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Windows 7: DNS Server isn't Responding. Help?!


04 Jul 2011   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
DNS Server isn't Responding. Help?!

So I've been using this network for weeks now, and all of a sudden I can't connect to the Internet. No one changed anything, so why is this happening? The Internet works fine on my friend's computer.
I tried troubleshooting and it just says DNS server isn't responding.
I don't know how to fix that.
The password for the network is already in.
Thanks!

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04 Jul 2011   #2

Windows 8 Pro 9200 x64 w/Media Center
 
 

there is so much info that you aren't giving, that clairvoyance would be required, and you allready started this topic elsewhere...
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04 Jul 2011   #3

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

What kind of info do you need?
Sorry I asked this question in my reply to my other post, but no one looked at it again, so I figured everyone guessed it was solved, so I made a new thread. Also this is a totally different question, so I did not post it twice, k?
Please... I need this fixed. It hasn't worked for a couple days now, and it's driving me crazy.
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04 Jul 2011   #4

Windows 8 Pro 9200 x64 w/Media Center
 
 

how are you connected, wired or wireless, go to network and sharing center, clik on 'change adapter settings' and give us a screenshot...
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04 Jul 2011   #5
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Are proxy settings enabled?

1) Under “Tools” in the browser tool bar select “Internet Options”.
2) In the “Internet Options” window that pops up, click the “Connections” tab at the top.
3) Click “LAN Settings” near the bottom of the “Connections” section.
4) If the “Proxy server” checkbox is marked with a check, click it to deselect/uncheck it.
5) Click “Ok” to close the “Local Area Network (LAN) Settings” window.
6) Click “Ok” to close the “Internet Options” window.
Reboot
Make sure "Proxy server" is still disabled under your LAN Settings.
Test whether internet connectivity is restored.
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04 Jul 2011   #6

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

I'm using wireless. I'm on my iPod so I can't get a screenshot. I tried with photobucket anyway.
The Proxy Server was already unchecked.
Anymore ideas? Thanks for trying to help so far, really appreciate it.
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04 Jul 2011   #7

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
 
 

Network Posting Tips

Follow this - With the Ipconfig try to Upload a snip or copy out the information (if you can), this will provide what the settings are for your Computer and provide a solution

Josh
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04 Jul 2011   #8

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

hi skatergirl
have you tried resetting the wireless router to its default settings using reset or turning it on and off and rebooting laptop? what is the model please?
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04 Jul 2011   #9

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Don't understand what you're saying, sorry. What is the IPconfig, and how do I
Upload something from my iPod?
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04 Jul 2011   #10

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

It is sometimes necessary to reset and clear the cache in Windows 7 when you know that DNS changes have been made but Windows 7 is still resolving a hostname to the old IP address.

To refresh the DNS, you simple need to run the ipconfig /flushdns command from the command prompt, the command prompt can be run from the Start Menu > All Programs > Accessories > Command Prompt application.

If when you run the ipconfig /flushdns command that you receive a message saying "The requested operation requires elevation" then you need to make sure that you run the Command Prompt with administrator privledges, which is as simple as right clicking on the application when you go to run it and choosing to "Run as administrator".

For more comprehensive information check out the Flush DNS - What's My DNS? page which contains more useful information as well as commands for other operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.


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