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Block-Outside-DNS Issues on Windows 10

If you’re using our TG Client client on Windows 10 and you use the block-outside-DNS option to prevent DNS leaks then you may experience some connection delays depending on your setup.

The easiest way to fix the block-outside-DNS connection issue is through the Network and Sharing Center, here’s how to do it:

Step 1 – Right-click network in system tray and select Open Network and Sharing Center

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Step 2 –  Right click the TAP-Windows Adapter and select properties

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Step 3 – Select TCP/IPv4 or TCP/IPv6 depending on which you use and click Properties

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Step 4 – Click on advanced tab, uncheck Automatic and set Interface metric to 1

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Once you’ve done this click on ok, disconnect from your TG Client and reconnect to it and your block-outside-DNS problem should be fixed.

The lower the Interface metric number the higher its network adapter’s priority.

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