How to configure proxy server settings in Windows 8

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Windows 8 Setup for Smart DNS Proxy - Smart DNS Proxy Support

May 21, 2019

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Is there a reason to use internal DNS over Google's would seem to be a logical candidate. Why is that logical? Why not just use the ISP's DNS, or some other unfiltered source? I would go even further and remove, as the likelyhood of it ever being hit by the clients is slim to none. After all, both the 2003 machine and the ISP's DNS would have to be down for that to happen. How To Clear Cache In Windows 8 [Guide] - AddictiveTips