How To Fix DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN Error

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    Are you trying to surf the internet using Google chrome or windows 10 and you keep getting the error report “DNS_Probe_Finished_NxDomain error”? Well, this connection error isn’t something entirely new. And although it can be quite frustrating to deal with many times, with a few technical twist you can kiss DNS_Probe_Finished_NxDomain chrome error goodbye. So, if you have been wondering how to deal with this annoying connection error, you’re welcome to read further as today’s article is written to exclusively guide you on how you can effectively fix this error report. So, without any further ado, here is how to fix DNS_Probe_Finished_NxDomain windows 10:

    Reset/ renew catalog and IP

    While there are quite a number of ways to fix DNS_Probe_Finished_NxDomain error, I have found this process really helpful in this regard. Interestingly, you don’t have to sweat it to reset/ renew catalog and IP, you only have to master a few command prompts to do this. So, let’s get this connection error fixed right away shall we? To begin;
    • Open command prompt by simply typing the code cmd on your windows search box
    • After this, right click on the option cmd.exe
    • Proceed further by clicking run as administrator.
    • Having done this, you can now type the following command code: netsh winsock reset
    • Finally click enter and then restart your computer to see if the problem is finally fixed.
    Reset Google chrome to default

    So, you tried the first method and it didn’t work for you? Well, why not give this second technique a chance. And guess what? It is absolutely easy to pull off. By resetting Google chrome to default, you would have effectively fixed the annoying DNS_Probe_Finished_NxDomain chrome error. How do you go about this? I’m glad you asked. Simply type in chrome://flags/ in the address bar of chrome and hit enter. Now, proceed by clicking on the “Reset all to default” button just by right and finally restart chrome. This should fix it.

    Manually update your DNS server

    Want to be able fix the DNS_Probe_Finished_NxDomain error when they pop up? Then manually updating your DNS server should be on your checklist. In fact, this procedure is renowned to be the most effective solution to fixing this issue. This isn’t surprising given the rate of success recorded by people who gave this procedure a try. So, let’s get to business shall we?
    • Proceed by clicking the network icon on the task bar
    • Then click on local area connection
    • Having done this, select properties from the bottom left corner
    • A new window then pops up. Now, choose internet protocol version 4 and hit properties.
    • Proceed further by clicking on the radio button and select “use the following DNS address”
    • Now, in the “preferred DNS server box” type in 8.8.8.8. We’re not done yet. Do the same in the alternate DNS server box, but this time type in 8.8.4.4
    • Finally, click on validate settings upon exit and hit ok. Now, check the website that is showing the error report. Fixed right?
    There you have it guys, that’s how to effectively fix DNS_Probe_Finished_NxDomain error. We hope this post has been quite helpful.
     

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