Comcast had a DNS outage a week ago. And I've noticed sporadic DNS failures in general. Comcast has grown really big as a network and so perhaps it's just growing pains.

Anyway, if you find yourself DNS-less, you can easily remember this number: You can also remember, which is a secondary DNS server. These are servers from GTE I think.

You can plug them into your router or computer DNS entries and get right back in business.

I used to know Microsoft's DNS servers which are quite reliable but I can't find the numbers anymore. So I'm going with and which are very easy to remember in a pinch and are working fine for me.

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