Re: MS AntiSpywareBeta.exe Windows Installer Service could not be accessed
From: Kerry Liles (me_at_completely.invalid)
Date: Fri, 7 Jan 2005 10:41:19 -0500
There are registry tweaks to reduce the time a negative result will be
cached. Not sure if you can specify zero (don't cache negative lookups). I
have never found ANY ill effect from just turning the service off.
"Jbob" <nobody@SpamCox.net> wrote in message
> "Kerry Liles" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> > "- DNS Client << You won't be able to use the net without this"
> > This is not correct; in fact, I would recommend turning OFF this
> > The DNS client will cache dns lookups and that is a 'good thing';
> > dns lookups that fail (which is also does) is not so good: an
> > failure will be cached making sure that you will not resolve that name
> > a
> > while - even if a subsequent dns lookup would have worked (since the
> > failure
> > has been cached).
> > regards.
> Isn't there a reg fix for this without turning the DNS service off?