Acrylic DNS Proxy Windows 8 Configuration


In order to use Acrylic you have to tell your computer that the DNS servers to be contacted for name resolution is no more your ISP's but Acrylic. How to do it for Windows 8 is explained in the steps below.

Step 1

From the Control Panel click on the View network status and tasks item.

Acrylic DNS Proxy Windows 8 Configuration, Step 1

Step 2

From the Network and Sharing Center click on the Change adapter settings item.

Acrylic DNS Proxy Windows 8 Configuration, Step 2

Step 3

Access the properties of your Internet connection (by right-clicking on it and selecting the Properties menu item).

Acrylic DNS Proxy Windows 8 Configuration, Step 3

Step 4

In the Networking tab access the properties of the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) item by selecting it and clicking on the Properties button.

Acrylic DNS Proxy Windows 8 Configuration, Step 4

Step 5

Select the Use the following DNS server addresses option and set the value of the Preferred DNS server field to 127.0.0.1. Then click on the OK button.

Acrylic DNS Proxy Windows 8 Configuration, Step 5

Step 6

In the Networking tab access the properties of the Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) item by selecting it and clicking on the Properties button.

Acrylic DNS Proxy Windows 8 Configuration, Step 6

Step 7

Select the Use the following DNS server addresses option and set the value of the Preferred DNS server field to ::1. Then click on the OK button.

Acrylic DNS Proxy Windows 8 Configuration, Step 7

Go back to the Acrylic Home page.