Windows 10: All downloads fail regardless of browser/having server problems too!

  1.    05 Jan 2018 #1

    All downloads fail regardless of browser/having server problems too!


    I'm going to try this one more time. I posted about this problem a couple of weeks ago and no one had any ideas, but this is getting worse and worse so I'm going to give it another shot.

    Windows 10 Home, running on a tested 100/100 connection, I cannot sustain any download connections and now, I am getting constant "server not found" problems on websites. I am positive that whatever is causing the server problems is causing all of it. I will be on a website, and it doesn't matter what site it is, it can be Google or YouTube. I click on a link and get "server not found". This is at random, but it seems to happen more and more often.

    My download problems are worse too. I just downloaded a 300MB file and I had to restart the download 30 times. Yes, 30 times. Because if you watch the speed, it will get to a certain point, download speed will drop to zero and it will fail. These problems happen on every browser, Firefox, Edge and Chrome.

    I've already done a clean reinstall of Windows.

    I know it's nothing with my ISP because my wife's computer works just fine and never has any problems with the same connection. I've reset the router. I thought it might be the DNS server, but I checked and she's using the same one. I even changed it and it didn't solve the problem. I've been through the Firefox troubleshooter, nothing has worked. I played with the IPv6 settings, no go. There has to be something I'm missing, I would be eternally grateful if someone could suggest something I haven't already tried! Please, I'm desperate!
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  2. Posts : 445
    Win 10 Home Build 1709 16299.248 64bit
       05 Jan 2018 #2

    https://www.tenforums.com/network-sharing/

    Flush DNS Resolver Cache in Windows 10


    May want to search and post this is the Network and Sharing Forum.

    Did you flush the DNS ? (link 2)
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  3.    05 Jan 2018 #3

    torre said: View Post
    https://www.tenforums.com/network-sharing/

    Flush DNS Resolver Cache in Windows 10


    May want to search and post this is the Network and Sharing Forum.

    Did you flush the DNS ? (link 2)
    Thanks for the response. I originally posted here because I thought it was just a browser issue but it might be deeper than that. I have flushed the DNS in the past, but I just did it again, we'll see how that goes.
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  4.    05 Jan 2018 #4

    Unfortunately, it didn't solve the problem. For about 20 minutes after the flush, I had no problems, then it started in again with "server not found".
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  5.    05 Jan 2018 #5

    suggest something I haven't already tried!
    Reseat or replace the Network Interface Card/Controller?

    I know the ports were swapped. Were the cables also?
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  6. Posts : 445
    Win 10 Home Build 1709 16299.248 64bit
       05 Jan 2018 #6

    https://www.windowscentral.com/how-c...ngs-windows-10

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...nection-issues


    May try to change your DNS settings to Google. And troubleshoot your wifi/lan connection. Even though your wife's computer is on same DNS, yours may differ.

    Try to find other threads by using the search bar at top of page.
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  7. Posts : 976
    Windows 7/64 Professional
       05 Jan 2018 #7

    Search your computer for this. It caused me all kinds of problems, somewhat like you are having. It fills your browser cache and it will shut down or come to a crawl.

    I used Eset free online scanner to find and remove.


    Win32/Bundled.Toolbar.Google.D

    Jack
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  8.    06 Jan 2018 #8

    pyramid10 said: View Post
    Reseat or replace the Network Interface Card/Controller?

    I know the ports were swapped. Were the cables also?
    It's all on the motherboard and not expandable.
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