DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN is a common problem to many chrome users. Most of the time, it’s the browser error. Well there are other options too like IE or Mozilla.


But for those who love chrome, you all will have to make some efforts to fix this problem. 


So here are the steps to fix the Dnx_probe_finished_nxdomain problem in chrome.

There are two methods:

Flushing the DNS

  1. First one the Run dialogue box and type “cmd” in the dialogue box to open the command prompt window.
  2. Now type “netsh winsock reset catalog” in the cm window (without quotes) and hit enter.
  3. After the execution of the above command Reboot your PC and there should be no issues now.

Here’s another fix: Best FIX: MSVCP110.DLL is Missing

Changing DNS settings

  1. Open “Control Panel” and open “Network and Internet”.
  2. Now look for “network and sharing center” option and click on it (left click).
  3. On the right side of the “Network and sharing option” window clink on “Change adapter settings” link.
  4. A list of network adapters will appear, find your appropriate adapter and right click on it.
  5. After you right click on your specific adapter click on “Properties”.
  6. A new window of properties will open, search for “Internet protocol version 4 (TCP/IPv4)” option and open it.
  7. Another properties window will open; in this window you will access the settings for the internet protocol.
  8. Click “Use the following DNS server address:” and in the “Preferred DNS server” field put the following “”. And in the “Alternative DNS server” field put “”.
  9. Select the check box “Validate settings upon exit”, you’ll find this at the lower side of the screen then click “OK” and close the windows.

Also read: Fix “DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_BAD_CONFIG” in 7 Ways

These two methods will help you to fix the dnx_probe_finished_nxdomain problem for the chrome browser. If not then reinstall the browser on your computer and also keep your drivers up to date for no future problems.