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15-Jun-2012, 02:42 AM #1
Odd delay finding URL
I've noticed a marked delay every time I click a link or type a URL in my browser. Several seconds usually. I have a 60Mb cable connection and speed test shows 52.9 down and 2.7 up.

This is becoming very annoying. I'm with Virgin Media here in the UK. Anything I can do about it please?



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15-Jun-2012, 05:10 PM #2
Your ISP may have slow DNS servers.
You might try running namebench to find a faster server.
http://namebench.en.softonic.com/
There is also opendns but I don't know what the availablility is for thye UK.
http://www.opendns.com/
I know it says premium dns but it's free.
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