The short version:
- Create a folder for the dig application (I used
- Download the latest version of BIND from the Internet Systems Consortium website.
- Open the
.ziparchive and extract
*.dllinto your application folder
- Add the application folder to your path
vcredist_x86.exeto install the Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable (you may not need to do this if you’re sure it’s already installed)
All of these steps might need a little more explanation for an inexperienced person. But then if you’re an inexperienced person, why do you need
dig? Happy to expand on any of the above steps if you wish – just add a comment here.