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.
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.
I apologize for not having any logical explanation to why this error happens only to some websites.You are always welcome to share your opinion on this. In some cases, this solution might be temporary as the error message might return after a week or month (This happened to me).Of course, you can check if the website in question is working using But what if this is happening on authority websites like Google, Microsoft or Yahoo.Security software is another major culprit responsible for DNS Server Not Responding error.
Every security software tends to get corrupted over a period of time for reasons ranging from file corruption while updating files, conflicts with other software or indirect changes to security settings as a result of intentional or unintentional changes made on your PC.
Global DNS is provided by different private and non-profit organizations.
Each server address comes with its own special features which is listed below.
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.
Hope this article helped you in fixing DNS Server Not Responding Error.