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Windows 7: Getting DNS error, afraid this is a malware issue.


30 Apr 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home x64
 
 
Getting DNS error, afraid this is a malware issue.

Hey guys sorry if this is posted in the wrong spot. My computer is two years old and I've been getting lazy with protecting it. After seeing some threats blocked by AVG my browser started redirecting and then stopped being able to connect at all. Other computers on this wireless router are working fine.

I've run all the usual anti spyware programs in safe mode, cleaned the registry, and tried using a preferred DNS server to a fixed IP. Nothing's working. I'm using my gf's computer to research, download anti spyware programs and post on this forum.

if it helps this is the info I get when I run ipconfig:

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : ProlBot
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcast
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : hsd1.ca.comcast.net.

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : hsd1.ca.comcast.net.
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek RTL8191SE Wireless LAN 802.11n PCI-E NIC
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-26-B6-97-6E-E1
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::44a0:3438:bfe8:2d65%12(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.144(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Monday, April 30, 2012 3:20:20 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Tuesday, May 01, 2012 3:20:22 PM
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 318777014
DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-12-AB-1C-D2-00-26-6C-36-C1-A7
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 75.75.75.75
75.75.76.76
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : hsd1.ca.comcast.net.
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-26-6C-36-C1-A7
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter isatap.hsd1.ca.comcast.net.:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes


Again, sry if this is in the wrong place. My eyes are going bad and reading is becoming increasingly difficult.

Cheers.


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30 Apr 2012   #2
2xg
Microsoft MVP

Win7 & Win8 64bit
 
 

Welcome to Seven Forums,

Check all your Network Services as well, see if they are all on Started mode including their Dependencies, check the Dependency Tab for that.
Click on start and type services.msc press enter. On Dependency Tab, check the Dependecies make sure that they are also Started.

COM+ Event System (for WZC issues)
Computer Browser
DHCP Client
DNS Client
Network Connections
Network Location Awareness
Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
Server
TCP/IP Netbios helper
WLAN AutoConfig (for Vista and Windows 7 only)
Workstation

Have you tried changing your DNS Servers and assigned Public DNSs?
https://developers.google.com/speed/...dns/docs/using
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