Network-DNS???

  Viv-208691 19:29 08 Apr 04
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Hi there, ive got a wireless network set up at home and i want to set up each network adapter's ip adress manually but i am told when i try to set it up that i have to manually configure a DNS adress too...what is this?!! The internet connection wont work unless i set up the DNS too.

Please please help me

Kind regards

  Viv-208691 19:47 08 Apr 04

please help!

kind regards

  VoG II 19:52 08 Apr 04

Not 100% sure about this but if you are running Windows XP then Start, Run, type in

cmd

and click OK. At the command prompt type

ipconfig /all

and press Enter. This will list the DNS Servers address.

  Viv-208691 19:54 08 Apr 04

ok,thanks, will try that. If there are any other suggestions please post them since i am using a friend's net connection and have to leave soon!

Cheers

  vinnyo123 03:13 09 Apr 04

yes ipconfig/all

will give you your ISP's DNS(domain name service) servers.DNS maps names to IP addresses when searching WAN or LAN.Just manually add the IP's into each machine in network properties on DNS tab("the ones from ipconfig/all"). Your ISP would usually have three servers put all three of them in. XP I believe would show to on first page you have to hit advanced or more to add more (not sure not on XP right now.

hope this helps

  Viv-208691 11:38 09 Apr 04

Ok, I have done that and all appears to be working fine now. thanks to all of you

Kind regards

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