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Windows 7: Frequent "DNS server not responding" errors/loss of internet

12 Apr 2018   #1
Sylveon Fetish

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 
Frequent "DNS server not responding" errors/loss of internet

This is the only machine that loses internet. all other devices work when this one goes down. When I run the Windows troubleshooter, I always get "The dns server isn't responding" and Windows is unable to fix it. The only fix is to restart my computer.

I cannot ping google.com. It results in a "Could not find host" error message. However, pinging 8.8.8.8 which is the same thing works flawlessly. So this means it is not my internet. I tried flushing the dns but it still does not get my internet back unless I restart my computer.

Code:
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
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C:\Windows\system32>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

   Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : MainDesktop
   Primary Dns Suffix  . . . . . . . :
   Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
   IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
   WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
   DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : Frontier

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

   Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . : Frontier
   Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) 82567LM-3 Gigabit Network Connec
tion
   Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : A4-BA-DB-F6-CE-83
   DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
   Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
   Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::91db:7667:59ed:ca99%11(Preferred)
   IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.254.43(Preferred)
   Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
   Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Wednesday, April 11, 2018 10:17:53 AM
   Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Friday, April 13, 2018 9:11:59 AM
   Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.254.254
   DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.254.254
   DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 245676763
   DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-1E-EA-BE-39-A4-BA-DB-F6-CE-83

   DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.254.254
   NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Tunnel adapter isatap.Frontier:

   Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . : Frontier
   Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter
   Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
   DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
   Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
   Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::5efe:192.168.254.43%13(Preferred)
   Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
   DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.254.254
   NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Disabled

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

C:\Windows\system32>ping www.google.com
Ping request could not find host www.google.com. Please check the name and try a
gain.

C:\Windows\system32>ping 8.8.8.8

Pinging 8.8.8.8 with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from 8.8.8.8: bytes=32 time=18ms TTL=58
Reply from 8.8.8.8: bytes=32 time=17ms TTL=58
Reply from 8.8.8.8: bytes=32 time=18ms TTL=58
Reply from 8.8.8.8: bytes=32 time=18ms TTL=58

Ping statistics for 8.8.8.8:
    Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
    Minimum = 17ms, Maximum = 18ms, Average = 17ms

C:\Windows\system32>ipconfig /flushdns

Windows IP Configuration

Successfully flushed the DNS Resolver Cache.

C:\Windows\system32>ipconfig /displaydns

Windows IP Configuration

    1.0.0.127.in-addr.arpa
    ----------------------------------------
    Record Name . . . . . : 1.0.0.127.in-addr.arpa.
    Record Type . . . . . : 12
    Time To Live  . . . . : 13824
    Data Length . . . . . : 8
    Section . . . . . . . : Answer
    PTR Record  . . . . . : localhost


    Record Name . . . . . : 1.0.0.127.in-addr.arpa.
    Record Type . . . . . : 12
    Time To Live  . . . . : 13824
    Data Length . . . . . : 8
    Section . . . . . . . : Answer
    PTR Record  . . . . . : na1r.services.adobe.com


    Record Name . . . . . : 1.0.0.127.in-addr.arpa.
    Record Type . . . . . : 12
    Time To Live  . . . . : 13824
    Data Length . . . . . : 8
    Section . . . . . . . : Answer
    PTR Record  . . . . . : hlrcv.stage.adobe.com


    Record Name . . . . . : 1.0.0.127.in-addr.arpa.
    Record Type . . . . . : 12
    Time To Live  . . . . : 13824
    Data Length . . . . . : 8
    Section . . . . . . . : Answer
    PTR Record  . . . . . : lmlicenses.wip4.adobe.com


    Record Name . . . . . : 1.0.0.127.in-addr.arpa.
    Record Type . . . . . : 12
    Time To Live  . . . . : 13824
    Data Length . . . . . : 8
    Section . . . . . . . : Answer
    PTR Record  . . . . . : lm.licenses.adobe.com


