DNS Server Unreachable or unavailable

  sandford 14:50 10 Dec 2005

Trying to link new Laptop to USB AOL Broadband Cable Modem, Error message DNS Server unavailable etc, AOL cofirmed modem working have disabled Norton Anti Virus & Firewall but still no Joy, any ideas. Still waiting on response from Dell Technical Support.

  rawprawn 15:50 10 Dec 2005

Have a look in Internet Options/Connections/LAN Settings and make sure "Automatically detect settings" has a tick.

  rawprawn 15:55 10 Dec 2005

Also look at
Network connections/General/Highlight Internet Protocol/Properties/make sure "Obtain DNS Server automatically is ticked.

  sandford 14:04 12 Dec 2005

Now Resolved , installation CD not instaling drivers remedy as follows, Computer Rebooted, USB installation disc Run: Detected Modem but couldn,t pick up info to connect to Broadband, >Control Panel>System>Hardware>Devise Manager.Modem or Network Adaptors>USB Cable Modem>Install Drivers> Successful

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