How To Use Alternative Roots
(and why you should)


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How to use the ORSC root zone with Windows

In a nutshell, all you need to do is change the DNS NAMESERVERS to point to us, instead of your ISP's nameserves and you'll be able to see all the domains out there. Here are step by step instructions. If these don't work for you please drop us a line.


Instructions for Windows 3.1

It's assumed you're using Trumpet Winsock, and if you click here you'll find instructions on how to change your nameservers so they use the ORSC root zone so you can see all the domains out there.


Windows 95/98/ME

This is a little more complicated and the instructions are a bit more lengthy and detailed.


Windows 2000

The instructions are fairly straighforward and can be found here.

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