    Record Name . . . . . : 1.0.0.127.in-addr.arpa.
    Record Type . . . . . : 12
    Time To Live  . . . . : 13824
    Data Length . . . . . : 8
    Section . . . . . . . : Answer
    PTR Record  . . . . . : activate.adobe.com


    Record Name . . . . . : 1.0.0.127.in-addr.arpa.
    Record Type . . . . . : 12
    Time To Live  . . . . : 13824
    Data Length . . . . . : 8
    Section . . . . . . . : Answer
    PTR Record  . . . . . : practivate.adobe.com


    lm.licenses.adobe.com
    ----------------------------------------
    Record Name . . . . . : lm.licenses.adobe.com
    Record Type . . . . . : 1
    Time To Live  . . . . : 13824
    Data Length . . . . . : 4
    Section . . . . . . . : Answer
    A (Host) Record . . . : 127.0.0.1


    lm.licenses.adobe.com
    ----------------------------------------
    No records of type AAAA


    activate.adobe.com
    ----------------------------------------
    Record Name . . . . . : activate.adobe.com
    Record Type . . . . . : 1
    Time To Live  . . . . : 13824
    Data Length . . . . . : 4
    Section . . . . . . . : Answer
    A (Host) Record . . . : 127.0.0.1


    activate.adobe.com
    ----------------------------------------
    No records of type AAAA


    practivate.adobe.com
    ----------------------------------------
    Record Name . . . . . : practivate.adobe.com
    Record Type . . . . . : 1
    Time To Live  . . . . : 13824
    Data Length . . . . . : 4
    Section . . . . . . . : Answer
    A (Host) Record . . . : 127.0.0.1


    practivate.adobe.com
    ----------------------------------------
    No records of type AAAA


    na1r.services.adobe.com
    ----------------------------------------
    Record Name . . . . . : na1r.services.adobe.com
    Record Type . . . . . : 1
    Time To Live  . . . . : 13824
    Data Length . . . . . : 4
    Section . . . . . . . : Answer
    A (Host) Record . . . : 127.0.0.1


    na1r.services.adobe.com
    ----------------------------------------
    No records of type AAAA


    hlrcv.stage.adobe.com
    ----------------------------------------
    Record Name . . . . . : hlrcv.stage.adobe.com
    Record Type . . . . . : 1
    Time To Live  . . . . : 13824
    Data Length . . . . . : 4
    Section . . . . . . . : Answer
    A (Host) Record . . . : 127.0.0.1


    hlrcv.stage.adobe.com
    ----------------------------------------
    No records of type AAAA


    lmlicenses.wip4.adobe.com
    ----------------------------------------
    Record Name . . . . . : lmlicenses.wip4.adobe.com
    Record Type . . . . . : 1
    Time To Live  . . . . : 13824
    Data Length . . . . . : 4
    Section . . . . . . . : Answer
    A (Host) Record . . . : 127.0.0.1


    lmlicenses.wip4.adobe.com
    ----------------------------------------
    No records of type AAAA


    localhost
    ----------------------------------------
    Record Name . . . . . : localhost
    Record Type . . . . . : 1
    Time To Live  . . . . : 13824
    Data Length . . . . . : 4
    Section . . . . . . . : Answer
    A (Host) Record . . . : 127.0.0.1


    localhost
    ----------------------------------------
    No records of type AAAA



C:\Windows\system32>



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12 Apr 2018   #2
Marie SWE

1xWin7 Home X64, 2xWin7 Pro x64, 1xWin 2008 R2 server. 1xWinXP Pro, 1xWin 2k and Linux Mint Mate
 
 

Instead of restarting the computer, try this.
ipconfig/release
ipconfig/renew
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12 Apr 2018   #3
samuria

win 8 32 bit
 
 

You have the local router set as dns set to 1.1.1.1 & 208.67.220.220
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12 Apr 2018   #4
Sylveon Fetish

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 

And what does that mean? Is that bad?
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12 Apr 2018   #5
samuria

win 8 32 bit
 
 

It means that the router cant do dns so it has to go and find one and may find a slow one the numbers I gave you are for the fastest dns servers on the internet
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