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How to fix DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN error on Google chrome

Sometimes you may experiences problems accessing certain websites and gives out an error message that says “This Webpage is Not Available” due to DNS PROBE FINISHED NXDOMAIN Error. This error generally Occurs because DNS lookup Fails When you try and access the Web page. And Clearing DNS Cache of Google Chrome could be potentially the best fix to solve the issue of DNS probe error windows 10. If you are also struggling with this here apply solutions below to fix DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN on Windows 10.

DNS probe finished nxdomain Windows 10

Before applying solutions below

  • First, check and make sure you have a working internet connection.
  • Also Disconnect VPN connection, if configured on your system
  • Temporarily disable antivirus protection and check if this helps.
  • Once restart network devices include your PC, this will help if temporary glitch causing the problem.
  • Perform Windows clean boot and open a web page on chrome browser, this will fix if any startup service conflict causing the issue.

Restart DNS Client Services

  • Press Windows + R, type services.msc and ok to open Windows service console,
  • Scroll down, and look for DNS client service,
  • Right click on DNS client service and select restart,
  • Also, make sure its startup type is set to automatic
  • that’s all close services console and open web page, check this helps.

DNS client service

Clear DNS cache of Chrome

  • Open Google Chrome web browser
  • Simply visit the URL ‘chrome://net-internals/#dns‘.
  • Click on Clear Host Cache button next to Host resolver cache.
  • You will notice the websites are working properly.
  • This is one of the easiest and most useful fixes to stop the issue of DNS servers.

Flush Chrome DNS


Flush DNS Cache

Flushing the DNS address restarts the connection with the DNS server and in most of the cases, saves a lot of time. To Flush DNS Cache first,

  • Open Command prompt As administrator.
  • Type command ipconfig /flushdns and press enter key
  • Restart your computer to check the Chrome of issue fix.
  • This command will erase the details that have been saved in Google Chrome.
  • After you’ve done everything, Restart your internet connection
  • Now try to see if this has fixed the DNS probe finished nxdomain or DNS probe finished no internet problem.

Flush DNS Cache

Try resetting TCP/ IP configuration

Still the problem not resolved, chrome getting error message DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN? Let’s reset network configuration to default. That probably fix most of network and internet connections on windows 10. To do this open Command prompt as administrator, Then perform commands below. (run each command by pressing ENTER after typing it):

  • ipconfig /release
  • ipconfig /flushdns
  • ipconfig /renew
  • netsh int ip set dns
  • netsh winsock reset

Restart windows and open web browser check if this helps to fix the problem.

Switch to google DNS

  • Press Windows + R, type ‘ncpa.cpl‘ and ok
  • Right click on the active network adapter, select properties,
  • Look for the option called Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4).
  • Click on it and click on the Properties button.
  • Now manually use following DNS servers; Preferred DNS server as Alternate DNS server as (Google’s public DNS) (Set IP as automatic)
  • Select ‘Validate Settings Upon Exit’ checkbox and then click OK
  • Restart the browser and check websites.

Configure DNS address manually

Resetting Chrome to Default on flags

Google Chrome supports different internal settings and features for getting the most out of the user’s browsing experience They are called flags Resetting Chrome to Default on flags is a pretty easy fix that worked for many people. To do this

  • Open google chrome
  • Type chrome://flags/ in the address bar of Chrome and press Enter.
  • Now click on ”Reset all to default” button located on the right side and restart the browser.
  • This option will work most of the times.
  • hope for you also this will work.

Disable DNS Prediction Services

  • Go to settings of Chrome.
  • Scroll down and click on Advanced settings.
  • Here you will see an option of ‘Use Prediction Services to Load the Pages more Quickly
  • Simply uncheck the box and restart the browser.

Some people reported that updating their network driver solved the problem for them. Updating from device manager may not work properly that’s why you should download the update from the vendor’s website and install it.

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