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Windows 7: Windows DNS vs Router DNS Settings

31 Oct 2011   #11
Phone Man

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

I use openDNS and have it setup in my Router. My PC's are set to auto and uses the Router as the DNS service so all my PC's will use openDNS.

192.168.1.1 is my Router. If I want to change my DNS service all I have to do is update the Router.

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31 Oct 2011   #12
Dave Atkin

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Glad you got it sorted Richard (Y).

Dave
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01 Nov 2013   #13
Cindy1961

Pennsylvania
 
 

Richard, I have one of those pesky Westell A90 70522 modem/routers and want to set it up with OpenDNS. Could you please share where/how you found the settings in order to change them? Thanks so much. I know this is a couple of years after your original post, so I hope you remember! Thank you!
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