Router info please

  Bike-it 18:58 20 Oct 2009
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i have bought a new netgear router but i have set it up so it chooses dns servers automatically, so am i better to use the dns servers provided by my isp or does it not make any difference, also explaine what are dns servers,

  ambra4 22:27 20 Oct 2009

“Explain what are DNS Servers”

The “World Wide Web” we know today relies heavily on the potentialities of the

“Domain Name System” (DNS)

With the help of DNS Servers, the domain names are converted to their corresponding numerical

IP addresses, which computers need in order to communicate with each other to locate websites

on the Internet.

DNS Servers are divided into Public and Private DNS Servers.

The majority of the public servers are run by larger “Internet Service Providers” and

commercial companies


Private DNS Servers are used mainly for “Private Home Networks”

  Bike-it 22:32 20 Oct 2009

Thanks.
so i am better to use the dns server details provided by my isp.

  ambra4 00:34 21 Oct 2009

Yes

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