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Hack DNS for lightning-fast Web browsing...Good Idea?

by tobeach / May 24, 2007 4:51 PM PDT

From: NEWS - May 24, 2007 by Donna Buenaventura Moderator

Thought I might try this (setting for Open DNS) but before doing so thought I ask here for opinions as to wisdom of this.

Currently on Rogers Cable (low level: 135/) IP & DNS both Automatic.

What possible problems should I watch out for (if any)?
If I try and have problem, will System Restore find/reset to automatic (which is unknown as nothing showing currently) upon using?

Thanks in Advance for opinions!! Sandy ConfusedGrin

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(NT) Thanks 4 Links (esp #2), Marianna! Sounds Not Worthwhile!
by tobeach / May 25, 2007 3:11 PM PDT
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