Internet goes down because DNSClient service becomes unresponive

  1.    09 Dec 2016 #1

    Internet goes down because DNSClient service becomes unresponive


    Hello guys,

    Recently i was having problem with my internet going down at random times, after longer PC usage (6-8 hours).
    The issue was very wierd, because i could ping an ip address like:

    ping 8.8.8.8 -> No problem, response received
    ping google.com -> hangs, unable to resolve dns

    So of course it seemed like DNS problem. I tried to track the issue and it's caused on software level, because other PC in the network are fine. I tried disabling every possible service that could be an issue and finally i hit the right one:

    DNS Client Service

    When the problem is happens, i'm unable to restart/stop the service using service manager. I got message about it being unresponsive. I had to manually kill svchost.exe hosting the service, and voila - internet works.


    So overall it seems that my IP stack or something is bugged at Windows OS level. I remember there was a command that would reset all Win7 network settings to default, how is it at windows 10?

    Can you help me out, so the issue does not come back?
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    09 Dec 2016 #2

    Do you mean

    • netsh winsock reset
    • netsh int ip reset
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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