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Windows 7: DNS Addressing - How to Change in Windows 7


01 Jul 2009   #29
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 
DNS Addressing - How to Change in Windows 7

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03 Dec 2009   #30
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

This is why I never use ISP DNS.

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04 Dec 2009   #31
rsvr85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks for the tutorial guys

Why don't we change TCP/IPv6 too?

Swarf - Who's your ISP? Which DNS Server do you use?
I use BT and Googles DNS and don't see much difference, just curious where you get best results as we are only 50 miles or so apart.
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04 Dec 2009   #32
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rsvr85 View Post
Thanks for the tutorial guys

Why don't we change TCP/IPv6 too?
I am glad to see folks using what was my first tutorial
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04 Dec 2009   #33
LFB

Windows7 Enterprise SP1 x64 (Technet)
 
 

using right now the new Google Public DNS...

Seems faster than OpenDNS for me... I liked
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04 Dec 2009   #34
Barman58

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 x2 + x86 + Windows 8.1 x64 x2
 
 

The last test I did - I will have to dig out the test app again - the following were the fastest for the UK

Primary 4.2.2.5
Secondary 4.2.2.3
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04 Dec 2009   #35
rsvr85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post
The last test I did - I will have to dig out the test app again - the following were the fastest for the UK

Primary 4.2.2.5
Secondary 4.2.2.3

Eagerly awaiting the link Nigel, it'll be interesting to see how much difference there really is.
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04 Dec 2009   #36
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rsvr85 View Post
Thanks for the tutorial guys

Why don't we change TCP/IPv6 too?

Swarf - Who's your ISP? Which DNS Server do you use?
I use BT and Googles DNS and don't see much difference, just curious where you get best results as we are only 50 miles or so apart.
Im with BT as well. Not used GDNS for long enough to say if its better or not really.
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04 Dec 2009   #37
Barman58

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 x2 + x86 + Windows 8.1 x64 x2
 
 

If you want to perform real benchmarks on your DNS options have a look here ...

Downloads - namebench - Project Hosting on Google Code
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04 Dec 2009   #38
rsvr85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks Nigel, trying it out now. I'll post my results
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04 Dec 2009   #39
Barman58

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 x2 + x86 + Windows 8.1 x64 x2
 
 

I think that's the app I used previously - but not sure . The advantage of something like this is it gives a personal answer, so even someone in he house next door could get different recommendations dependent on their actual ISPs infrastructure
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