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“DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN” error. It belongs exactly to the category of problems associated with access to the World Wide Web.

This is common, although not everyone knows what it is and how to deal with such problems. Facing the “DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN” error, you should find out why it appeared and what methods are there to solve it.

If you are looking for the solution to the DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN error then you have come to the right place to fix the DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN error on your web browsers with the various methods that I will provide below.

Hai friends, I recently wrote an article on How to fix the DNS_Probe_Finished_No_Internet error, after that, I thought about giving solutions to Fix DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN on different browsers on different devices.

If you are facing this problem, you can easily solve it after reading all the methods that I will give you below. This error also occurs due to DNS-related issues.

In fact, the last time I wrote an article on DNS_Probe_Finished_No_Internet I gave full details of what DNS is and what are the reasons behind DNS-related errors.

Note: In fact, this error mainly occurs when the web browser restricts access to the web page. This error mainly concerned the domain, that is to say the URL of this site. As I said earlier, this error was related to DNS which stands for Domain Name System.

I think you will also get this error at least once while using the internet connection. Most DNS-related errors occur when loading issues are occurring. So most of the time you will be faced with browser errors due to slow internet connections and sometimes you may get the errors due to software issues.

Do not talk about all these errors because these errors are very common problems when using the internet. Let’s read more to know the methods to fix the DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN error.



DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN error due to misconfiguration and issues with DNS. In fact, DNS works as a mediator between web servers and domain names. DNS helps you generate direct internet traffic by connecting domain names to real web servers. In fact, you can search for web pages in two ways, one by entering the domain name or URL and the second by simply entering the IP address of that particular domain.

Verify once by entering the above domain name and web address into your browser. Finally, you will be taken to the same page. So that means that in fact any web server running on two sources like example. com domain is a user-friendly request which translates it into a friendly server IP address for the computer – like This error occurs on different web browsers like Google Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Safari, etc.

DNS error messages on different browsers:

Actually, this error can vary in different browsers, you may not get the same error message all the time, this error message might change on different browsers. Depends on the browser you are using, the error message looks like below.

Note: Here in the pictures I will not disclose the URL I am using when receiving these error messages. Because this area is my personal brand area. Thank you for your understanding.

How to dns_probe_finished_nxdomain on Google Chrome:

Regarding Google Chrome, you will get the error message of type DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN. You will get the full error message as below

This site cannot be reached The domain.com server IP address could not be found


How to fix dns_probe_finished_nxdomain in Firefox:

You will have Hmm. We are having trouble finding this site. We cannot connect to the server on tutorielsgeek.com error message in Firefox browser.


Here in this article, I will show you different methods to fix DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN errors on Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and Safari on Windows or Mac PC / Laptop or Computers.

Method 1

Restart the DNS client service: These errors mostly occur due to DNS-related issues, so we need to fix all DNS-related settings.

I think DNS client service is only available on Windows so if you are a Windows user you can try restarting DNS client services to resolve or cache DNS domain names.

> Step 1) First of all, click on the Windows icon on your Windows which is located in the lower left corner.

Type run and click run

> Step 2) Now type run and click run to open the run command.

> Step 3) A command pop-up window will appear, type services.MSC and click OK.

Type services.MSC and click OK

> Step 4) Here when you click OK, you go to the Services section, where you can see different service icons, search for DNS clients.

> Step 5) If you find a DNS client, right-click on it and tap on the Restart option.

Click Restart DNS Client

Some people may face some issues with the Restart option like grayed-out restart option where you don’t have the option to click on it, then there is an alternative method for you.

net stop dnscache
net start dnscache

Type the DNS client restart commands

I think some Windows users may face the error pop-up window like the message below, it also depends on the version of Windows you are using. This will be the solution to the problem if it fails, follow the next solution method.

Read: dns server not responding

Method 2

Clean the cache by the commands: As the system will observe all the sites we have looked at. It contains all the cache or cookies that are not wanted for us.

By clearing the DNS cache, the problem of DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMINE will be resolved.  You should follow the instructions below to resolve the DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMINE issue.

  • Press the start key while clicking with the right mouse button.
  • Then press the run command option.
  • There you can look at a new window you have to enter “Ipconfig / flushdns” in the new window.
  • Press Enter key, then all cache will be cleared from the device.

This will be the next method to resolve the DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMINE error.

Method 3

Delete and adopt a new IP address: Not only the cache but there may also be some of the bad content that leads to DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMINE,

follow the commands below to remove this information from various sites.

To remove the current IP address, enter the following command to do so To view the full IP configuration of all adapters, enter as follows To adopt the new configuration parameters To reset the new IP address and restore Winsock the catalog

    • netsh int ip set dns
    • netsh Winsock reset

If all the above tasks are done then you need to restart the system which will be the best solution for the DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMINE problem. To have macOS remove and add a new IP address, follow the instructions

This is how the process of renewing the new IP address takes place under MacOS.

Method 4

Check the local host’s files: To be sure, look for the domain names of the local files available in the computer cards. When you search for the new site, DNS looks for the site to load it. If that fails, there is the DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMINE error.

Method 5

Reset Chrome flags: If you have had enough of all these methods and still have the same problem, there is a problem with Chrome settings,

then resetting these settings will be one of the solutions for DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMINE. For reset, follow the instructions below to reset the error.

Enter the text below in the address bar to access all experimental features

  • Chrome: // flags
  • There you will have all the power to access the experimental features of chrome
  • Then reset while clicking on the upper right corner.
  • Finally, close the browser and open it later

This will be the solution for the DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMINE problem

Note: While you have access to all experimental features, make sure that when changing which features will be if you change different apps, it may cause new issues and will never access the internet, make sure to use this method.

Method 6

Disable VPN and Antivirus: Some sites and apps will not be allowed when using the sub VPN as they intended or if they are accessible while in use, they need to know the user’s location.

And some of the devices may damage the devices, then not all of those sites are available when you turn on the antivirus for device security. Follow the instructions below

Maximum that will be the solution for the DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMINE error.

Method 7

If all the above methods fail, there may be a problem with the internet connection, you need to contact the internet provider and they will fix the problem. Make sure this issue is related to your connection itself. As following

  • Remove the plug from the socket on the system.
  • Leave the system for at least 40 seconds
  • Then place the plug in the socket.
  • And restart the system and check the problem solved.

Whether or not you need to contact the internet provider maybe there is a problem with him to provide internet.


DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMINE is the major error that occurs due to different reasons and each version has its own reasons and all reasons contain their own methods to fix the problem.

So please be patient until the solution is found or check my site for such problems. Not only this problem I have will provide all the solutions for all the issues related to all types of devices like Windows, iOS, and Android.

The only thing you need to do is drop your query in the comment box and I will surely provide the solution to any problem.

Thinking your problem was solved by the methods I mentioned above, all of these methods are explained and not just words, these are the real experiences in many cases. Hope you fixed the problem see you soon geeks in the next content bye.

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