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Windows 7: Internet connection working but my Desktop will not connect to it

30 Sep 2018   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Internet connection working but my Desktop will not connect to it

Yesterday I fired up my desktop computer. I got a message that said that it could not connect to the Windows Server. On my laptop I logged on to the internet and found a fix. In the command prompt I typed in “netsh winsock reset “and it fixed the problem. When I tried to open Google Chrome I got “The site can’t be reached”. I ran a Windows Network Diagnostics and the problem found was “The DNS server isn’t responding” I went to the Network and Sharing Center under the Control Panel and it shows that the desktop computer is connected to the internet connection. Can someone provide some guidance on what setting on my computer changed?

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30 Sep 2018   #2

win 8 32 bit

Welcome to the form. Set DNS to & a very fast server by default it's set to the router which is super slow
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