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How to Find the Fastest DNS Server Near You and Configure It In Windows

This Tutorial addresses:
  • LAN
  • Fastest DNS
  • DNS
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How to Find the Fastest DNS Server Near You and Configure It In Windows

Go through this visual walkthrough to lean how to find and configure the fastest DNS server nearby on your PC:


Part 1 of 2: Finding the Fastest DNS Server near You

Step 1
Go to Namebench's Page and download the latest version of the software for your Operating System.

Step 2
Run the downloaded file and Run the benchmark (May consume some time)


Step 3
The benchmark should finish and a list of optimal DNS servers will be listed.


Step 4
Write down the addresses of the two fastest servers near you and continue to part 2.
Note: We copied the top two in case one of them does not work properly


Part 2 of 2: Configuring the DNS Servers in Windows

Step 1
Open the control panel and navigate to “Network and Internet” and click “Network and Sharing Center”


Step 2
Click your active connection


Step 3
Click Properties


Step 4
Select Internet Protocol Version 4 then click Properties


Step 5
In the Preferred DNS Server, enter your fastest result from part 1
In the Alternate DNS Server, enter your second fastest result from part 1
Click OK!


Step 6
In case you get this, Ignore it.


Step 7
To be sure that everything is up and running, Open command Prompt


Recap
Done! Enjoy faster browsing

Thank you for reading :) 




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