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Windows 7: Problem with DNS services within my laptop running Windows 7 Pro

20 Aug 2014   #21
Suranjit

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Just an update:

I was testing with a usb to ethernet adapter and when I connected that, my main Ethernet adapter's IP address changed from 192.168.10.10 to 169.254.x.x automatically and I lost Internet connection!

I tried to change that manually but within the adapter settings it's always 192.168.10.10 but not updating while checking from cmd.

I had to reboot my computer and then I saw that IP address setting was changed to DHCP but DNS settings was kept as it was. After manually defining IP again I am able to browse after few minutes.

Thanks,
Suranjit


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23 Aug 2014   #22
Shadowjk

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
 
 

Are you multi-homing? As in do you have multiple connections to multiple networks? Windows doesn't like being assigned 2 default gateways from separate interfaces as it falls back to host based routing.

I've had similar issues that you have had with such case. Equally, I found it also does a similar action when doing interface bridging.

Of course, if you had DHCP these issues would be resolved.

Hmm.... From what I can see the initial issue is resolved however I'd keep monitoring it.

Josh
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24 Aug 2014   #23
Suranjit

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Initially, I had multiple connections but to make sure that is not the issue, I had disabled all connection except only one connection at a time but no avail.
I will update later with my findings.

Thank you.
Regards,
Suranjit
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24 Aug 2014   #24
2xg

Win7 & Win8 64bit
 
 

Sorry for the late reply, I have been extremely busy.

What's the update? Thanks.
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25 Aug 2014   #25
Suranjit

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

No significant changes made but for last two days not experiencing this issue.
I will see how that goes for this week.
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