What Is DNS_Probe_Finished_NxDomain


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DNS_Probe_Finished_NxDomain is a known error on the Google Chrome browser. You can have this error on DNS_Probe_Finished_NxDomain chrome and DNS_Probe_Finished_NxDomain windows. It might come on any of the systems including Linux, Mac OSX, Windows, 7, 8.1, and 10. It might appear on the Android phones where the Google Chrome is in use. If you are having this problem and find it difficult to fix, you can go through the following article for the easy fix.

The error is associated with DNS issue on the computer. In addition, you can have this problem when Google Chrome browser is experiencing difficulty in fixing the address of the website to its IP address. In this condition, if you try to open any website, you might get a DNS_Probe_Finished_NxDomain’ Error. You will find a message saying, this page is not available.

How to fix it

As mentioned earlier, it is associated with the DNS issue. Your network adapter, either wired or wireless is trying to fix the DNS requests. The issue might be with the IP stack of the computer. You can also have some issues on the DNS cache on the router. Now follow the step by instructions to fix it.

Step 1
Restart the PC. It might help to fix the issue that your network adapter is having. If it does not help, reboot it once again.

Step 2
Restart the router. In many cases, the router acts as the DNS server proxy. It forwards DNS requests to your internet service DNS server. If your router gets stuck to process the requests from the browser, it will show DNS_Probe_Finished_NxDomain error. Rebooting might help to resolve this issue.

Step 3
Without releasing and renewing the IP and flushing DNS to clear that cache, you can just reset the Winsock on the Windows 8.1 and 10. You just need to unlock the command prompt as Administrator and the type the netsh Winsock reset catalog and enter. Now you can reboot your computer to see the result.

Step 4
If it does not resolve the issues, then there is something wrong with your DNS setting on your network adapter. Either ISP given DNS server or your internet router is facing some problem. In this condition, you can set the open DNS server manually on your network adapter that is connected to your computer. For the wireless users, you can simply change the LAN adapter or wireless adapter for the Ethernet wire internet.

For this, you just need to open the network connection from your control panel. You need to visit the network sharing center. You can right click on your wireless adapter and then select the properties. Then you need to set the open DNS address manually. You are done.

With these simple steps, you can fix the DNS_Probe_Finished_NxDomain error. It will start working perfectly fine. If none of these works, you can consider uninstalling and reinstalling your network adapter from your device manager. It can fix IP stack problems on the computer. If you want, you can also update the driver of the network adapters. You can update your Google Chrome browser or Windows OS. You will get the same result. If the internet is coming on other browsers, then you can reset the chrome to defaults.