Monday, July 4, 2022

How To Fix DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET Error?

‘This Webpage Is Not Available DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNETerror is found while you are trying to open a website using Google Chrome.

The problem is common and can be easily fixed following the processes given below.

How To Fix DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET Error On Google Chrome?

Now follow the solutions provided in this article to fix the error.

1) Flush DNS And Reset Network Configuration

Flushing DNS will clear the DNS records from the cache. So, if there is any corruption that caused DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET, then it will get fixed this way.

To do so, follow the steps described below:

  • Type CMD in the Search Menu and right-click on Command Prompt. Select to Run as administrator.

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  • Now, copy and paste the following commands in the elevated Command Prompt window. Press the Enter button after each command.
ipconfig /flushdns

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ipconfig /release

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ipconfig /renew

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netsh int ip reset

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netsh winsock reset 

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After running the commands check if this has solved the issue. Else follow the next solution.

2) Change DNS Server

If your DNS server is misconfigured, then also you can have DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET issue.

Change your DNS address and see if this can resolve the issue. Now follow these steps:

  • Click on the Start Menu and select Settings. Next click on Network & Internet option.

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  • Locate Change Adapter Options under Advanced network settings and click on it.

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  • Right-click on the Network Adapter you are using and open its Properties.

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  • Select Internet Protocol Version 4 [TCP/IPv4] and open its Properties.

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  • Set the Preferred DNS Server Address to 8.8.8.8 and Alternate DNS Server address to 8.8.4.4. Click on the OK button and save the changes.

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3) Update Network Drivers

Outdated network drivers can give you connectivity issues. Make sure your network drivers are up to date.

Update the network drivers and this should fix the compatibility or other hardware issues.

4) Clear Chrome Cache

While you visit different websites, Chrome saves the information from those websites in the cache and cookies.

If this cache and cookies become corrupted, then it might give you issues like Chrome DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET.

In this case, clear the Chrome cache and fix the problem. Follow the steps to do so:

  • From the top right corner of your Google Chrome page, click on the Menu icon (three dots).
  • Now select the More tools option and click on Clear browsing data.

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  • Select All Time from Time Range drop down menu. Then check the boxes for Cookies and other site data and Cached images and files.
  • Next click on the Clear data option. Chrome will initiate to clear the cache and cookies.

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5) Turn Off Windows Firewall Temporarily

Windows Firewall Protection may interfere, and cause DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET error.

So, disable Firewall and check if this can fix the problem.

Follow these steps to turn off Windows Defender Firewall:

  • Type Windows Defender Firewall in the Start Menu and select the first option.
  • Click on the Turn Windows Defender Firewall on or off option.

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  • Click on the button for Turn off Windows Defender Firewall (not recommended option) for both Private and Public network settings.

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Closing Up

If the solutions could fix DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET issue, then let us know by commenting in the reply section below.

Sanchita Das
Sanchita Das
Creative and focused. Always ready to learn new techniques and improvise accordingly. Loves to meet new challenges and explore new possibilities.

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