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#1 puff-m-d

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Posted 30 June 2017 - 04:24 PM

Hello,

 

In Eddies preferences under the "Advanced" tab > "Microsoft Windows Only" section, there is an "Experimental" checkbox which is unchecked by default. I have searched and can not find any reference to this setting. What is it for and what exactly does it do if checked? Someone on another forum brought this up and has made me curious as to its function. Does anyone know or have a link to explain this for me? Or maybe Staff can answer...

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Any information will be greatly appreciated  :good: ...



#2 altae

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Posted 09 July 2017 - 01:14 PM

Yeah, I've been wondering about this too. Staff? Anybody?



#3 zhang888

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Posted 09 July 2017 - 03:30 PM

This setting will use a different method of flushing the DNS cache, only on Windows.

So instead of "ipconfig /flushdns" the DNS service will be stopped and started again using "net stop dnscache".


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#4 Brainbleach

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Posted 09 July 2017 - 05:48 PM

Which way of flushing DNS is more secure/reliable?



#5 zhang888

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Posted 09 July 2017 - 06:23 PM

Depends on your 3d party software mostly. In 99.9% of times ipconfig /flushdns should work on a clean system, without 3d party software like firewalls.


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#6 altae

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Posted 15 July 2017 - 02:00 AM

So if one uses a third party firewall the experimental method should be used?







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