Which DNS would you prefer 2011?

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Which DNS would you prefer 2011?

  1. Norton DNS

    30 vote(s)
    21.7%
  2. ClearCloud DNS

    19 vote(s)
    13.8%
  3. Google Public DNS

    14 vote(s)
    10.1%
  4. OpenDNS

    34 vote(s)
    24.6%
  5. DynDNS

    4 vote(s)
    2.9%
  6. My ISP's DNS

    28 vote(s)
    20.3%
  7. Other (specify on thread)

    9 vote(s)
    6.5%
  1. Boyfriend

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  2. manOFpeace

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    It's ClearCloud for me! :thumb:
     
  3. Rilla927

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    Norton DNS.
     
  4. CogitoTesting

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    To me the answer is clear, ClearCloud DNS of course.

    Thanks.
     
  5. nisby79

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    my ISP DNS because are the fastest
     
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  7. luciddream

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    I've been using Comodo Secure DNS since it's inception now. I notice no slowdown whatsoever compared to my ISP's, and I've seen it block a few sites. But I'll be giving Private FW a try, and if I like it, I'll be looking for new DNS servers. So I'm open to suggestions.

    OpenDNS is an obvious one to try.
     
  8. Hungry Man

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    When Chrome 15 comes out I'll move to Comodo.
     
  9. SweX

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    From?
     
  10. elapsed

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    One also has to wonder what a browser has to do with a DNS service.
     
  11. Hungry Man

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    Chrome doesn't allow for proper adblocking. If I use a local DNS it'll bypass a host file.

    I won't use a local DNS until I've got proper adblocking.

    Fairly simple.
     
  12. 1chaoticadult

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    how about no 3rd party dns, just my isps.
     
  13. elapsed

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    Local DNS is when you run a DNS server on your own network. It has nothing to do with Comodo.

    You can use ANY DNS service like Comodo and a HOSTS file perfectly fine.

    Your post is very confusing, not really simple at all. You seem to refer to Comodo DNS as "local" DNS, when it simply isn't.
     
  14. Hungry Man

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    I have a host file on my router.

    If I use Comodo DNS on my machine I won't see the effects of the host file.

    Get it?
     
  15. elapsed

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    Again, Comodo is NOT "local" DNS, hence why your original post made no sense. Comodo is 3rd party DNS, so if you wanted to make your post "faily simple" it would have been:

    Now that's "Fairly simple". ;)

    But even that isn't true as most routers that can run as DNS servers use a master DNS server, which may or may not be configurable in your router selection. I'd be surprised if it isn't.
     
  16. Hungry Man

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    Who cares?

    It's a slip of the tongue, I'm used to saying local host file.

    I could put Comodo DNS on my router in conjunction with the host file... possibly. Haven't tried, I would rather test it myself before I have it on my network, which I share.
     
  17. elapsed

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    You state "faily simple" and "get it?" as if others are in the wrong for not understanding your miscommunication, but ok I'll drop it...

    Why not install the HOSTS file on your machine temporarily to test Comodo DNS?
     
  18. Hungry Man

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    What should I see when Comodo blocks a page? Just a DNS error or does it have a special page?
     
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    ClearCloud and Norton have block pages, I'd find it very odd if Comodo did not. I did some searching and this might be the block page here.

    Though classifying a file hosting website as warez isn't very encouraging.
     
  20. Hungry Man

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    Nope, not at all.

    I wish they had a test page.

    Does Norton have a test page?
     
  21. Page42

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    Norton is setup.nortondns.com
    Comodo is ipconfig /all.
    :)
     
  22. Hungry Man

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    ipconfig /all wouldn't show me that it was working, especially since it's on my router
     
  23. Page42

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    Best way I've been able to come up with for Comodo is to go to their forum and grab a link off the Report Blocked Sites You Believe Are Safe thread.
    Not the most efficient, but until they get as test page, it's all I could come up with.
     
  24. Hungry Man

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    Yeah I tried it with a few but they weren't blocked. Not sure if they're just whitelisted now or if it's not working.
     
  25. Page42

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    That site (rapidshare.com) is no longer being blocked by Comodo.
     
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