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Can't get ethernet to work on newly built pc.

Discussion in 'Networking' started by jourdanathan, Nov 25, 2018.

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  1. jourdanathan

    jourdanathan Thread Starter

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    (I am really not computer savvy at all) I just built a new pc and connected an ethernet cable to it because I have an ethernet port in my wall and I don't have a way to connect to wifi right now. In the bottom right corner it has the yellow yield sign over the connection and when I try to trouble shoot it gives me this message "Your computer appears to be correctly configured, but the device or resource (DNS server) is not responding". I looked up some solution and I've tried switching the cables(I tried a new cable, I plugged it into my xbox and it worked, and I plugged it into a router and it worked for about 20 mins then went back), doing the command prompt thing, setting the Internet Protocol version 4 and 6 to obtain ip address and dns server address automatically.
     
  2. lunarlander

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    Try powering off the router and then back on again.

    If that doesn't work, try supplying the ipv4 dns server to Google's dns server addresses: 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4
     
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    DaveA Trusted Advisor Spam Fighter

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    Are you that you have a "ethernet port in my wall" and not a phone connection?
     
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    What is the IP Information when you are plugged in? In command prompt do the ipconfig /all command and if you can do a screenshot.
     
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