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How to Change Default DNS to Google DNS for Fast Internet

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Posted: 02 Oct, 2016
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  1. Go to the Control Panel.
  2. Click Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center > Change adapter settings.
  3. Select the connection for which you want to configure Google Public DNS. For example:
    LOCAL AREA CONNECTION

    LOCAL AREA CONNECTION

    • To change the settings for an Ethernet connection, right-click Local Area Connection >Properties.
    • To change the settings for a wireless connection, right-click Wireless Network Connection >Properties.
  4. Select the Networking tab. Under This connection uses the following items, select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) or Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) and then clickProperties.
  5. Click Advanced and select the DNS tab.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Select Use the following DNS server addresses. If there are any IP addresses listed in thePreferred DNS server or Alternate DNS server, write them down for future reference.
  8. Replace those addresses with the IP addresses of the Google DNS servers:
    • For IPv4: 8.8.8.8 and/or 8.8.4.4.
    • For IPv6: 2001:4860:4860::8888 and/or 2001:4860:4860::8844.
      Google DNS

      Google DNS

  9. Restart the connection you selected in step 3.
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