Fix- Computer appears to be correctly configured but the device or resource is not responding in Windows 10 & 11

While running a network diagnostics to solve a non-connectivity issue,  troubleshooter may throw up a “Computer appears to be correctly configured but the device or resource is not responding” error message. To solve this issue, follow these easy fixes on your computer.


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Initial Workarounds: –

1 – Disable any third party anti virus you are using and try again.

2 – Restart your computer as well as your router

Fix-1 Flush the DNS configuration

1 – Search cmd in search box.

2. Do a right click on the search result and then click on run as administrator.

Cmd Admin Min

2. Now, run the command given below in the command prompt window.

netsh int ip reset reset.log

3. To flush the DNS and re-register it again copy-paste these two commands in the Command Prompt window and then hit Enter.

ipconfig /flushdns
ipconfig /registerdns

 

Ipconfig Flushdns

 

4. To release and renew the IP configuration data, execute commands given below in the terminal.

netsh winsock reset
ipconfig /renew

Wait for a few minutes to complete the process.

 

Ipconfig Release

 

Try to connect to the website, check the problem is still there or not.

 

Fix-2 Set the IPv4 settings to automatic-

Setting IPv4 settings to automatic will solve this issue.

1. Click on the Windows icon and type “Network connections“.

2. Then, you need to click on “View network connections” to access it.

 

Network Connections View New

 


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4. You will see the list of adapters available.

5. To access the adapter properties, right-click on the network adapter you are facing trouble with and then click on “Properties“.

 

Ethernet Propr

 


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4. To access the IPv4 settings, you need to double click on “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)“.

 

Double Click Ipv4

 

5. At first, click on the radio button beside the option “Obtain an IP address automatically“.

6. Similarly, select the “Obtain DNS server address automatically” option.

7. Finally, click on “OK“.

 

Ip Dns Automatic

 

8. Now, double click on the “Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6)” settings.

 

Ipv6 Dc

 

9. After that, check these two options.

Obtain an IPv6 address automatically
Obtain DNS server address automatically

10. Then, check the option “Validate settings upon exit“.

 

Obtain Ip Addresses Auto Ipv6

 

Click on “OK” to save the settings.

The settings will be verified by your system.  Close the Network Connections window.

Reboot your computer to save the changes on your computer.

Note: – For Windows 11 users

If you are a Windows 11 user, read this article to know how to change the DNS on Windows 11

Fix 3 – Change DNS settings

1. Click on the Windows icon and type “Network connections“.

2. Then, you need to click on “View network connections” to access it.

 

Network Connections View New

 

4. You will see the list of adapters available.

5. To access the adapter properties, right-click on the network adapter you are facing trouble with and then click on “Properties“.

 

Ethernet Propr

 

4. To access the IPv4 settings, you need to double click on “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)“.

 

Double Click Ipv4

Note: If the above method does not work, change the DNS settings for IPv4 settings to Google DNS.

a. To do this, just click on Use the following DNS server address.

b. Then type 8.8.8.8 in a preferred DNS server and 8.8.4.4 in an Alternate DNS server.

 

Dns Server Address

 

After that, click on OK and try again.

Note: – For Windows 11 users

If you are a Windows 11 user, read this article to know how to change the DNS on Windows 11

Fix – 4 Update or Rollback the adapter driver

Update the driver if you are using an old driver.

1. Simply press the Windows key+R keys.

2. Then type “ncpa.cpl” and then hit Enter.

 

Win + R Run Command Ncpa.cpl Enter

 

3. Look closely for the network adapter you are trying to use on your computer.

 

Note The Adapter

 

4. Press Windows key+R to launch Run.

5. Then, write “devmgmt.msc” and hit Enter.

 

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6. Click on the “Network adapters” drop-down to list the available adapter drivers.

7. After that, right-click on the network adapter driver and then click on “Update driver.

 

Update Network Driver New

 

8. To let Windows search for drivers itself, choose the option “Search automatically for drivers“.

 

Search Automatically

 

Restart once the update process is complete.

In case if you have recently received an update for the network driver, consider rolling back the update.

1. Access the Device Manager again on your computer.

2. Just the same way, expand the network adapter section and double click on the adapter you are using.

 

Network Adapter Dc

 

3. Then, go to the “Driver” tab.

4. After that, click on “Rollback Driver“.

 

Roll Back Network Driver

 

The driver update will be rollbacked from your device.

 

Fix 4 – Disable proxy settings

According to some users, this problem is occurring due to misconfigured proxy settings in IE.

1. Right-click on the Windows icon and then click on “Run“.

2. When the Run appears, type “inetcpl.cpl“. Click on “OK“.

 

Run Inetcpl

 

3. On the Internet Options window, you need to click on the “Connections” tab.

4. After that, you have to click on “LAN Settings“.

 


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Lan Settings

 

5. Simply, check the box beside the option “Automatically detect settings“.

6. To save the settings, click on “OK“.

 

Automatic Ok

 

7. Finally, click on “Apply” and then click on “OK” to save the changes.

 

Apply Ok

 

Now, try to check the connection again.

 

Fix 5 – Modify the power settings

Modifying the power settings should allow the adapter to use power all the time.

1. Just type “devmgmt” in the search box.

2. A simple hit on the Enter key and to open the Device Manager.

 

Devmgmt

 

3. Again double click on the network adapter you are using.

 

Network Adapter Dc

 

4. Go to the “Power Management” tab.

5. Here just uncheck the option “Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power:‘.

 

Uncheck Allow Power

 

Then click on “OK” to save the settings on your computer.

Restart the device.

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