Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Windows cant communicate with primary DNS Server !

12 May 2010   #1

win 7
Windows cant communicate with primary DNS Server !

Hello Guys,
Three days ago i installed fresh copy of win 7 (activated).everything was working fine but once cuz of slow speed of wired internet (happens sometimes only),i switched to wireless modem given by a phone company.

Immediately after putting there was no internet access.i took out the modem,put the wire again but the windows was not able to connect to internet.After troubleshooting i got this message:-

Problems found !
Windows cant communicate witht he device or resource
(primary DNS server)

Somebody please help me cuz i dont want to switch back to vista and without internet my work will be compromised.

Thanks in advance !!!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 May 2010   #2

Windows 7

If you are not going to be using the wireless modem from the phone company uninstall the software that came with it. I have seen Verizon's VZAccess cause problems like this.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Help. Windows 7 cannot communicate with primary DNS server.
I use a wired connection to my desktop PC and it's worked fine example for several years. Today, my connection was slow and after 5 minutes, I lost the connection completely and got the "cannot communicate with PRIMARY DNS server error message when I selected troubleshooting. I rebooted and ran...
Network & Sharing
DNS server can't communicatE
My one year old laptop just randomly quit on me today and the dns won't connect Ipv6 is disabled I've tried making it static I've tried open dns I've tried the flushing renewing and all that And I've tried uninstalling the driver I'm completely out of ideas BTW my Xbox (wired) iPhone iPad...
Network & Sharing
Windows cant communicate with Primary DNS server - search engine fails
Home network 2 PCs running Windows 7. Cable modem and Dlink ethernet switch. Protected by Norton 360. Using IE 8 (Previously upgraded to IE9 but uninstalled as thought this may have been cause of problem) One PC works fine Other PC can access internet by entering address and can acess email....
Browsers & Mail
Can't communicate with primary DNS
Hey guys. My girlfriend came to me with a computer problem. She can't use the wireless internet around home. I did some poking around and came up with the following information. (see attatched jpeg) and this from the command prompt But considering I'm a networking retard, I have no...
Network & Sharing
No Wireless Internet Cannot communicate with DNS server
I've just upgraded to Windows7, previously everything was fine. Now I can connect through the LAN to everything. However when I connect Wireless I can get on the network but not the internet my error message is 'Cannot communicate with DNS service'. My router is Linksys WAG160N. My adapter is...
Network & Sharing

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:35.
Twitter Facebook