For Chrome users dns_probe_finished_nxdomain or dns probe finished nxdomain is a common error that occurs due to many reasons. If you are a Chrome user, it is not a big deal to face this issue because it is very common and can be easily fixed too.
Recently I have been facing the same problem, and this made me explore the problem and came out finally with some solutions which you can also use in order to solve the problem on your PC or Laptop.
So, without further talking let me show you some easy ways to solve this problem. You should check out this copy of windows is not genuine error fix.
Dns_probe_finished_nxdomain: How to fix it the easy way?
This issue can be fixed in some ways, and I have come up with top the top three ways by which you can solve it on your own. The three ways are as follows:
- Using Command Prompt or CMD
- Change DNS Address
- Reset the Flag Settings
So, let me now show you how to follow these steps one by one.
Using Command Prompt or CMD
Just follow the steps one by one to use the command prompt.
Just open CMD or Command Prompt by typing CMD in the Windows search box.
Now run these following commands given below one by one wait for the results:
netsh int ip set dns
netsh winsock reset
Once you have finished doing that, restart your machine and see if the problem persists or not. If it doesn’t then you have successfully solved the issue and if not you can move to the next step and see if you can solve it or not.
Change DNS Address
To change DNS address just follow the steps given below.
Click open the Open the “Network and Sharing Center” by right-clicking on the Network icon
Click on “Change adapter settings” which is available at the top left side.
Next right click on the active Network Connection, for example, Ethernet, LAN, WiFi, etc. and click open properties.
Select Internet Protocol Version4 (TCP/IPv4) and again click open properties.
Now click Use the following DNS server addresses: and put server addresses given below and then just click OK.
- Preferred DNS Server: 188.8.131.52
- Alternate DNS Server: 184.108.40.206
Reset the Flag Settings
If the above-given steps do not work, I suggest you reset the Flag Settings on your browser. To do that just follow the following steps.
The first step is to type “chrome://flags/” in the address bar. After typing the command press “Enter” button.
Once you have done the above step, click “Reset all to default” button (Right Side) and now once again relaunch your Google Chrome browser.
That’s all, and I am sure this step will solve your dns_probe_finished_nxdomain issue. It has worked for me, and I believe it will work for you too.
So, these are the steps to follow in order to solve the dns_probe_finished_nxdomain on your Chrome browser. It solved the similar issue in my chrome browser, and I am sure it will work for you too.
It is a very common error for Chrome users, so you don’t need to worry much. Moreover, all the steps above will easily solve the problem, and if you face further problem regarding this error you can leave a comment below, and I will surely try to find out more alternative ways to solve the dns_probe_finished_nxdomain issue for you.