Acrylic DNS Proxy Windows Vista 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 Vista 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 Vista Configuration, Step 1

Step 2

From the Network and Sharing Center click on the Manage network connections item.

Acrylic DNS Proxy Windows Vista 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 Vista 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 Vista 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 Vista 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 Vista 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 Vista Configuration, Step 7

Go back to the Acrylic Home page.