Fix: DNS_Probe_Finished_Nxdomain on Chrome in Windows 10

Learn how to fix error DNS_Probe_Finished_Nxdomain (or DNS Proble Finished Nxdomain) in Chrome.

Google Chrome is one of the most favorite web browsers in the world, but sometimes it has its issues. Many Windows 10 users have reported that the error DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN occurred that when they tried to open any web page. So here I will guide you the easiest method to resolve this DNS probe error on Google Chrome and other browsers.

DNS_Probe_Finished_Nxdomain on Chrome

How To Fix DNS_Probe_Finished_Nxdomain in Windows 10

Method 1: IP Release, Renew, and Flush DNS

One of the quickest methods to fix DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN error is to run IP Release, Renew, and Flush DNS command from Command Prompt. To do that, follow these simple steps:

Step 1. Run CMD as an administrator by pressing Windows Key + X and select Command Prompt (Admin).
Step 2. When Command Prompt starts, run below command one by one.

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

Step 3. Wait until all commands executed successfully, then restart your system.

Hopefully the problem should be resolved. If the issue still persists, you may need to set Google’s Public DNS as your DNS server. Method 2 show you the manual steps.

Method 2: Set Google’s Public DNS

Sometimes this error can appear if your DNS server not responding, but you can easily resolve this error by changing a different DNS server. To do that, follow simple steps

Step 1. Open Control Panel and go to Network and Internet > Network Connections. Here, you select your Local Area Connection or Ethernet connection and right click it and select Properties.

Your Computer Appears To Be Correctly Configured But The Device Or Resource DNS Server Is Not Responding-1

Step 2. From the connection property sheet, you select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and then click Properties.

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Step 3. Then you choose Use the following DNS server addresses option and type as Preferred DNS server and as Alternate DNS server.

Set Google’s Public DNS

Step 4. Click the OK to save changes.

Now your DNS will be changed and check your Internet connection is working or not.

Method 3: Restart the DNS Client service

If you’re facing error Dns_Probe_Finished_Nxdomain in Google Chrome, I highly suggest you restart the DNS Client service. To do that, you can follow these instructions:
Step 1. Press Windows Key + R and type services.msc into the Run dialog and then press Enter.


Step 2. From Service window, right click DNS Client service and select Restart.

Restart DNS Client service

Step 3. Lastly, you can close Services window and check if the problem is fixed.

Method 4: Relaunch Google Chrome

This is one of the best simple methods to overcome DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN error on Chrome browser.

Step 1. First of all, you copy:


Step 2. Then you paste it into the address bar of Chrome browser and press Enter.
Step 3. Now click Reset all to default button (Right Side) and Relaunch Google Chrome.

Reset all to default