Do you keep running into a “DNS_probe_finished_no_internet” error while loading web pages in the Google Chrome browser on your Windows desktop? This article will show you how we can fix it.
“DNS_probe_finished_no_internet” in Chrome is a cryptic error message that doesn’t relay much, but the underlying issue is typically a problem with the DNS (Domain Name System) for your internet connection. Continue reading to find out how you can fix this issue in Windows 10 (or 11.
Make sure you have an internet connection
You can check if the same error happens in Microsoft Edge, or any other web browser.
You can also check out other applications for internet connectivity, such Microsoft Store.
You can connect another device to the wireless network, like your phone or tablet. Then check whether you are able to access the internet.
Try restarting the router if you notice that your internet is down. If this doesn’t work, Soft-reset your modem or router You can also contact your internet service provider (ISP).
If you are only experiencing the problem with Google Chrome or Windows, then proceed to the next steps.
The Built-In Network Troubleshooters can be used
Windows includes several automatic network troubleshooters that are capable of performing diagnostics and fixings. You can find them here:
Press Windows + S Windows Search will open. Then, type troubleshoot settings, Open.
Select Additional/Other troubleshooters.
Select Internet Connections >Run the troubleshooter Follow all instructions on the screen. Then scroll to the bottom and click “Run this program” Incoming Connections and Network Adapter troubleshooters.
Note: Something else When it asks for a problem, select one. Then, select Chrome.exe The following are the C: >> Program Files >>Google >> Chrome >>Application directory.
Deactivate Third-Party Antivirus Programs
If you have a third-party antivirus application on your computer, briefly disable it and check if that makes the “DNS_probe_finished_no_internet” error go away. Chrome should be added as an exception in the firewall’s or permit list of Chrome. Check its documentation and online FAQ for more details.
The DNS Client Service can be refreshed
Windows utilizes a background program called “DNS Client”, to manage DNS activity. As a quick solution to DNS-related problems, you can refresh it.
Right-click the Start button Choose and Run.
Type services.msc Choose and OK.
Right-click DNS Client Choose and Refresh.
Reboot Windows PC
It is easy to fix network problems that prevent Chrome or other apps connecting to the Internet by restarting your computer. Open the following link if you don’t have it already Start menuand select Power > Restart.
Google DNS is now available
If the “DNS_probe_finished_no_internet” error in Google Chrome persists, try changing the DNS servers for your internet connection. Many connectivity issues can usually be resolved by changing from the default DNS settings of your ISP to Google Public DNS. You can do this by following these steps:
Right-click the Start button Choose and Network Connections.
Select Properties Next to an active Wi-Fi connection or Ethernet connection.
Select Edit under IP settings.
Set Edit IP settings to Manual Turn on the switch and follow these steps IPv4 (Internet Protocol Version 4).
The following DNS server addresses can be added to the Preferred DNSServer and Alternate DNSServer fields:
Right-click the Start button Choose and Run. cmd Use the press Ctrl + Shift + Enter You can open an elevated Command Prompt windows.
To flush your DNS cache, run the following commands:
These commands will allow you to renew or release your computer’s IP address:
Enter the path below into the search box of a new Chrome Tab and hit the “Enter” button Enter: :
Select Clear host cache.
Re-open Google Chrome after you quit.
Click on the button to open a new Chrome tab Ctrl + Shift + Delete Please load Clear browsing data pop-up.
Set Time range to All Time Make sure to check out the boxes below Cookies and other site data and Cached images and files. Browsing HistoryYou can delete your browsing history if you don’t wish to.
Select Clear data.
Click the button below to open a new Chrome tab. Type in the following and hit “OK” Enter: :
Select Restore settings to their original defaults.
Select Reset settings to confirm.
Open an elevated Command Prompt console.
To reset your TCP/IP stack, run the following command:
For the Winsock Catalog to be reset, follow the instructions below:
Close the Command Prompt console.
You can restart your computer.
Right-click the Start button and select Device Manager.
Expand Network adapters Make sure to double-click on the network adapter of your computer.