If you are getting ‘DNS Server Not Found’ error while surfing internet through Wi-Fi after upgrading to Windows 8.1 then you can very easily fix out this issue following to this steps. Upgrading an OS to its next version sounds interesting, as it is one step toward monotonous usage and advanced features. But did you know upgrading software is not clear task especially when it comes to Windows, because when you upgrade to any new version you will be granted to face glitches, lags, incompatibilities and unsmooth flow of working etc. problems. As you know Windows 8.1 is rolling out, the new, advanced and beautiful version of its predecessor Windows 8.
Here in this blog the main discussion is about the common problems people face after upgrading to Windows 8.1. Many users have found “DNS server not found” error while trying to connect to Wi-Fi after upgrading to Windows 8.1 from Windows 8.
Most of the users have reported that this specific Wi-Fi stalling problem occurs after making an upgrade from Windows 8 to windows 8.1. Changing Public DNS servers, restarting internet routers and restarting the computer didn’t work to solve this problem. There can be multiple ways for this problem but the easiest of all is tweaking up the Wi-Fi drivers. To know how and from where follow these simple steps.
How to Fix DNS Server Not Found Error on Windows 8.1
The WiFi adapter driver is the too good solution for this issue. You must upgrade or reinstall WiFi driver files by following the below explained steps.
- Open Device Manager in your Windows and select ‘Network adapters’
- When you get the My computer icon on the desktop you can use Computer management or open from Control panel
- Double Click on your WiFi Network Adapter name
- Go to “Driver” tab and Hit “Update Driver” option
- press ‘Browse my computer for driver software’
- Now press ‘Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer’ option
- Select your driver entry from the list, and click Ok
Before staring this process disable the compatible hardware check box so that you can search for the previous versions of the drivers because it is observed in many cases that the previous versions of Windows driver works great to solve the glitches and driver related issues.
After completion of this upgrading process of the driver, restart your machine and now all things should work smoothly.
If you fail to solve this issue instead of following this steps then you can take the help of PC Repair Tool. This software let you resolve any sort of issues that occurs in your windows and PC.