DNS server not responding in Windows 8.1 and Windows 8. Here I’m fixing DNS server not responding in Windows 8.1, 8 and 7. A DNS server is not responding is a common internet error. When you are trying to connect with the internet, the Internet is not working. After launch troubleshooter, it’s said “Your computer appears to be correctly configured, but the device or resource (DNS server) is not responding“. After receiving this error, I was trying to solve this issue and here I will give you working steps that solve this DNS problem. So follow step by step solutions to get rid of DNS server not responding error occurs in Windows 8.1, Windows 8 and Windows 7.
How To Fix DNS Server Not Responding
Go to Control Panel → Network and Internet.
Now click Network and Sharing Center and click Change Adapter settings.
Right click on your network connection device and click Properties.
Now double click on Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4).
Now mark “Use the Following DNS server addresses“.
- Enter value 188.8.131.52 in Preferred DNS Server field.
- Enter value 184.108.40.206 in Alternate DNS Server field.
- Mark Validate settings upon exit and click Ok.
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DNS Server Not Responding is a common DNS error, mostly occur in Windows 8.1. There are many problems occurs in Windows 8.1 because its new, Microsoft improves performance in Windows 9. So if you got a DNS server error, then above steps are helpful for you. If you have any questions, then please comment below.