Jun 12, 2015

How to change DNS server in Windows 8?

Mclane has a good answer, but here's a link to the Windows 8 support page in case you need it later:

1- Log in to Windows with an Administrator account. If your account doesn’t have Administrator privileges, you may not be able to adjust your DNS server settings.
2-Open the Start menu and select Control Panel.
3- Select Network and Internet, and then Network and Sharing Centre.
4-Select Change adapter settings in the left-hand column.
5- Right-click on Local Area Connection and select Properties.
6- In the Networking tab, click once on Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) to highlight it, and then click Properties.
7- elect Use the following DNS server addresses and then enter the following:
Preferred DNS server:
Alternate DNS server:
8-Click OK to finish.
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