Fix the error on DNS-PROBE-FINISHED-NXDOMAIN Google Chrome
When you try to log into a website, you get the DNS-PROBE-NXDOMAIN error.
It can be random too, sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t.
In this article, you’ll find explanations for solving the DNS-PROBE-NXDOMAIN error on Google Chrome.
Understanding the error
This DNS-PROBE-FINISHED-NXDOMAIN error is related to DNS resolution issues.
If you encounter the error on a particular site, it may come from the site domain that is no longer registered or problems on the site’s DNS servers.
When you log into a website, a DNS resolution takes place that allows by contacting a server to obtain from a literal address, the IP address of the server.
So if you log in to www.webmains.com, the query allows you to get the IP address of the www.webmains.com server so you can connect to it.
If DNS resolution is not possible, then no IP address and server connection is possible.
These DNS resolution problems can have multiple sources.
Fix Google Chrome’s DNS-PROBE-FINISHED-NXDOMAIN errors
Start by attempting an IP repair, so open the Windows command prompt as an administrator.
- On Windows 7:
Click on the Start Menu
Enter cmd in the search bar
Click right/run as an administrator on the cmd.exe icon
- On Windows 8:
Open a Windows admin command prompt with a right-click on the Start menu and then invite stakes (admin).
- On Windows 10:
Search the command prompt from Cortana, if you need help opening the Windows Command Prompt: How to open the command prompt on Windows 10
On the command prompt, copy/paste the following commands:
ipconfig /flushdns neth winsock reset netsh winhttp reset proxy netsh winhttp reset tracing neth winsock reset catalog netsh int ip reset all netsh int ipv4 reset catalog netsh int ipv6 reset catalog