Windows 10: Fresh Install Win10 "Name resolution for the name wpad timed out" DNS

  1.    26 Nov 2017 #1

    Fresh Install Win10 "Name resolution for the name wpad timed out" DNS


    I just did a fresh install of windows 10 x 64. I remained in Build 1709. I did not format the HD, just fresh install. I have a brand new Router/Modem - AT&T Arris. I installed this myself, I installed similar hardware 5-10 times over my life, hooking up cables, I am good at it :) My download is 50Mbps and UP 6-7. I think I did ok installing.

    I am getting this problem in Event Viewer, "Name resolution for the name wpad timed out after none of the configured DNS servers responded." This is a home PC, not connected to anything but the internet. It is hardwired. I am not a network admin - just a guy and his PC.

    I did the normal things SFC/Scan & Trouble shooter - no luck.... Do I just ignore it? I have a "Latency" issue with a game, could this be the cause?
    (Should I identify that PID/Process ID? How do I do that?)
    - System

    - Provider

    [ Name] Microsoft-Windows-DNS-Client
    [ Guid] {1C95126E-7EEA-49A9-A3FE-A378B03DDB4D}

    EventID 1014

    Version 0

    Level 3

    Task 1014

    Opcode 0

    Keywords 0x4000000010000000

    - TimeCreated

    [ SystemTime] 2017-11-25T21:02:00.535593000Z

    EventRecordID 884


    - Execution

    [ ProcessID] 2580
    [ ThreadID] 4052

    Channel System

    Computer DESKTOP-9DVSDJF

    - Security

    [ UserID] S-1-5-20

    - EventData

    QueryName wpad
    AddressLength 128
    Address 170000000000000026020304CC87357000000000000000010000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000 0000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000 00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
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  2.    26 Nov 2017 #2

    By default your router will be set as DNS set pcs to the fast &
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    26 Nov 2017 #3

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ID:	165651 So I should switch from auto to manual using the opendns you gave?
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  4.    26 Nov 2017 #4

    Samuria said: View Post
    By default your router will be set as DNS set pcs to the fast &
    I never intentionally mean to be dumb. But should I make these changes in my router setup? I found instructions for changing this in router.

    I've made changes of this nature once in the last 10 yrs when I tried google DNS. I do not really understand it. Should I concern myself with this error? Or follow your advice and if it works better just move on.
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