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How to Change your DNS Settings - Windows 95/98/Me

This document will show you how to change your DNS Settings on a Windows 95/98/Me computer.

Click below to see how to change the DNS settings on your modem directly:

DNS Change on an Actiontec modem
DNS Change on a Cisco modem (re-type all the configuration lines in part 4):
675 Single Static IP - 678 Single Static IP - 678 Dynamic IP

Here are our current DNS servers addresses, as of July 2010:

Primary DNS = 72.18.208.30
Secondary DNS = 65.116.4.130

1 - Click on the Start button, then click on Settings and choose Control Panel
From the Control Panel window, double-click on the Network icon.

2 - Click the TCP/IP listing associated with your network card (not the one associated with your Dial-up Adapter). You may need to scroll down to find it. An example of one is shown to the right. Once you've selected the appropriate listing, click Properties.

3 - Go to the tab called DNS Configuration

To have Windows automatically assign DNS servers, just select the radio button Disable DNS

To manually specify your primary and secondary DNS servers, select the radio button Enable DNS and fill out the DNS Server Search Order box and click Add

Here are our current DNS servers addresses, as of July 2010:

Primary DNS: 72.18.208.30
Secondary DNS: 65.116.4.130

5 - Once you've updated your DNS settings, you just have to click OK and OK again to confirm your changes.

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