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Windows can't communicate with the device or resource (primary DNS server)

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#1 N3koAsylum


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Posted 28 June 2014 - 09:15 AM

Late last night I was on my desktop surfing the web just fine but when I woke up I couldn't get online. There was a error that came up that said, "Windows can't communicate with the device or resource (primary DNS server)". I've been on my laptop for the past hour now trying to search up a way to fix this. My wireless connection is just fine because like I said I'm using my laptop. It's just my desktop is giving me trouble.


The things I tried so far was flushing, renewing, netsh, uninstalling McAfee, disabling firewall, reset router, tried OpenDNS & Google DNS, tried using CMD to find out some information but it kept on telling me 'Media disconnected'. I'm on the verge of just giving up, I don't know what to do anymore. If you guys can please help me I would greatly appreciate it.


Thanks in advance.

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#2 wpgwpg


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Posted 28 June 2014 - 10:30 AM

 Try doing a System Restore to a few days earlier.  You could also try booting to Safe Mode with networking.  If that works, I'd download Malwarebytes and do a scan with it.  When the scan finishes, click Quarantine all.


Good luck.

Everyone with a computer should back his system up to an external hard drive regularly.  :thumbsup:

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