Mar 14

How To Change DNS PTCL Blocked Torrents In Pakistan

How to Bypass Blocked Torrent By PTCLYesterday we heard about torrent downloading issue. Some people are saying that PTCL (Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited) has blocked torrent downloading in Pakistan. There is no need to change the DNS server. It makes no difference, torrents would remain blocked. If you guys do not beleive then i have shared a method to change DNS server for Windows/MacOS X/Linux etc. We came to know that PTCL will unblock torrents as soon as early, may be in this weak

Microsoft Windows

DNS settings are specified in the TCP/IP Properties window for the selected network connection.

Changing DNS server settings on Microsoft Windows 7/Windows 8

  1. Go the Control Panel.
  2. Click Network and Internet, then Network and Sharing Center, and click Change adapter settings.
  3. Select the connection for which you want to configure Google Public DNS. For example:
  4. To change the settings for an Ethernet connection, right-click Local Area Connection, and click Properties.
  5. To change the settings for a wireless connection, right-click Wireless Network Connection, and click Properties.
  6. If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
  7. Select the Networking tab. Under This connection uses the following items, select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) or Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) and then click Properties.
  8. Click Advanced and select the DNS tab. If there are any DNS server IP addresses listed there, write them down for future reference, and remove them from this window.
  9. Click OK.
  10. Select Use the following DNS server addresses. If there are any IP addresses listed in the Preferred DNS server or Alternate DNS server, write them down for future reference.
  11. Replace those addresses with the IP addresses of the Google DNS servers:
  12. For IPv4: 8.8.8.8 and/or 8.8.4.4.
  13. For IPv6: 2001:4860:4860::8888 and/or 2001:4860:4860::8844
  14. Restart the connection you selected in step 3.
  15. Test that your setup is working correctly; see Testing your new settings below.
  16. Repeat the procedure for additional network connections you want to change.

Mac OS X

DNS settings are specified in the Network window.

Changing DNS server settings on Mac OS 10.5

Linux

In most modern Linux distributions, DNS settings are configured through Network Manager.

Changing DNS server settings on Ubuntu

  1. In the System menu, click Preferences, then click Network Connections.
  2. Select the connection for which you want to configure Google Public DNS. For example:
  3. To change the settings for an Ethernet connection, select the Wired tab, then select your network interface in the list. It is usually called eth0.
  4. To change the settings for a wireless connection, select the Wireless tab, then select the appropriate wireless network.
  5. Click Edit, and in the window that appears, select the IPv4 Settings or IPv6 Settings tab.
  6. If the selected method is Automatic (DHCP), open the dropdown and select Automatic (DHCP) addresses only instead. If the method is set to something else, do not change it.
  7. In the DNS servers field, enter the Google Public DNS IP addresses, separated by a space:
  8. For IPv4: 8.8.8.8 and/or 8.8.4.4.
  9. For IPv6: 2001:4860:4860::8888 and/or 2001:4860:4860::8844
  10. Click Apply to save the change. If you are prompted for a password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
  11. Test that your setup is working correctly; see Testing your new settings below.
  12. Repeat the procedure for additional network connections you want to change.
  13. If your distribution doesn’t use Network Manager, your DNS settings are specified in /etc/resolv.conf.

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