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Is there a way to change the dns server of a workstation using vb6?
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no idea how you change a registry entry in vb6, but you probably either know or can find out easily or alternatively can spawn a regedit command that does the same.

the registry entry that holds dns servers is :
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\NameServer

several nameservers can be provided in a space-separated list
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Generally script will update the below registry path for DNS updation,

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\Interfaces

Go through below Technet link and modify your script according to your requirement.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee692588.aspx

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/scriptcenter/en-US/af5cb843-49c0-44d9-8355-d7589fd25ab0/need-a-script-to-change-tcpip-dns-settings-parameters?forum=ITCG
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