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DNS Server isn't responding

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    DNS Server isn't responding


    Hello,

    Today, my internet connection at home encountered a problem. I can connect to the WiFi but no internet access. Usually there's a yellow exclamation mark, but this one is fine, full signal but no internet access. Same thing goes to my iPod, can connect to the WiFi but no internet access.

    To my surprise, all my sister's laptop and her Apple devices also the same thing, can connect but no access. I wonder what could be the problem. I use the troubleshoot on my laptop and it says "The DNS server is not responding" and it states that it can't be fix. I already restart my router but still same thing. Right now I'm using my phone's hotspot to connect to the internet and post this here.

    Oh yeah, surprisingly, my torrent is still downloading at full speed. What could be the solution here?

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello sparkles,

    It may be a temporary issue with your ISP's DNS server. See if using Google Public DNS may work for you for now.

    https://developers.google.com/speed/...dns/docs/using

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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    Yes it was my ISP's problem. Apparently my whole neighborhood are facing the same problem. Now it's fixed, thanks!
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    Posts : 22,573
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome.
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