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A new step for GOOGLE: Accelerate up your navigation speed

 Google Public DNS (for Domain Name System) is a simple and free service by Google. Users from outside the United States will notice a drastic increase in their navigation speed. Changing your DNS is quick and easy. Here’s the scoop and the instructions on how to change your DNS provider to Google Public DNS.

Google has launched its own DNS (Domain Name System) service to compete with the likes of OpenDNS, a domain name resolution service provider.
A DNS operates by linking the online domain name (example: to its IP address, which is a list of numbers assigned to a computer much like a postal address. In general, Internet service providers are already equipped with their own DNS systems, but specialists, such as OpenDNS and Google Public DNS, have emerged in the market and have begun offering their speedier services.

The service from Google Public DNS promises increased security from potentially harmful sites and pledges to increase your web page’s loading speed. Users from outside the United States will notice a drastic increase in their navigation speed.

An interesting note is that Google Public DNS will not introduce publicity in its service, unlike its competitors.

To make the switch, one can configure the DNS using instructions from Google Public DNS homepage. Before you start, write down the current server address in case you need to switch back to the original settings. There are different instructions for changing the DNS depending on your computer and operating system. (Mac Users should use the instructions here:

Here are the changes for Microsoft Windows Vista Users copied from Google.

1. Go the Control Panel.
2. Click Network and Internet, then Network and Sharing Center, then Manage network connections.
3. Select the connection for which you want to configure Google Public DNS. For example:
o To change the settings for an Ethernet connection, right-click Local Area Connection, and click Properties.
o To change the settings for a wireless connection, right-click Wireless Network Connection, and click Properties.
If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
4. Select the Networking tab. Under This connection uses the following items, click Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4), and then click Properties.
5. Click Advanced and select the DNS tab. If there are any DNS server IP addresses listed there, write them down for future reference, and remove them from this window.
6. Click OK.
7. Select Use the following DNS server addresses. If there are any IP addresses listed in the Preferred DNS server or Alternate DNS server, write them down for future reference.
8. Replace those addresses with the IP addresses of the Google DNS servers: and
9. Restart the connection you selected in step 3.
10. Test that your setup is working correctly; see Testing your new settings below.
11. Repeat the procedure for additional network connections you want to change.

Now you’re done. The switch to a new DNS service, powered by Google, is simple and easy.’s ab-core users will keep their company’s web page in its original state. The only difference is that you can now have a faster and more secure Internet navigation experience.

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