Sometimes using a DNS service other than that provided by your ISP makes sense. I’ll show you how to make the change.
The DNS servers used on your computer are most likely specified by your ISP. I’ll look at how to tell which servers they are and why you might consider changing them.
Ping is one of the oldest diagnostic tools. It simply validates connectivity from point A to point B, and in doing so provides additional useful information.
DNS transforms domain names into IP addresses. A DNS cache remembers DNS information… but sometimes it needs to forget.
Some smart routers can act as a local DNS servers in an attempt to speed things up.