Windows 10 - DNS Issue

I have repeatedly had issues with DNS in Windows 10. It will work one day, and the next I cannot resolve any A record. a ping of 'google.com' returns a 'could not find host' while a ping of a google IP returns great results. Likewise, in a web browser, I can browse to a Google IP but not the host name.

I had the issue a yesterday, and refreshed my installation of the OS and things worked. I got back to work today (this is on an auxiliary laptop that sits at my desk for web browsing and personal... stuff.) and I am having the same issue. I have absolutely verified that it is not my network causing the issue.

I have re-installed the Intel wireless driver, which had no effect.

In IE, I select 'Fix Connection Problems' which returns the following issue that cannot be fixed: "One or more network protocols are missing on this computer."

I have found troubleshooting steps that included flushing the netsh catalog and other items, but nothing has had any result.

I am able to get connectivity after refreshing my installation. This isn't really a good solution though, as I have to re-install Office and other applications after doing so, each time.

I am on build 10061, but had this issue on the previous build as well.

 

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Last updated September 21, 2018 Views 181,232 Applies to:
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Please download the app>run it>upload the output file to onedrive or any other file sharing service  http://1drv.ms/1FGQ0lU

Please type each of these into an elevated command prompt after you have run the above and saved the file

ipconfig /flushdns

ipconfig /registerdns

ipconfig /release

ipconfig /renew

NETSH winsock reset catalog

NETSH int ipv4 reset reset.log

NETSH int ipv6 reset reset.log

Exit

Cat herder
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MVP-Windows and Devices for IT
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