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Windows 7: DNS Server not responding

22 Aug 2012   #1

Windows 7 x64
DNS Server not responding

Good afternoon,
I have not been able to connect to the internet for several days in normal mode, although it works fine in safe mode. I had a technician here yesterday from the cable company and he was trying to help out some. I've also been reading various forums to try to find a solution but no luck yet. I have run a virus scan as well as Spybot and Malware Bytes to see if that was the problem. Some of the other solutions I've read about are confusing because I don't know what a lot of it means, and I don't want to change something without receiving some sort of direction. I consider myself somewhat tech savvy but obviously not when it comes to this! So, can anyone help? I've attached the ipconfig file. I am using a cable modem with a splitter. Let me know if you need any other info.

Here is the actual error message I receive -- "Windows can't communicate with the device or resource (primary DNS server)"

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File Type: txt ipconfig.txt (2.8 KB, 191 views)
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22 Aug 2012   #2

Windows 7 x64

Here is the hijack this log, just in case it is helpful.

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File Type: log hijackthis.log (17.7 KB, 247 views)
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23 Aug 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Change DNS to Google public primary secondary

Do you have McAfee A/V by chance?

Your Default Gateway & DHCP Server are on 2 different networks.
On mine they're the same address.
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23 Aug 2012   #4

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jelold View Post
Here is the hijack this log, just in case it is helpful.
You have a few potential problems showing up in highjack this starting with McAfee.

Maybe you need to read about the McAfee update problem which has been causing connection problems.

McAfee - Resolving the recent update issues with McAfee Consumer Products

O23 - Service: Bonjour Service - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe

This Bonjour service causes connection problems on Windows systems, you should go into Windows services and disable Bonjour. You can get there by typing services.msc into the run box.
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23 Aug 2012   #5

Windows 7 x64

Thanks for the help! I actually kept researching since I didn't hear from anyone for a while and found the problem with the last update from McAfee. I ran the fix and I'm online!
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