DNS is one of the most important protocols for internet and network usage. If DNS wouldn’t exist you will have to type https://188.8.131.52 to your browser in order to access this web site. But some times even have an internet connection we may have some access errors related to DNS. In this tutorial, we will look at different causes and solutions about
Dns Server not responding .
We have already provided some solution for DNS related
Dns Lookup Problem . You can read it from the following link.
Check You DNS Server Settings
In order to see whether the problem is caused by our DNS server settings, we should check our current DNS server configuration. We can print the DNS server configuration in Windows operating systems with the following command from MS-DOS or Powershell.
> ipconfig /all
Restart Network Services
The error may be caused by a network communication problem. As some experienced readers will know that the Windows operating system uses services in order to complete its tasks. Network tasks are handled by network services. Some times these services can be hung which may cause
DNS server not responding error. We can restart network services with the following command. Run following commands as Administrator or with Administrator privileges.
> netsh winsock reset catalog > netsh int ipv4 reset reset.log
Or we can restart network services from the Network icon from
Taskbark like below. Click
Change DNS Server
If we do not explicitly provide a DNS server for our modem or computer we will generally get work or ISP DNS server settings. We can change our DNS server to a more reliable one. We have already provided a post that lists popular and quality DNS servers over the world. We can change our current DNS server to one of these DNS servers.