Posting the result of ipconfig /all may help.
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
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"Tim" <Tim@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> Hi All-
> I have a HP running vista and am unable to resolve DNS names. The two
> machines I have work fine, one of which is also running Vista. Here is
> I have tried so far-
> 1. Can ping router, which is also my DHCP/DNS server. It has forward
> enabled for DNS queries.
> 2. Can ping the DNS servers my router forwards to.
> 3. Reinstalled everything, to the point of pulling the NIC and removing
> 4. Checked system policy to make sure nothing was out of whack.
> 5. Changed the Ipv4 settings to use my ISP DNS server addresses instead of
> my router. Changed it to use my router address (like it was already doing
> 6. Made sure no crazy protocal crap was running or even installed. The
> system looks clean to me, it is a clean install of Vista Enterprise with
> 7. Tried netmon to see if the query were even making it off the box. It
> does not appear that they are.
> To me it looks like it is never even trying to hit the DNS server.
> Immediately upon running a nslookup query you get the "server failed to
> respond" message.
> This is pretty bad, I actually work at MS and figured I could get help
> as quick here as anywhere else!