DNS server not responding (Fixed)

[vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″ shape_divider_position=”bottom”][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_link_target=”_self” column_shadow=”none” column_border_radius=”none” width=”1/1″ tablet_width_inherit=”default” tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][vc_column_text]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.

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.


DNS server not responding


How to fix DNS server not responding Error


Solution 1: Using CMD to Fix DNS Errors

Step 1: Open Command Prompt as an Administrator.


open cmd in windows 10

Step 2: Now Run below commands one by one.

ipconfig /release
ipconfig /all
ipconfig /flushdns
ipconfig /renew

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“.


Open Network and Sharing Center


Step 2: Now click “Change adapter settings” and right-click on your network connection and click Properties.



Change adapter settings


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:
Alternate DNS Server:


DNS server address in windows


That’s it. Now close all dialog boxes and check your Internet.

Idea: Microsoft 


jingyansu choudhury

jingyansu choudhury

Hello World, I am the Founder And CEO Of Techyuga. I am working on building Techyuga to become India's No.1 end-to-end repair hub for all kinds of devices.