Tricks to fix DNS server not responding error


If you are Windows users then there may come an occasion where you might have faced a error on your PC when your try to connect to internet and the error that we are talking about is “DNS server error“, which becomes very frustrated most of the time. If you are one of those who have faced this problem then you are at the right place. We will guide through the whole process of fixing the problem.

We have assembled the list of tricks that your implement to get rid of this problem. Read on to get familiar with all these tricks.

Tricks to fix DNS server not responding error


1: Restart Your Router

First thing you need to do is by switching off your router, you can do that by turning off your router or by removing the chord. Leave it off for two minutes then switch it on back once again.

2: Disable The Firewall Settings Of Your Security Software

Your security software as said earlier might be one of the reasons for the error DNS server not responding. In order to avoid this turn of your firewall and turn on back again.

3: Configure Your TCP/IP Settings

To configure the TCP/IP settings, follow the steps given below:

  • Click on start > control panel
  • Under the “Networking and Internet” option, click on “View network status and tasks”
  • Next, click on “Change adapter settings”
  • Right click on Local Area Connection > Properties
  • Choose Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6)
  • Click Properties
  • Select the option “Obtain an IPv6 address automatically”
  • Now, select “Obtain DNS server automatically” and click Ok
  • Select the option “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)”
  • Click Properties
  • Select the option “Obtain an IP address automatically”
  • Now, select “Obtain DNS server address automatically” and click Ok.

4: If The Problem Persists, Follow The Below Instructions

  • Press Windows + R to open the “Run” window
  • Now, type the command ncpa.cpl. This opens your network connections
  • Next, right click on Local Area Connection > Properties (Right click Wireless Network Connection, if it is a wireless connection)
  • Choose Internet protocol version(TCP/IPv4) > Properties
  • Choose Internet protocol and select the option “use the following DNS server address”
  • Next, change the address of DNS server to the global value:

5: Check If Internet Works In Safe Mode With Networking

This is another solution of fixing this problem. Using your PC in safe mode allows only essential OS drivers and files to load. Your PC in Safe mode with networking loads network driver, that in turn enables the internet connection. In a situation where your internet works fine in safe mode, then there are chances that your 3rd party services or drivers are the main culprit. Which is the reason your net connection is blocked. To start your computer in safe mode with networking, follow the below steps:

  • Shut down your computer
  • Again turn it on
  • Once the screen appears, keep pressing F8 continuously
  • Select the option “Safe Mode with Networking”

Note: USB internet will not work in safe mode

6: Try Different Browsers

Sometimes your browser can also cause this problem. Here you need to change your browser. If you are accessing net from Chrome then switch back to Firefox or some other browser.

How to solve Android Mobile Network Not Available problem

While making outgoing calls in an emergency situation, how many times have you seen mobile network not available problem on you device?

How to solve Android Mobile Network Not Available problem

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mobile network unavailable

While the problem of mobile network error on your smartphones can occur because of many reasons one could be that due to some reason your SIM tray might have got damaged or one reason could be that your device might have got over heated due to overcharging or battery issues.

So for all those who are suffering from this mobile network not available error then here are some guidelines which you can follow to solve your problem.

The first thing you need to do is that you should check your flight mode, see if it’s on or off,  if the mobile flight mode is on then simply turn it off  and then you will see that your device will show network signals on it.

While if the problem still persists then follow these guidelines mentioned below –

Method 1:   The first method is that you should check if your mobile network setting is automatic or manual, if it is automatic then select the network operator manually and with this the problem might get sloved.

Method 2:  Then. The next step you need to follow is that you should switch off your phone and then remove the battery from the backside, then again place the battery and switch on the phone. Sometimes overcharging of the smartphone might also make the battery get extremely heated and because of this the mobile network error comes.

Method 3: Then the next step is of updating the firmware which can help you resolving your mobile network error problem. For that you also need to check if your mobile software is updated or not.

Method 4: For the BlackBerry users, the installation of the new Android battery saver app can also resolve the problem as many times the BlackBerry software forget to include the runtime setting and because of which the mobile network error occurs.  After installing the battery saver, then run the app while turning off the mobile network and then after sometime turn on the network operator option and if you get the signals back then remove the battery saver app from the mobile.

Method 5:  While of nothing happens with these steps then just go to the factory restore settings and erase all the downloaded apps, data on your mobile phone and turn off the mobile phone as it might help you to resolve your network problem.