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Windows 7: I get the DNS server not responding


05 Sep 2012   #1

windows starter 32 bit
 
 
I get the DNS server not responding

I'm connected to my uni wireless network but i can't access the internet. Everyone else's laptop seems to work fine but mine gives the DNS server not responding error. What could be the problem?

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05 Sep 2012   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium x86 Service Pack 1 - Linux Mint Mate 14 x64
 
 

Have you tried opening Command Prompt and typing: IPCONFIG /FLUSHDNS

Alternatively, open Control Panel (Small Icons view) > Network/Sharing Centre > Change Adapter Settings > Right-Click your connection > Properties > IPv4/TCP.. (Double-Click) > "Use the following DNS addresses":

Change the addresses to Google Public DNS Server: 8.8.8.8 and then 8.8.4.4

Hope this helps,

Harry


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05 Sep 2012   #3

windows starter 32 bit
 
 

I have tried openDNS to no avail, nslookup gets timed out
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05 Sep 2012   #4

windows starter 32 bit
 
 
does is have to do with my network adapter?

does this problem have to do with my network adapter which is broadcom 802.11n network adapter?


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File Type: txt ipconfig.txt (4.4 KB, 42 views)
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05 Sep 2012   #5

windows starter 32 bit
 
 

Code:


Windows IP Configuration

   Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Obby
   Primary Dns Suffix  . . . . . . . :
   Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
   IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
   WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

   Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
   Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom 802.11n Network Adapter
   Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 90-A4-DE-C2-A4-AD
   DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
   Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
   Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::108a:ff3c:a75c:22e5%32(Preferred
   IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 172.24.13.144(Preferred)
   Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.248.0
   Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Wednesday, September 05, 2012 10:53:33

   Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Thursday, September 06, 2012 10:53:34
   Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : fe80::98d6:38f2:a6cd:6c97%32
                                       172.24.8.1
   DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 172.24.8.1
   DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 496018654
   DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-18-17-87-4B-01-00-1E-10-1F-4D

   DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.3.3
                                       41.204.164.3
                                       41.89.4.3
   NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

   Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
   Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
   Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller
   Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : E8-03-9A-13-B9-E4
   DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
   Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Ethernet adapter Bluetooth Network Connection:

   Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
   Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
   Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Bluetooth Device (Personal Area Networ
   Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 90-A4-DE-A2-30-71
   DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
   Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter isatap.{8F782767-B545-470D-847A-ED73DBEC2697}:

   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

Tunnel adapter isatap.{4F9E9DF3-3AB8-4D6A-90C2-032CB8DA7205}:

   Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
   Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
   Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #2
   Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
   DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
   Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter isatap.{B62DC8E9-FF6C-4152-9B63-12B8E9CB5719}:

   Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
   Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
   Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #3
   Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
   DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
   Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter isatap.{FCFE912D-B721-45FC-9063-9E86AD0AE321}:

   Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
   Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
   Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #4
   Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
   DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
   Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter isatap.{B571186A-6401-46AD-A848-9E673D1B9CCD}:

   Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
   Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
   Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #5
   Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
   DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
   Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
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05 Sep 2012   #6

windows starter 32 bit
 
 

i used xirrus to test my connection and the results were...


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05 Sep 2012   #7

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by obby View Post
i used xirrus to test my connection and the results were...
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 172.24.8.1


DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.3.3
41.204.164.3
41.89.4.3


Do other clients have same dhcp server and dns server? Post output of IPCONFIG/ALL created on a good working machine.

172.24.8.1 is ip address of router?
What the hack is 192.168.3.3?
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05 Sep 2012   #8

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Code:
 
ping 192.168.3.3
ping 41.204.164.3
send 4, received 4, lost 0?
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05 Sep 2012   #9

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

DNS and DHCP are set to "obtain automatically" now? Sure you did it on the wireless adapter?
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05 Sep 2012   #10

windows starter 32 bit
 
 

Ping 192.168.3.3 worked, sent 4, received 4, lost 0 but ping 41.204.164.3 sent 4 received 0, lost 4, i tried google dns but it failed the first test of xirrus( dns unreachable). I also set it to "obtain automatically" but to no avail. 192.168.3.3 is one of the network's dns servers
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