DNS Client dependency glitch in Windows binaries

magicmuffin at firemail.cc magicmuffin at firemail.cc
Mon Feb 3 01:45:14 CET 2020

On Windows the Wireguard client will halt activating a tunnel if:
-The DNS Client service is disabled
-The DNS Client service is enabled, but the hosts file of the operating 
system has sufficiently many entries that it causes the DNS Client to 
lag, which causes a timeout in Wireguard that brings the tunnel down. 
This usually happens when the hosts file is a few megabytes large.

-Ensure the DNS Client service is not disabled
-Rename the hosts file before bringing the tunnel up

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