DNS error Windows 10

What is DNS error Windows 10?

DNS error Windows 10 is an error that usually occurs when the domain name system (DNS) is misconfigured.

 

How can you fix DNS error Windows 10?

Some of the solutions to this error include changing the DNS setting.

 

Please see our in-depth walk-through solutions below.

Staff Asked on August 28, 2017 in Microsoft Windows.
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Solution 1. Change DNS IPv4 settings

If the cause of the problem is misconfigured DNS server, please change it to the prescribed DNS serve of your Network or Firewall. If you’re not under a server or firewall, please set it to obtain DNS server address automatically or use Google public DNS server. Please see below how to configure DNS server or watch it here on YouTube.

  1. Go to Control Panel >> View network status and tasks >> Change adapter settings.
  2. Right-click the network you are using and select Properties.

    RE: Dns error windows 10

  3. In the Properties window, select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4 ).
  4. Enable Use the following DNS server address.
  5. Input the DNS you are using or use Google DNS server for free. Please see the image of the Google DNS server.
    NOTE: If you are on a server or firewall please use the prescribed DNS.
    The Google Public DNS IP addresses (IPv4) are as follows:
    Primary DNS server: 8.8.8.8
    Alternate DNS server: 8.8.4.4
  6. Click OK.
Staff Answered on August 28, 2017.
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Solution 2. Change DNS IPv6 settings

“DNS error on Windows 10” may occur when the DNS setting is misconfigured. If you are using  Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6), please change the DNS setting accordingly.

Follow the image below and select Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) instead of Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4). 

  1. Go to Control Panel >> View network status and tasks >> Change adapter settings.  

    RE: Dns error windows 10

  2. Right-click the network you are using and select Properties.
  3. In the Properties window, select Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6).
  4. Enable Use the following DNS server address.
  5. Input the DNS you are using or use Google DNS server for free. Please see the image of the Google DNS server.
    The Google Public DNS IPv6 addresses are as follows:
    Preferred DNS server:  2001:4860:4860::8888
    Alternate DNS server:  2001:4860:4860::8844
  6. Click OK.
Staff Answered on August 28, 2017.
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