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How Do I Change My DNS to 1.1.1.1 in Windows 10?

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4 comments on “How Do I Change My DNS to 1.1.1.1 in Windows 10?”

  1. Is it a better idea for the alternate DNS IP address to be for a difficult provider than the provider used for the preferred DNS? I ask because what if CloudFlare is having a problem, wouldn’t both of their primary and alternate DNS IP address be impacted by the problem? Maybe the alternate provider should be your ISP or at least another primary like Google’s Public DNS or OpenDNS?

    • That’s kind of how I’ve viewed it, yes. But there are times when only one of a provider’s servers will have issues as well. Pragmatically most all of these mainstream services so rarely have errors that it probably doesn’t matter.

  2. I use Google’s DNS. My reasoning is that no one has the Internet better mapped than Google and Google has some of the fastest servers on the Net. Is that a reasonable assumption?

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