This article will discuss you how to fix “Your computer appears to be correctly configured, but the device or resource (DNS server) is not responding” error on Windows 10.
Sometimes you may limited access and cannot connect to the internet due to miscellaneous causes. Most of the issues in such cases appears due to network adapters or network server. So in this tutorial, I will discuss one such problem you get recently on Windows 10.
Your Computer Appears To Be Correctly Configured, But The Device Or Resource (DNS Server) Is Not Responding
This problem is one of the common error on Windows 10. Some of the Windows 7 and Windows 8 users have also reported about this error. Recently, I have personally get this issue many times and have resolved it successfully too. Thus, you are here and this tutorial for you.
How To Fix “Your Computer Appears To Be Correctly Configured, But The Device Or Resource (DNS Server) Is Not Responding” on Windows 10/8/8.1/7
First, I also recommended you to reboot your router and then check if the problem has fixed. If the issue still persists, try the methods mentioned below.
Method 1: By Configuring TCP/IP Networking
Step 1. Press Windows Key + X and select Network Connections. Now you select the connection that you want to change, right-click it and select Properties. If you’re prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, enter the password.
Step 2. From the connection property sheet, you choose Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and then click Properties.
Step 3. Moving on, select Obtain an IP address automatically and then select Obtain DNS server address automatically option. To save change you click OK.
Step 4. Back go to the network connections property sheet, you choose Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6). You repeat step 3 & 4 with it.
Step 5. Lastly, you close Control Panel and see the status of the problem.
Method 2: IP Release, Renew, and Flush DNS
If DNS not responding error is preventing you from accessing internet, you can also to resolve it by using the Command Prompt. I will guide you how to use IP Release, Renew, and Flush DNS command to do that
Step 1. Starts Command Prompt as Administrator by pressing Windows Key + X and select Command Prompt (Admin).
Step 2. When the elevated Command Prompt opens, type following commands one by one and press Enter after each:
- ipconfig /flushdns
- ipconfig /registerdns
- ipconfig /release
- ipconfig /renew
Step 3. Wait until all commands executed successfully, then you can exit the Command Prompt and restart your system.
After restarting your computer, you’ll see that issue is resolved and you can access the Internet now.