Initially, I was using an automatic DNS server and couldn't connect to Google and a bunch of other websites, except for every one or two hours (yes, sometimes it works but not after a few refreshing). The error info is dns_probe_finished_no_internet. So I just changed my DNS servers to 188.8.131.52 (also tried OpenDNS, Cloudflare). That solves connecting to Google (mostly) but the same problem still exists with my university website, DMV, etc. I have no such problems when I am at school or using 4G on my cellphone. So I am pretty sure this lies with Verizon Fios itself.
Any ideas on how to tackle this problem? Maybe things other than DNS involved here. Thanks!
Yes, the problem exists whether chrome or safari. Ping 184.108.40.206 is perfect when using Google public DNS. But still, a bunch of websites is super slow and encounter DNS problem. Even getting on fios forum could have this issue.
Seems strange because FIOS has no control over an external DNS.
You are going straight to their server.
Where did you make this change?
In your PC?
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