Troubleshooting: Windows can’t communicate with the device or resource – primary DNS server

There is nothing worse than a Windows error that prevents you from accessing the Internet. The “Windows cannot communicate with a device or resource” error message is not uncommon and can quickly disrupt your plans.

If you get this message, there’s no need to panic. We’ll explain exactly what this error means and how you can fix it.

What causes Windows to fail to connect to a device or resource (the primary DNS server)?

The main causes of this network error are problems with DNS, corrupt, outdated, or incompatible network adapter drivers, corrupt DNS cache, improperly configured Hosts file, etc. read more

How to Troubleshoot “Windows has detected an IP address conflict” Error Message

Like any other computer, your computer gets an IP address when it connects to a network or the Internet. An IP address is a unique address and identifier for your computer. The IP address system allows networks (or the Internet in general) to distinguish and recognize computers. Therefore, in theory, no two computers on a given network (or on the Internet in general) can (or should) have the same IP address.

What causes the “Windows has detected an IP address conflict” message?

Each device that connects to the network is assigned a unique number – an IP address – that allows it to be recognized and communicated with. So, theoretically, no two devices can have the same IP address. But in practice, interference is always possible. Two or more devices may have the same IP address because of a faulty router, computer settings, or even problems with the Internet service provider. read more

How to Repair: DNS Server Unavailable in Windows 10

When you want to visit a certain website, your web browser looks for a domain name and the router sends a request to the DNS server. If the domain name has been registered, the system sends the corresponding IP address. In this way, the download process goes smoothly.

This process is controlled by the DNS configuration and in most cases goes smoothly. However, sometimes the system fails, gets damaged, or stops working for various reasons. When this happens, the DNS server fails to establish the necessary connection and you get an error message like this: read more

How to Troubleshoot ‘Wifi doesn’t have a valid IP configuration’ Error Message

Do you regularly encounter the “Wi-Fi does not have a valid IP configuration” error message when diagnosing an inactive Internet connection in Windows 10? This happens when your computer cannot get a working IP address (Internet Protocol) via Wi-Fi. A similar IP-related error can also occur on an Ethernet network.

If restarting your computer didn’t solve the problem (try it if you haven’t already), the following troubleshooting tips should help you solve the problem.

What causes the “Wifi does not have a valid IP configuration” message?

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How to Troubleshoot Limited Connectivity on Windows PC

This error is a common sign of problems with your Wi-Fi adapter or router. It does not mean that your wireless adapter is disabled, but that the device cannot communicate with the router as it should. If other wireless devices are already connected to the Wi-Fi router, the problem is the computer getting this error.

However, before you try any of the following methods, try rebooting the router. Wait 5-6 minutes for the router to initialize and then try connecting again. If the “Connection Restricted” error still occurs, follow these steps. read more

How to Repair: VPN Error 691 in Windows PC

A virtual private network (VPN) is an encrypted tunnel that protects your privacy online. It’s software that hides your online activities from prying eyes, such as the government or your company’s administrator. In other words: when you connect to the Internet with a VPN, your connection is secure and private, and no one can access your Internet data. VPN software is especially useful if you want to send sensitive information over a public WLAN or keep your browsing history private. read more

Troubleshooting: Wi-Fi Connection Error “No Internet Secured”

You’re having fun browsing the Web when suddenly an error message appears: “No Internet, safe.” It’s a strange and cryptic message, but it’s pretty clear that your Internet connection has stopped working.

Web pages don’t open and you can’t download anything! What is going on? It’s actually much simpler than you think.

What causes the “No Secure Internet Connection” error when connecting to a Wi-Fi network?

  • A problem that many Windows 10 users face is the inability to connect to the Internet after downloading and installing new operating system updates.
  • You may see an error message on the screen saying there is no internet, which is usually due to a misconfigured IP address.
  • One culprit could be that recently installed Windows updates have changed the configuration settings. Therefore, we have listed below some methods that can help you solve this problem.

