How to Change DNS Server on Windows

The Domain Name System (DNS) is a hierarchical decentralized naming system for computers, services, or other resources connected to the Internet or a private network. It associates various information with domain names assigned to each of the participating entities. It translates more readily memorized domain names to the numerical IP addresses needed for locating and identifying computer services and devices with the underlying network protocols. By providing a worldwide, distributed directory service, the Domain Name System is an essential component of the functionality on the Internet, that has been in use since 1985.

How to Change DNS Server on Windows

  • Open Control Panel and select Network and Sharing Centre.
  • Click Change adapter settings on the left pane.
  • Right-click the Internet connection you want to change DNS servers for and select Properties.
  • Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP / IPv4) and click Properties.
  • Click the button next to Use the following DNS server addresses: and enter the DNS server addresses of your choice.
  • Click OK.

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