Dns_probe_finished_nxdomain error

Dns_probe_finished_nxdomain error happens when the user gets while browsing the internet through Google Chrome.

Staff Asked on September 11, 2017 in Microsoft Windows.
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5 Solution(s)

Solution 1. Reset all to default

  1. Open a new tab in Chrome.
  2. Type in chrome://flags/ into the address bar.

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  3. Click Reset all to default.
  4. Close or restart Google Chrome.
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Solution 2. Flush and renew DNS

  1. Right-click Windows Start and select Command Prompt (admin).

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  2. Type in ipconfig /flushdns and press Enter.
  3. Type in ipconfig /renew and press Enter.
  4. Type in ipconfig /registerdns and press Enter.
  5. Then restart your computer and try again.
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Solution 3. Change DNS Address

  1. Right-click the network icon from the task bar and select Open Network and Sharing Center.

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  2. Click Change adapter settings.
  3. Select the network icon you are using, then right-click and select Properties.
  4. Select Internet Protocol Version 4 and click Properties.
  5. Enable Use the following DNS server addresses.
  6. Input 8.8.8.8 for the Preferred DNS server.
  7. Input 8.8.4.4 for the Preferred DNS server.
  8. Enable Validate settings upon exit.
  9. Then press OK and restart your computer.
  10. Try using Chrome again.
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Solution 4. Run Windows in a Clean boot.

  1. Click Windows Start, type in msconfig and then press Enter.

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  2. At the General tab, select Selective Startup.
  3. Uncheck the Load startup items.
  4. Go to services tab, check Hide all Mircosoft services and then click Disable all.
  5. Click Apply, then click OK and click Restart.
  6. Try using Chrome again.
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Solution 5: Check your router and modem

Power cycle the router and the modem

  1. Turn off both devices.
  2. Unplug the power adapter for both your modem and router for 30 seconds.
  3. Plug in the power adapter and try Netflix again.

Reset Router by pressing the reset button and then try to connect to the internet. 

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Connect your device directly to your modem

  1. Unplug the power adapter of your modem for 30 seconds.
  2. Plug in the power adapter.
  3. Connect the Ethernet cable to the modem or connect directly using Wifi.
  4. Wifi: Check if you have a good signal. If not, transfer the device or the modem/router near to each other.
  5. Ethernet cable: Check if the cable is in good condition. Test by using a spare or borrow an Ethernet cable.
  6. Try using Chrome again.

NOTE: If all of the above did not work, call your Internet service provider. They might be the cause of the problem or the modem they provided is broken.

Staff Answered on September 11, 2017.
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