What is mshome.net [RESOLVED]

You may have found this page because you have spotted mshome.net on your PC settings. This for example may show as the “Connection-specific DNS Suffix” or another setting.

Example of mshome.net on network settings

This domain is used when you are using internet connection sharing, in the above example a laptop is connected to a mobile phone via it’s WiFi connection.

The domain mshome.net is owned by Microsoft (details here) it was first registered in 1999.

If you try to visit www. mshome.net in a web browser you will find that the page will not load, this is correct and expected behaviour of this website.

Duncan Newell

Duncan is a technology professional with over 20 years experience of working in various IT roles. He has a interest in cyber security, and has a wide range of other skills in radio, electronics and telecommunications.

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