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Re: Microsoft DNS resolver: deliberately sabotaged hosts-file lookup
From: Jurjen Oskam <jurjen () stupendous org>
Date: Fri, 14 Apr 2006 21:20:26 +0200
On Fri, Apr 14, 2006 at 06:00:23PM +0200, Vidar L?kken wrote:
So, the exception is not that the IP is hard-coded, but that the DNS
resolver skips looking in hosts for that _domain_ and necessarily does a
network DNS lookup...
Unless the DNS server is itself hardcoded in MediaPlayer, as well?
My guess is that it uses a default dns server from microsoft at a stable
Why guess when it takes all of 30 seconds to *see* what happens?
I tried (using go.microsoft.com), and saw that it uses the same DNS server
as the one being used for all other queries.
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