When you try to connect to the Internet, the connection might fail when we run the Troubleshooter, and you might get this error: The device or resource (DNS server) is not responding. The exact error would be: You computer appears to be correctly configured, but the device or resource (DNS server) is not responding. Here is how to fix it.
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The “DNS Server Not Responding” error occurs because of network problems, also occurs because of bad network providers. DNS error is the most common error in Windows and because of DNS server error there are many problems arise like DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN, DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET, etc. So here I have found the easiest way to fix the “DNS server isn’t responding” error.
How to fix DNS server not responding Error
Solution 1: Using CMD to Fix DNS Errors
Step 1: Open Command Prompt as an Administrator.
Step 2: Now Run below commands one by one.
netsh int ip set dns
netsh winsock reset
Restart your PC and check your Internet Connection.
Solution 2: Turn OFF your Internet Device for a Minute
Turn OFF your Internet Device (Wireless Router, Ethernet, LAN, etc) and remove all Plugs and Wires and then re-attach after 1 Minutes. Then Turn ON your device. That’s it.
Solution 3: Change The DNS Addresses
Step 1: Right click on network icon and click “Open Network and Sharing Center“.
Step 2: Now click “Change adapter settings” and right-click on your network connection and click Properties.
Step 3: Now select “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)” and click Properties.
Step 4: Now add below DNS server addresses as shown as below image.
Preferred DNS Server: 126.96.36.199
Alternate DNS Server: 188.8.131.52
That’s it. Now close all dialog boxes and check your Internet.
The DNS Server Not Responding error is common Internet and Network error and the above solutions will work 100% and solve your DNS problems. But if you still receive the DNS errors, you can get help by our certified technicians by creating a support ticket for FREE.