New Version of DNS Jumper (V2.0)

Typically, changing your DNS on your computer requires configuration changes, that are actually pretty easy to do; however, most people will not attempt those changes for fear of causing problems with their PCs. Another factor to all of this is knowing what DNS servers to use and which ones are safe (which would require some... Continue Reading →

Today’s Geek Squeaks – August 21, 2013

A summary of Today’s Geek Squeaks‘: Squeak #1: To help protect your kids (and yourself) on the internet from sexually explicit websites, I encourage you to use the DNS service by MetaCert (see below): Squeak #2: Did you ever wonder if anyone is tapping into your wireless network and robbing you of bandwidth (and possibly... Continue Reading →

New and Improved DNS Jumper

Recently I have been following the talk about DNS (Domain Naming System) and which DNS nameserver settings to use that will ultimately optimize and make your internet experience faster and safer. The DNS protocol is an important part of the web’s infrastructure, serving as the Internet’s phone book: every time you visit a website, your... Continue Reading →

Test DNS Server Performance

If you been following the tech blogs, there has been a lot of talk about DNS (Domain Naming System) and which DNS nameserver settings to use that will ultimately optimize and make your internet experience faster and safer. For example, instead of using my internet service provider’s default DNS settings, I have opted to the... Continue Reading →

Geek Squeaks’ of the Week (#63)

If you have a passion for computers and information technology, then the place to be is at the sites listed below. Each week What’s On My PC features links to recent postings, called “Geek Squeaks’” that are authored by the members of the What’s On My PC blolgroll. Truly a blessing to be associated with... Continue Reading →

Geek Squeaks’ of the Week (#48)

The hits keep on coming…  Geek Squeaks’ are weekly marvels of articles crafted by the members of the What’s On My PC blogroll. If  you have an interest in computers and information technology, I suggest that you bookmark these sites and make them part of your daily reading. TTC Shelbyville Test Drive Windows 7 Online... Continue Reading →

Geek Squeaks’ of the Week (#47)

Due to the blizzard conditions here in Maryland, my intro for Geek Squeaks’ is a short one…  I encourage you to take advantage of Geek Squeaks’ and bookmark the sites reflected below that are maintained by some of the best bloggers on the internet. Snakebytez Tweak Windows 7 with TweakNow PowerPack TTC Shelbyville Windows 7... Continue Reading →

Geek Squeaks’ of the Week (#40)

If you have an obsession for information technology and computers, then you need to follow these blogs.  Listed is this weeks Geek Squeaks’; a sampling of articles (from the past 7 days) from the bloggers that are on the What’s On My PC blogroll. Talk about a great community of bloggers; none like it around!... Continue Reading →

Google’s Public DNS Resolution Service

Google, within the past several days, announced that they are now offering a FREE, global Domain Name System (DNS) resolution service, that you can use as an alternative to your current DNS provider (which is usually through your Internet Service Provider). The DNS protocol is an important part of the web's infrastructure, serving as the... Continue Reading →

OpenDNS … Something to try…

Did you know that by using a "FREE" DNS ("Domain Name System") service called OpenDNS you can make your internet browsing experience faster, reliable and safer? I currently use OpenDNS as a layer of protection from web site phlishing; plus, by setting up an account with OpenDNS, I can use the built in Parental Controls... Continue Reading →

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