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HELP! I DONT KNOW WHERE TO FIND MY SECONDARY DNS! (Windows)

Dec 30, 2005 3:10AM PST

i have a playstation portable. i have everything i need for internet connection, but i cant find out my secondary dns. i dont know where to find it, but as soon as i do, i'm set. please help me! anyone!

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DNS
Dec 30, 2005 8:15AM PST

Most of the time a primary DNS will suffice and this is usually provided automatically to computers with that option enabled. But if you are forced to input a DNS server all you need to do is go to a computer on your network and open a command prompt and type "ipconfig /all" without the quotes and you should have all the info you need.

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thanx!
Dec 31, 2005 12:02AM PST

Okay! but how do i open up a command prompt?

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oops!
Dec 31, 2005 12:08AM PST

i just got it! but my pc isn't showing it to me....

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Punt.
Dec 31, 2005 2:14AM PST

Use the first as your secondary. That is, if primary is 1.2.3.4, put that as the secondary as well.

Bob

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Jul 7, 2011 1:33PM PDT

and also if i put them both the same i get this while testing connection Error: Your DNS server can't resolve Xbox LIVE server names

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important question!
Jul 7, 2011 1:30PM PDT

ok so when i do that only my primary dns server pops up it it doesnt show the secondary what do i do or who do i go to please pleas please help

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Jul 7, 2011 1:39PM PDT

and btw you can get command prompt by clicking start and put in search bar cmd

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Now I'm confused.
Jul 8, 2011 2:46AM PDT

Are you offering help or in need of help?

Today, nearly six years later my answers change from the above. I will only answer that I'd use the Google DNS for a trial run then will lock this old thread.

As this is from 2005, let's call it closed.
Bob