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Opt-out of the Cox "bad domain" advertising

If you use Cox for your internet service at your home or office, you may have noticed that Cox redirects all non-existent domains to This can get especially annoying because you have to retype the entire domain name into the browser bar again, instead of looking it over and correcting the spelling mistake. To prevent this from happening, you can use a different DNS server than the one Cox’s DHCP has provided. You can use OpenDNS, Google, and Cox offers an opt-out DNS server. Simply change your DNS server to;

OpenDNS: and


Cox (Add Free): and (IPV6: 2001:578:3f::20 and 2001:578:3f:1::20)

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Dennis Bourn

For over two decades, Dennis Bourn and the team at Bourn Technology have been helping engineering firms, law practices and many other businesses across New Orleans and the surrounding areas get the most from the technology they value so much. To find out more information about what the right MSP can bring to the table, or to learn more about aligning your IT with your long-term goals as a business, please don't delay - contact Bourn Technology today.

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