Your computer appears to be configured correctly, but the device or resource (DNS server) is not responding.
What to do if your internet doesn’t work as the device or resource (DNS) isn’t responding on Windows?
The first step is to reset your router. Occasional IP conflict might be at hand and this step should resolve it.
Alternatively, try switching to Google’s DNS server, flushing the DNS cache, or updating the Network Adapter driver.
A detailed explanation of each step can be found below.
How do I fix the device or resource not responding error?
- Update the Network Adapter Driver
- Reset the Router
- Switch to Google DNS
- Flush the DNS Cache
- Turn Off the Windows Defender Firewall
1. Update the Network Adapter driver
The device or resource is not responding error can also be due to an antiquated network adapter driver. So, some users might need to update their network drivers.
For all kinds of driver-related issues, you should always opt for a third-party utility to fix them for you, and we recommend you give DriverFix a shot.
This simple product does one thing: update your old drivers, and fix the ones that are broken or missing, all with minimal input from the user, and an even smaller impact on your system performance.