DNS server is not responding
- Select your connection from the left pane and then go to the right pane and click on “Change adapter options”.
- On the window that opens, Right-click on your connection and from the drop-down menu select “Properties”
- Once you are in “Properties” window, select “Client for Microsoft Networks” and click “Configure”.
- Next choose the “Advanced” tab and select “Network Address”.
- On the right pane select “Value:” and enter your MAC address (Physical Address), which you wrote down when you entered the “ipconfig/ all” command in Command Prompt.
- Finally click “OK” and see if the “DNS server is not responding” error has been resolved.
- Open Command Prompt by typing “command prompt” in Search and right-click on the “Command Prompt” result.
- Select “Run as administrator” to give it administrative privileges.
- Next, in the Comman Prompt window that appears type the following commands:
- netsh int ip reset
- netsh winsock reset
- ipconfig /flushdns
- ipconfig /renew
- Press Enter after typing each command to execute it.
- Finally, restart your computer and see if this helps to fix the “DNS server is not responding” error in your Windows 10.
• Go to Control Panel, navigate to “Network and Internet” and click on “View network status and tasks”.
- Select your connection.
- Next, in your connection status window, click on “Properties”.
- In The Properties window, navigate to “Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6)” and remove the checkbox to disable it. Finally, click “OK” and see if this has fixed the “DNS server is not responding” error.
- Go to Network Connection settings. Right-click the Start menu and select “Network Connections”, or go to Settings and click “Network & Internet”.
In the Network & Internet settings window, select your connection type from the left pane. Then click “Change adapter options” on the right pane.
- Right-click on each of the other connections that appear in the window and select “Disable” from the drop-down menu.
- Go to Settings and select “Update & Security”.
Next, navigate to “Advanced options” under “Update settings” and click on it.
- And in the Advanced options window, select “Delivery Optimization”.
Finally, in the Delivery Optimization window, turn off the “Allow downloads from other PCs” option from the switch. Then check if there is still the “DNS server is not responding” error or is resolved.