Articles tagged: DNS
Slow Domain Name System (DNS) lookups can affect your apparent internet speed. Your ISP should provide fast DNS, but there are alternatives.
Malicious intent is commonly understood to be the cause of technological trials and tribulations. It’s usually the wrong assumption to make.
How to quickly find the DNS servers used by Windows. They’re typically specified by your ISP, but I’ll also discuss why you might change your DNS servers.
Alternate DNS providers can be faster, safer, or both. I’ll show you how to change your DNS setting for Windows 10.
Sometimes using a DNS service other than that provided by your ISP makes sense. I’ll show you how to make the change.
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.