How to Speed Up Your internet Connection speed

The internet browsing speed can be utilized to the maximum extent which one’s internet service provider is providing by following the below steps, which basically is not used to the fullest level due to reasons like of DNS and so on.

Changing of the DNS(Domain Name System) of the current service provider to the fastest DNS servers of the ones like of OpenDNS or Google public DNS will do the required trick. This speeds up the loading time taken for the webpages which r browsed. DNS Servers are used by the internet connection to the correspondence between a domain name and IP address corresponding(each websites has an IP address and can be accessed directly from those IP addresses). It indeed makes the browsing of the internet easier using domain names rather than sequences of numbers. Whenever you call a page, images that are loaded or download files, a DNS server is used.

The procedure to attain it with xp and windows 7 and linux and Vista is different and explained below.

1) Procedure for XP : The parameters of the network connection of the Windows XP computer must be changed to declare a new DNS servers. it can be done like this —

  • Click the Start button and then click Control Panel.
  • Click Network and Internet Connections.
  • Click on Network Connections.
  • Double click the icon for your network connection.
  • Click the Properties button.
  • Double click the item Internet Protocol (TCP / IP).
  • Select Use the DNS server addresses on this windows.
  • Then enter the Preferred DNS server field the first DNS server address to use for Google 8.8.8.8 Public or DNS to OpenDNS 208.67.222.222.
  • Then enter the DNS server field the second DNS server address to use for Google 8.8.4.4 Public or DNS to OpenDNS 208.67.220.220.
  • Click OK twice and then click Close.
  • Reboot the system. The new settings are then applied. Launch your Web browser and visit your favorite sites. They should receive more smoothly and quickly.

2) Procedure for Windows 7 : The New DNS servers definition in Windows 7 goes through the Network and Sharing center. It can be configured like this–

  • Click the Start button and then click Control Panel.
  • Click Network and Internet.
  • Click Network and Sharing Center.
  • In the left pane, click Change settings of the card.
  • Double click the icon for your network connection (this can be a cable connection or wireless).
  • Click the Properties button.
  • Double click on the icon Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4).
  • Select Use the DNS server addresses.
  • Then enter the Preferred DNS server field the first DNS server address to use for Google 8.8.8.8 Public or DNS to OpenDNS 208.67.222.222.
  • Then enter the DNS server field the second DNS server address to use for Google 8.8.4.4 Public or DNS to OpenDNS 208.67.220.220.
  • Check the box Validate parameters and left click OK and Close.
  • The new settings are then applied and your network connection is verified. Click Close.
  • Launch your Web browser and visit your favorite sites. They should receive more smoothly and quickly.

3) Procedure for Windows Vista is same as the procedure for Windows 7.

4) Procedure for Ubuntu Linux : Declaration of DNS servers for internet usage is easier in Ubuntu Linux. IT is configured like this —

  • On Ubuntu, click on the System menu.
  • Click Preferences, then Network Connections.
  • Click your network connection (this can be a cable connection or wireless) and click Modify.
  • Open the Settings tab IPv4.
  • Scroll Method and select automatic addresses only (DHCP).
  • In the DNS Servers field, enter the addresses of DNS servers to use, separated by a space. For example 8.8.8.8 8.8.4.4 for Google or Public DNS to OpenDNS 208.67.222.222 208.67.220.220.
  • Click the Apply button, type your password and confirm with authentication.
  • Finally, click Close. Launch your Web browser and visit your favorite sites. They should receive more smoothly and quickly.

NOTE : Both the OpenDNS and Google public DNS are much faster DNS servers and OpenDNS seems to be a bit faster than that of the Google public DNS.The processof changing from the default ISP provider DNSservers to google or open DNS also helps in bypassing the blocked websites of that particular ISP’s many times.

 

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