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    Quote Originally Posted by Max_Payne View Post
    I use dns provided by ISP, so I don't understand what is the advantage, except a relative speed in some moments.
    Speed of resolution is one the primary reason, I've personally have had to use OpenDNS 'coz the DNS by my ISP didn't work properly.

    The advantage for the end user is that Google controls the DNS resolution and with Chrome browser they have better control over the Internet in terms of serving websites to the user in the process gaining access to more of user activities helping them to target ads accordingly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by marcEmarc View Post
    Google does it again, another step towards world dominance, and another chance for Google to snoop on your every online movement. I'm not too happy about the privacy issues in the Google small print. I personally will pass on the Google DNS servers and stick with OpenDNS who have served me well for the last 3 years.

    Don't be surprised if Google tries to gobble up OpenDNS some time soon.
    Same here Marc, I am too using OpenDNS......I don't know from how many years......and its good in all regards, but I will not hesitate to give a try to Google DNS for a couple of month.

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    Default use wsh or use netsetman

    You don't have to go to the command line to change the dns. I use wsh/vbscript scripting to spoof my MAC, change IP address and DNS.

    If you want a GUI app then try netsetman. There are other freeware apps out there so you can try looking for others if the netsetman freeware version is not enough for you


    Yeah, Ive been using OpenDNS for quite some time now. The main reason is sometimes the ISPs DNS servers are not fast enough (although it is not noticeable normally) in resolving the IP addresses. Plus Open DNS is customizable (not really for the average user).

    Google DNS seems dubious, as with google chrome.

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    hi !

    Quote Originally Posted by episubs View Post
    You don't have to go to the command line to change the dns. I use wsh/vbscript scripting to spoof my MAC, change IP address and DNS.

    If you want a GUI app then try netsetman. There are other freeware apps out there so you can try looking for others if the netsetman freeware version is not enough for you
    you don´t have to use any 3rd-party software / commandline:
    left-click on the network icon, then right-click on your internet connection,
    select properties, networking, duoble-click "internet protocol version 4 TCP/IPv4), enter new DNS...

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    u can switch between google and open dns using Google dns helper

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    Quote Originally Posted by knightrider™ View Post
    u can switch between google and open dns using Google dns helper
    There's a much better utility that lets u switch between ur DNS/OpenDNS or Google DNS from one screen. Posted it here on this forum:

    Compare Your ISP DNS Speeds With Google & OpenDNS

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    DNS jumper is also good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tweakwindows View Post
    DNS jumper is also good.
    That's the one I posted above :|

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    Sorry, I couldn't fine the name in the above post. So posted it.

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