Dns_probe_finished_nxdomain Windows 10

Dns_probe_finished_nxdomain windows 10 is a DNS error that prevents your system from resolving or translating the address.

Staff Asked on October 2, 2017 in Microsoft Windows.
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Solution 1. Clear Cache

Dns_probe_finished_nxdomain Windows 10 could be caused by a network or browser cache.  To delete a network cache, turn off your modem router including your PC for at least three minutes. Removing the power in both devices, it would clear any cache stored on its memory.  While for the browser.

  1. In Google Chrome address/search bar, type in chrome://settings/clearBrowserData.

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  2. In Clear the following items from, select the beginning of time.
  3. Check all checkbox below Clear the following items from.
  4. Then, click Clear Browsing Data.
Staff Answered on January 20, 2018.
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Solution 2. Reset Domain Name System (DNS)

Dns_probe_finished_nxdomain in Windows 10 could also be due to the DNS. Resetting the DNS may fix the problem. You could also manually change your DNS setting (see solution 3)

  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, turn off your computer and modem router for at least three minutes.
  6. Then, try again.
Staff Answered on January 20, 2018.
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Solution 3. Configure your DNS Address

Dns_probe_finished_nxdomain in Windows 10 could also be due to the DNS.  Configuring your DNS address might resolve the problem. If you do not have any available DNS to use, you may want to use Google public DNS which is 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4.

  1. Right-click the network icon from the taskbar 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 browsing again.
Staff Answered on January 20, 2018.
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Solution 4. Run Windows in a Clean boot

Dns_probe_finished_nxdomain in Windows 10 probably caused by a third-party software. A software that runs on start-up could be causing the problem, such as a proxy server, which may have configured your DNS. Running Windows 10 in a Clean boot will disable all third-party software and may fix the error. See the instructions below.

  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 browsing again.
Staff Answered on January 20, 2018.
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Solution 5. Reset experimental features to default

In Google Chrome has an experimental feature, if so happened it was enabled, it may also be causing the problem Dns_probe_finished_nxdomain. Setting it back to default may help remove the problem, see instruction below.

  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.
  5. Try browsing again.
Staff Answered on January 20, 2018.
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