primary DNS server problems

  User-C471DBAB-62E4-4ADE-93560D35B0C8FD57 11:00 07 Dec 2007

I am getting a message stating. Windows cannot communicate with Primary DNS Server ( How can i fix this??? Any other suggestions would be highly appreciated

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:14 07 Dec 2007


After your computer resumes from sleep (or suspend mode, standby). You
cannot access the internet. Your IP address and DNS info is not lost. Error
message "cannot communicate with primary dns server"

Solution 1
Open Device manager, properties of your network adaptor, Power Management tab, Select "Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power."

Solution 2
MS Patch
click here

Solution 3
click here

Solution 4
click here

'Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power' is already selected

  birdface 11:29 07 Dec 2007

Try.Control Panel.Network Connections.Right click local area connection and press repair.See if that shows any DNS problems. And try control panel.administrative tools.Services.Scroll down to DNS Client make sure it is set to automatic.

  birdface 11:32 07 Dec 2007

I'm now getting a message saying:

Cannot communicate with primary DNS server(
Network diagnostics pinged the remote host but did not recieve a response.

Reset the network adapter "wireless network connection"
Resetting the adapter can sometimes resolve an intermittent problem.

Can someone please tell me how to do this, in simple english terms lol thank you

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 12:51 07 Dec 2007

1. Connect to your network on your troublesome vista box

2. Click on this link while your network connection is working:

3. Click the link that says Diagnose Connection Problems

4. You should see something like this:
Windows did not find a proble....
If you still think....
Send a report to Microsoft....
Turn off the TCP setting..

5. Click the button that says Turn off the TCP setting that is not compatible with your router.
6. Allow the repair to take place

I followed your instructions Fruit Bat but i'm still getting the same message as before about not being able to connect with primary dns server

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:25 07 Dec 2007

click here

Have youdownloaded and applied the hotfix?

No i haven't, forgive my ignorance by do i download this to the main pc or my laptop??

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:41 07 Dec 2007

If your laptop wont connect then download to the other PC SAVE it rather than run it direct.

Copy to a pen drive or CD and transfer to the faulty machine and then run it.

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