How to Fix your Internet?

Your Internet connection is interrupted a little too often under Free? This is not necessarily due to your equipment. You can fix this problem by monitoring and then modifying your DNS server. Simple and fast!

Is your Internet connection slow or unstable? Already thinking about canceling your Free subscription and browsing the different internet box comparisons? Before making a hasty decision, check the status of your DNS server.

When you encounter a ” DNS server does not respond  “error, this results in a load of your compromised web pages. Indeed the system of domain names (DNS in English) converts each internet address into an IP address. If the server is unavailable, then you no longer have a secure intermediary and your Internet access is interrupted.

Sometimes, to reactivate this access, a few simple steps are enough: update your web browsers, temporarily disable your firewall or restart your Internet box. If these operations prove to be ineffective, you will need to modify your DNS server.

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How to change your DNS server on Windows?

Start by opening a dialog box by simultaneously pressing the <Windows> + <R> keys. Then enter ncpa.cpl  in the dialog box and confirm your action with the Enter key.

Then right-click on the connection you are using (wired or WiFi network) and click Properties on the shortcut menu.

In the list that appears, click the Internet Protocol version 4  (or Internet Protocol version 6 if you have switched to IPv6) line, and then click the Properties button.

Click  Use the following DNS server address and enter the addresses of the primary and secondary servers in the Preferred  DNS Server and Auxiliary DNS Server boxes. Respectively 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 if you choose the Google DNS. You can also go through the DNS Cloudflare, ensuring greater respect for your personal data: 1.1.1.1 for the primary server and 1.0.0.1 for the secondary.

Finally, check the Validate settings when leaving the checkbox  if you want Windows to check the connection. Click the OK  button to complete your action. Restart your computer.  

And under Mac OS?

Go to the main menu and click on System Preferences. Do the same on the Network icon and select the type of connection you are using. Press the Advanced button and the DNS tab. 

Enter the primary and secondary server data by clicking the + button. Validate via the OK button. Finally, restart your PC to reset the connection.