I know you love every bit of internet surfing, it soothes you, calms you, pretty much an addiction or it might actually help you in lot many ways. Internet for you might just be a second home. And Google Chrome, it’s the door to that Home. We all love Chrome as far as the browsing is concerned, thought lot many alternatives are available. And while surfing what if we get an error like dns_probe_finished_no_internet. Now that is frustrating as the website works quite fine in other browser but not on chrome. So the big question comes how to fix dns_probe_finished_no_internet error? Well do not worry, I am going to walk you through any and every possible solution.
But first let’s have a look at what might be causing it?
Causes of dns_probe_finished_no_internet Error in Google Chrome?
Well, this is pretty much sure and we all know that this error is seen majorly in Google Chrome, well not just Chrome you might find it in other browsers too, for ex in the latest Microsoft Edge. Now let’s have a look at probable causes for it, you know, it just might be the solution for you.
- As the error states, it might just be a simple DNS issue and can be solved using some quick steps in hardly 2 minutes.
- Browser might be compatible with the operating system you working upon.
- Some Router problem might be there, which can be solved by rebooting it.
- An unknown website filtering software might be installed.
- Some problem with your Firewall settings and Internet Security Settings.
Now enough of problems and causes, let us cut to the chase and find the solution for each one of them
Change DNS Setting for fix dns_probe_finished_no_internet error
Well if you are suffering from this problem, you should find yourself lucky as it is actually too easy to solve. All you need to do is, change the DNs to a preferred one or instantiate a public DNS. Now to change the DNS for dns_probe_finished_no_internet in Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10- you need to open your Network and Sharing Center. Now to open that might be different in every Windows OS. But you can find it up almost every time from your Windows Task Bar, and from there you can Open Network and Sharing Center.
Or you can simple visit, Control Panel and from there can click on Network and Sharing Center.
Once done, you will find the Local Area Network connected, click on it and you will find a sub-box getting opened.
Once opened, select ‘Internet Protocol Version 4’ and click on ‘Properties’. In the new window, you need to keep the IP settings intact, which states that it will obtain automatically. In the DNS section, select the radio button ‘Use the following DNS server addresses’ and in DNS server box type in 220.127.116.11 and in the alternate DNS server box type in 18.104.22.168.
Once you have typed it correctly, just check the box which states- Validate settings upon Exit and click Ok.
I am sure, following the above mentioned steps will actually help you get your DNS problem solved. But there is a problem that have come to our attention and that is the above DNS not working. Well if it doesn’t works, let me provide you some alternatives.
Public DNS Address to solve dns_probe_finished_no_internet Error
If the above mentioned step fails to acknowledge your problem then we have for you some of the most famous and best Public DNS addresses available, from the house of Google, Norton and Comodo security.
Comodo Secure DNS
We just solved the first problem, of DNS address changing. Now let’s switch to problem two.
dns_probe_finished_no_internet Error Fix due to Browser Problems
If this is the problem that might be causing your dns_probe_finished_no_internet, then the most basic and simple solution is uninstalling and re-installing the browser. Now if you are finding the process tedious, then you can do one thing and this clearing Cache.
To Clear Cache in Google Chrome.
On the top right corner click on Customize and control button and then open settings. Under privacy tab, click clear browsing data, and then clear the caches and the cookies. Close the browser and open it. This might solve your issue.
To Clear Cache in Firefox
Click on History from the setting tab that you find on Firefox. And then clear recent history. Later click details. Check Cookies and Cache from there and click on Clear now.
Rebooting Router to Solve DNS Probe Error in Chrome
Not that common, but this also can be a well verse of the issue of you getting a fix dns_probe_finished_no_internet error. All you need to do is, login to router access with the dedicated password. Default username and password being ‘admin’. Navigate to System tools and Reboot your Router.
Yeah it’s that easy. The access Settings URL is being given for 5 most common routers.
TP-link – http://192.168.0.1
Linksys – http://192.168.1.1
3Com – http://192.168.1.1
D-Link – http://192.168.0.1
Belkin – http://192.168.2.1
All you need to do is wait till the router is fully restarted and visit the desired webpage again.
Get rid of dns_probe_finished_no_internet Error Due to Firewall and Security settings
Well this can again be one of the most common issue which you might witness. Your internet security might be blocking some of the websites from getting opened so all you need to do is clear the restrictions out and you will be good to go.
Not just this, if there is some unwanted website filtering software installed you can actually uninstall it and can restart your computer to see what effect the softwares and settings possessed.
Bonus Tip to solve dns_probe_finished_no_internet Error using Command Prompt
Well if none of the above mentioned tips and tricks worked for you to get rid of dns_probe_finished_no_internet error. Here I am telling you one way that almost absolutely works every time. Want to know how?
Well it is simple too, and this method requires usage of Command Prompt and a little patience. So let’s get started, shall we.
Step 1: Open the Run Window. You can simply press Windows Key + R. The windows thus opened, you can type cmd in it.
Step 2: Copy the text written below or just type it and press enter.
netsh winsock reset
Step 3: Once pressed enter, close all the running windows and restart your computer. This might solve the issue.
Well you see, I used the word “might”. Yeah, if the above mentioned process didn’t solved the issue you can follow the following method, again with Command Prompt.
Step 1: Open Command Prompt as the mentioned above.
Step 2: Write ipconfig /release and press enter.
Step 3: Now type, ipconfig /renew and hit enter.
Once done with it. Open another Command Prompt window.
Step 4: Write ipconfig /flushdns and press enter.
Restart your computer and this will surely get your job done.
We know how important surfing and working on internet is, and if some hindrance comes, it is really devastating. And once such hindrance was this error. We hope that the above mentioned steps actually helped in solving your issue to fix dns_probe_finished_no_internet error. Write to us for any query, we will love to help.