How to put Google DNS on PC – Solution with Picture

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In this article we will explain the steps to configure Google DNS on the PC . This can be useful if we have a problem with the DNS servers delivered by our Internet service provider and for some cases improve the performance of our navigation.

This tutorial works for any version of Windows, whether it is 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP. To do this we first need to open execute (Press Windows+R) and then type the command ncpa.cpl and press ENTER.  You will be taken to this page (Image Below).

 

Or if Windows+R doesn’t work, then use this step. Go to the internet access icon and right click on it then click on “Open Network and Sharing Center” and it will take you to the network page.

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Then a window will open. In the centre part of the same, you will see several options collated. One of them says “Internet Protocol version 4 (TCP / IPv4)“. It would be similar to the image I show below.

network properties2Double click and then you will see the part where we will put the Google DNS that are 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4. It would be the same as in the picture below.

network propertiesThe options usually appear inactive, you have to check the box labelled “Use the following DNS server addresses” and then below it will allow you to type.

Click on accept marks the box that says “Validate configuration on exit“. Then it may take about a minute to check the connection. After that, you would already have the Google DNS configured on your computer.

Tips and observations

It is recommended, but it is not always necessary to restart the PC and the router after performing this configuration.

When you are putting the DNS every time you put a number you must leave a space to be spelt correctly but possibly an error.

If you have any problems with this configuration you can go there again and check the box that says “Obtain DNS server address automatically”.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this subject please leave a comment explaining it, we will try to help you.

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