1. Open Command Prompt

2. Type nslookup then press Enter

3. then type set type=MX after you see your DNS servers listing and press Enter again

4. then type the domain name that you want to see the MX record and press Enter

5. Now you can see the the result including the MX preference values

Example:

C:\Documents and Settings\shameer>nslookup
*** Can’t find server name for address 192.168.1.1: Non-existent domain
*** Default servers are not available
Default Server:  UnKnown
Address:  192.168.1.1

> set type=MX
> gmail.com
Server:  UnKnown
Address:  192.168.1.1

Non-authoritative answer:
gmail.com       MX preference = 30, mail exchanger = alt3.gmail-smtp-in.l.google.com
gmail.com       MX preference = 40, mail exchanger = alt4.gmail-smtp-in.l.google.com
gmail.com       MX preference = 10, mail exchanger = alt1.gmail-smtp-in.l.google.com
gmail.com       MX preference = 20, mail exchanger = alt2.gmail-smtp-in.l.google.com
gmail.com       MX preference = 5, mail exchanger = gmail-smtp-in.l.google.com
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