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Windows 7: Name resolution (DNS) problem

16 Aug 2014   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Name resolution (DNS) problem

for some reason, Internet host names stopped working on my machine. Please see this log :


Non-authoritative answer:
Addresses: 2a02:6b8::3

c:\>ping -n 1
Pinging with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from bytes=32 time=1ms TTL=57

c:\>ping -n 1
Ping request could not find host Please check the name and try again.

As You see, nslookup requests can get IP addresses for the site, I can ping the IP, but cannot ping the host by its name. Of course, other programs using site names (browser, mail, etc) also cannot work. I guess that the problem is somewhere deep inside the system, but I didn't plan to reinstall it until now. So I just hope that some of You know what to do with it without setting up the system and all the programs...

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16 Aug 2014   #2

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]

Welcome to Sevenforums,

Have you tried to flush the DNS Cache.

DNS Resolver Cache - Flush and Reset in Windows

Start => Search for Cmd.exe => Run it as Admin

Once the Windows Command Prompt is open type: ipconfig /flushdns

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17 Aug 2014   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I stopped & restarted the dns service ; isnt it the same ?
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