear router. Which DNS servers would be used ?

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03 Jan 2013   #2

Windows 7
 
 

To change your computers DNS you would click Use the Following DNS Server Addresses.

In Preferred DNS Server put : 8.8.4.4
In Alternate DNS Server put: 8.8.8.8

Should look something like this:


Let us know how you get on,
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03 Jan 2013   #3

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Hi D3LL, that wasn't what I asked for.
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03 Jan 2013   #4

Windows 7
 
 

Oh sorry. It should use your computers DNS rather than the routers.
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03 Jan 2013   #5

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Can you give a short explanation why. I thought the router DNS setting would be used as its what is used to connect to the Internet.
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03 Jan 2013   #6

Windows 7
 
 

Yes but at the minute your computer looks at the router for a DNS to use. However changing that tells your computer not to look at the router for a DNS.

If you are looking at blocking people using a different DNS you may be able to block this on your router.
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03 Jan 2013   #7

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Ok Thanks.
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