Chrome DNS probe completed but no Internet connection was found

Recently, though, I’ve been met with the message “DNS Probe Finished No Internet”. Whenever I attempt an online search. There wasn’t a tonne of help available online. But after a few failed attempts at a solution. I figured out that I had made a mistake in configuring my DNS server.

For me, the issue was with the DNS servers. So I switched the ones that were automatically gathered to open DNS. Once the DNS probe concluded with an incorrect configuration. There is always the chance that things may change and that further measures will need to be taken. For this reason, I will provide a comprehensive list of recommendations for your computers running Windows 7, 8, or 10.

Where can I find a solution to the DNS PROBE FINISHED NO INTERNET error on Windows 10/8/7/XP?

Depending on your operating system, you may have to do a few more steps. If you are using a router to access the internet. Please remember to make a backup of our real settings before continuing.

Solution 1: Using the Command Prompt

It only takes a command line to fix the problem.

  • To begin, launch the PC command prompt by entering cmd into a search box and hitting enter. Enter “cmd” and hit the Enter key.
  • Alternatively, you can press the “Windows Key + R” quick-access key combination. Once the command prompt is open. The following code can be pasted in manually or executed automatically.
  • Just type “netsh winsock reset” at the prompt.
  • To restart your computer immediately, press Enter. Hopefully, it will solve the issue.
  • You should also check your IP address as it may be the source of the link problem. If the previous section command prompt does not fix the issue.
  • Restart the command prompt, then in ipconfig, type /release and click Enter.
  • Repeatedly hit the enter key after typing ipconfig /renew.
  • A possible fix is what we’re doing right now: clearing the DNS. It is recommended to restart the command prompt and then perform ipconfig /flushdns.
  • After executing the preceding commands, please restart your computer.

Solution 2: You can switch to using Open DNS as your domain name server.

In my case, it was a successful solution. When I change DNS servers on my PC, Open DNS takes care of it automatically for me.

  • Launch the Windows Network and Share Center by right-clicking the network icon in the taskbar.
  • Then, in the new window that opens, select “Properties” after clicking the “Local Area Connection” button.
  • After that, go to “Properties” and pick “IPv4 Internet Protocol.”
  • When prompted, choose the radio option labeled “Use the following server addresses”. Type into the “Preferred DNS server” box and “” into the “Alternative DNS server” box, and then click OK.

By doing so, your computers’ DNS settings will be updated to use Open DNS. One of the most dependable free DNS servers. If you’d like, you can select one of the other public free DNS servers from the list below. Checkout to learn more in detail about DNS. Please reload the offending sites to see if the problem still exists. Solution 3 should be used instead if this form is not used.

Solution 3: Delete all browser history and files and reinstall the program

Purge the cache in Chrome 

If you want to delete the caches in Google Chrome. Go to the browser’s Settings by clicking the Configure and Verify button in the upper right. Select the Show More Settings button and then scroll to the bottom. In the area devoted to personal information, select the option to Clear Browsing Data. After choosing Clear Browser Data, you may view cookies. Other site data, and plugin information by checking the Cached Images and Data box in the new tab.

Deleting Firefox’s Cache

To erase all recent cached data in Mozilla Firefox, choose History and click the Clear button. If you’re interested, follow the link for further reading. Select the Clear now button once you have looked at the cookies and cache.

If that doesn’t work, you may always try reinstalling the browser and seeing if it helps. Another option is to switch to a browser you haven’t used before. In the same way as Opera or Safari would.

Solution 4: Restart, Reset, or Alter Router/Modem Settings

Put your router back to its factory defaults and try again. To change the configuration of your router, visit the appropriate URL below. The default login credentials are: admin

  • IP Address: (TP-link).
  • You can access the Linksys setup page at
  • You may access 3Com via
  • A D-Link router may be found at
  • Link:
  • Check out Netgear at
  • The Micromax IP address is

Login to System Tools, then select Reboot. In other words, you’ll have to boot up.

Power cycle your routers by unplugging it and leaving it for at least five minutes before plugging it back in. Don’t bother trying to load the page until the router has finished booting up completely.

Solution 5: Double-Check Your Internet and Firewall Settings

For further safety, you may prevent access to certain sites. By blocking them in your firewall or other internet security software. Verify the firewalls and internet security software settings. And see whether those are the root of the issue. Watch out that your firewall doesn’t accidentally thwart your malicious website.


I’m crossing my fingers that DNS Probe Finished can be fixed with the preceding suggestions. There is no DNS test error on the Internet. If you have already tried the above suggestions and are looking for more help. Please leave a comment down, and I will do my best to respond with other ideas.

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