Google Chrome users might be facing many Errors but this is one of the commonest Errors which many Chrome users have faced while opening a particular website. The Error which we are talking about is DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN Error which can be seen while opening only a particular website and all other websites open without any problem. And the same website can be opened in other browsers like IE, Firefox, Opera etc.
This Error is caused mainly because the DNS lookup fails when you try to access the particular Webpage.
Fix Error DNS-Probe-Finished-NxDomain in Google Chrome:
We can try to first Flush DNS and see if the Error is fixed, this was used to solve this Error which worked for many users.
Step 1: Click on the Windows Key + R which will open the Run dialogue box in your Windows laptop or system
Step 2: Now type in the text “CMD” and press enter which will open the Command Prompt box
(Or) You can even open the Command prompt box by pressing Windows key + X and click on Command Prompt Admin
Step 3: In Command Prompt you have to type in this text “netsh winsock reset catalog” and press Enter
Step 4: After the Command is executed in your Laptop or PC, Reboot or Reset your Laptop or PC
Step 5: Now launch Google Chrome and try to open the same website in which you faced the Error and now you will be able to launch the website without facing any Errors.
If you are still facing the same Error then follow the next Method which will surely let you solve this Error.
Solve this Error by Changing DNS settings:
This method will fix this error by changing the DNS settings which will change the DNS lookup.
Step 1: You can find the Network icon in your Taskbar in Windows 7 or earlier and you find these by clicking on the Network icon and Connection settings
Step 2: In the Network Icon box on the left Pane, click on the Change Adapter Settings
Step 3: Here you will find the Network Connections box here find the active connection and Right click on the active one which is the connection providing internet either LAN or Wireless Connection. After Right Click from the options available click on Properties, here you will find another box with DNS settings in it.
Step 4: In this window click on Internet Protocol Version 4 or TCP/IPv4 here in the new window click on Properties button.
Step 5: Here you will find the DNS server settings, you will find the Preferred DNS server and Alternate DNS server settings under Use the following DNs server addresses.
Step 6: Enter the following values in the Preferred DNS server: 188.8.131.52 and for Alternate DNS server: 184.108.40.206.
Step 7: Click on “OK” after entering the settings and check in Google chrome by opening the page or website which was showing this Error.