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Changing DNS in Windows 7

Here we'll show you how to manually assign DNS (Domain Name Service) servers for your Internet connection using Windows 7.

  • Go to the Start Menu and click Control Panel
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  • In the Windows Control Panel, under Network and Internet, click View network status and tasks.
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  • Click the link next to Connections on the right. In this screenshot we're using a wired connection so the link is called Local Area Connection. If you're using Wireless the link will be named differently.
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  • You'll see a connection status window, click Properties.
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  • Select the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) item, and click the Properties button.
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  • Select Use the following DNS server addresses, and enter:
    • Preferred DNS server: 208.67.222.222
    • Alternate DNS server: 208.67.220.220
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  • Finally click the OK in this and the previous windows to save your changes.


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