Windows 10 DNS flush
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11th February 2020, 10:51 PM
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I switched from my ISP's DNS to Google DNS, not for speed, but because my ISP's DNS would send me to the ISP's crappy search engine/ad farm site anytime I tried to access a host it couldn't resolve. I don't think there's significant difference in speed, but, if I attempt to access a non-existent URL (which might due to a typo, or an obsolete link on another site), I'd prefer that it tell me it's a bad URL rather than send me to a junk site that I have no interest in visiting.
As it happens, my ISP assigns the Google DNS, which is why I'm not worrying too much about changing it.
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