I also tried static settings in the available range and tried using open DNS IP addresses.
They also have a laptop which connects to the same router wirelessly using DHCP and it is working fine.
Hi, My parents Windows 7 PC has suddenly stopped being able to connect to the Internet.
Using the "Diagnose problem" feature in the Manage Network Interfaces panel results in a message claiming that it cannot reach the DNS server and that the connection needs to be reset. It is connected to a DSL router via an ethernet cable.
The logic behind using Safe Mode with Networking – If the internet connection works fine in Safe Mode with Networking, then it should be the third-party services or driver which is responsible for the problem because these are the services which are blocked in Safe Mode with Networking.
Executing ipconfig from a DOS prompt shows that this is occurring as expected, with an assigned IP of 192.168.2.10.I confirmed that my internet connection is working fine as I was able to go to google and look for search results.The next step was to open these website with browsers such as IE, Firefox and Chrome.All third-party software’s and drivers are prevented from loading.When you select Safe Mode with Networking, apart from the basic OS files and drivers, network driver is also loaded so that you can go online. If the internet works fine, a third-party program installed in your device is responsible for the problem.