Google Public DNS (How to Use)

In December 2009, Google launched a free, global Domain Name System (DNS) service. Google Public DNS servers are and for use as alternative to your current DNS servers.

Google DNS

How to set-up Google DNS on Windows 7

  1. Go to Control Panel.
  2. Click Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center > Change adapter settings.
  3. Select the connection for which you want to configure Google Public DNS. For example:
    • To change the settings for an Ethernet connection, right-click Local Area Connection, and click Properties.
    • To change the settings for a wireless connection, right-click Wireless Network Connection, and click Properties.
  4. In the Networking tab, click Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4), and then click Properties.
  5. Click Advanced and select the DNS tab. If there are any DNS server IP addresses listed there, write them down for future reference, and remove them from this window.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Select Use the following DNS server addresses. If there are any IP addresses listed in the Preferred DNS server or Alternate DNS server, write them down for future reference.
  8. Replace those addresses with the IP addresses of the Google DNS servers: and
  9. Restart the connection you selected in step 3.
  10. Test that your setup is working correctly:
    • From your browser, type in a webpage, such as If it resolves correctly, bookmark the page, and try accessing the page from the bookmark. If this test works, everything is working correctly. If not, go back to step 2.
  11. Repeat the procedure for additional network connections you want to change.
I've tried it in one of our office computers and it's working.