What Should I Set My DNS Server To?

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What’s the best DNS server for me?

List Of 10 Best Public DNS Servers

  • Google Public DNS Server. This is one of the fastest DNS servers which many users are using on their computers.
  • OpenDNS. Alongside Google’s DNS servers, OpenDNS is one of the best cloud-based DNS servers.
  • Norton ConnectSafe.
  • Comodo Secure DNS.
  • Level3.
  • DNS Advantage.
  • OpenNIC.
  • Dyn.

Is it safe to change DNS server?

Changing your current DNS settings to the OpenDNS servers is a safe, reversible, and beneficial configuration adjustment that will not harm your computer or your network. You can print out this page and write down your previous DNS settings if desired.

What does changing your DNS server do?

DNS servers translate human-friendly domain names to machine-friendly IP addresses. You’re probably using a DNS server supplied by your ISP, one whose quality is unknown. Switching to a third-party DNS service can both speed your internet activity and protect against tricky DNS-based attacks.

How do I find out what my DNS server is?

Type or paste the “ipconfig /all” command (without the quotation marks) into the Command Prompt and press “Enter” to run it and get detailed information about the network. Locate the IP address of the computer in the “IPv4 Address” field. Locate the primary DNS IP address in the “DNS Servers” field.