How to repair the “No Secure Internet Connection” error when connecting to a Wi-Fi network?

Set up a new DNS server

  1. Open the settings screen by clicking on the Wi-Fi connection icon in the taskbar, then click on Network and Internet Settings.
  2. Here, click Change Adapter Settings, right-click on the appropriate connection, and then click Properties.
  3. Select Internet Protocol version 4 (TCP/IPv4) > Properties.
  4. Activate the Use the following DNS server addresses option and enter them:
    Preferred DNS server: 9.9.9.9.9
    Alternate DNS server: 1.1.1.1.1.
  5. Click OK.

Start troubleshooting your network

Windows 10 has several troubleshooters – sets of software tools that automatically check for errors and perform (or suggest) repairs. read more

How to Repair the “Internet Explorer has stopped working” Problem

Sometimes Internet Explorer just crashes. There is no obvious reason, and Windows just tells you that Internet Explorer no longer works. It says it’s “looking for a solution,” but no matter how long you wait, nothing happens.

Surprisingly, this is a fairly common problem. While this problem is quite frustrating, it’s usually not hard to solve.

What causes the “Internet Explorer has stopped working” issue?

  • As with many Windows problems, the problem is usually that programs can’t access certain library files called DLLs (Dynamic Link Libraries). They allow programs to communicate with each other, exchange data, and function properly. However, if these files are damaged or lost, applications will not work.
  • The error can also be caused by corrupted cache files and incompatible plug-ins.
  • It can also be caused by a third-party “.dll” file conflicting with iexplore.exe.
  • Another reason could be that Internet Explorer is loaded with many unwanted toolbars, BHOs, add-ons, and extensions. Certain security settings in Internet Explorer can also cause this problem.

How to resolve the “Internet Explorer not working” situation?

Perform a system restore

You can return to a restore point where all configurations were perfect. The restore process returns the system to the state in which it worked perfectly. read more

How to Repair Amazon Echo`7-3-0-0-1 Error`

This error is Wi-Fi-related and is not just a Wi-Fi network problem, but a much more serious one. Many Amazon Echo users have tried resetting their Echo device and Wi-Fi router settings and reconnecting the devices to their home Wi-Fi network, but they have been unable to resolve this Echo Wi-Fi error.

In addition, users have also tried several times to reset their Wi-Fi routers, but with no success. So here we have collected a list of great solutions for “Amazon Echo Won`t Connect to Wi-Fi”.

What’s causing the `7-3-0-1` error with Amazon Echo?

  • The Wi-Fi router is not compatible with Alexa devices.
  • You are using network extensions.
  • Two networks on the same router have the same name (SSID).
  • The security type of the network is not specified correctly.
  • The network is overloaded.
  • You have a faulty device.

How do I restore Amazon Echo error `7-3-0-0-1`?

Bluetooth driver update

Several affected users have reported that updating the Bluetooth driver in Windows can resolve problems connecting to the Amazon Echo device.

  1. Press Windows + X to open the Quick Start menu.
  2. Now select Device Manager -> Double-click Bluetooth to expand it.
  3. Right-click on the Bluetooth device and choose Update Drivers.
  4. Click Automatically check drivers. If an update is available, it will be automatically downloaded and installed.
  5. Then restart your computer to apply the changes.

Reset your Amazon Echo device

Try manually resetting your Amazon Echo or Echo Dot device to factory settings to clear all types of system issues, temporary cache data, etc. read more

How to Resolve: No Internet Connection in Windows 10

Windows 10 updates tend to break things, and the latest Windows 10 version 2004 update was no exception. According to many forum posts, the latest annoying bug prevents Windows 10 applications from accessing the Internet, even if the PC is successfully connected and the web browser is working properly.

Unfortunately, the error appears without warning or reason. If you see a yellow “No Internet Access” error triangle in the Windows 10 taskbar and can’t connect to the Internet in apps like Steam, Spotify, or Fortnite, but can browse the web as usual, then you have an error. read more