Fix dns_probe_finished_nxdomain Error in Google Chrome

by Praneeth Karnena 0

Fix dns_probe_finished_nxdomain

dns_probe_finished_nxdomain is quite a common problem in Google Chrome web browser. It’s really simple and easy to fix it. This was once a bug in the Chrome browser, Google was notified of it and it was fixed. dns_probe_finished_nxdomain is no more a bug now, it’s caused due to dns resolution problem. The Mountain View headquartered company has released many documentations pertaining to the error, but they were too technical and difficult to understand. This error only occurs in Google Chrome browser. 

 

Fix dns_probe_finished_nxdomain
Fix dns_probe_finished_nxdomain

 

This error or problem is due to DNS resolution problem. DNS stands for Domain Name Server. Every website has a IP Address, the DNS coverts the domain name like dustmoon.com into it’s respective IP Address. So if there is a DNS resolution problem, the domain name will not be converted into it’s respective IP Address resulting in the error, dns_probe_finished_nxdomain . Making sure that the DNS is configured correctly is the only way to escape from this problem. 

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Resolving this error:

Method #1:

  • Changing the DNS: Navigate to Control Panel > Network and Internet > Networking and Sharing Center > Click on your Internet Connection with problem. (Check the screenshot below)

 

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Local Area Connection
Local Area Connection

 

Local Area Connection Properties
Local Area Connection Properties

 

  • Now click on Internet Protocol Version 4 and tap on Properties.

 

IPv4 Properties
IPv4 Properties

 

  • Now change your DNS Server to Google DNS Servers, 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4  and tap Ok

 

Changing DNS Server
Changing DNS Server

This method would probably fix dns_probe_finished_nxdomain  error. If it still exists, move to method #2.

 

Method #2:

  • Open Command Prompt and type the below commands and press Enter after typing each command:

ipconfig /all

ipconfig /flushnds

ipconfig /release

ipconfig /renew

ipconfig /flushdns

Flushing DNS Resolver Cache
Flushing DNS Resolver Cache

 

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Now restart your computer and try accessing www.dustmoon.com .

Method #3:

Reset your Google Chrome browser:

  • Click on Customize and Control Google Chrome icon at the top right of your Google Chrome and choose settings.
  • Scroll down to the extreme bottom and click on Show advanced settings..
  • Scroll down to extreme bottom and choose Reset settings.
  • Now restart your computer and try accessing www.dustmoon.com .

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