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Solved: Dns_Probe_Finished_No_Internet (4 Easy Ways)

I assume Dns_Probe_Finished_No_Internet is the error which has brought you here and you want to fix this issue as soon as possible to enjoy the internet again Right?

If you have got this error message in your Google Chrome browser, you don’t need to panic at all because there are simple and easy ways to fix this issue. I won’t be wasting your time much because I know you are in a hurry, So let’s get this started.

These 4 methods work perfectly in Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1 and Windows 7.

How to Fix Dns_Probe_Finished_No_Internet

Fix dns_probe_finished_no_internet

 1. Check Your Internet connectivity:

This might seem silly to you but sometimes silly things cause some big issues. If you have connected the internet via ethernet, then check your ISP or contact them directly to know the status of your internet connection. If the IPS is working properly, restarting your computer may help the connection to get back online.

If you are using a WiFi router, then turn off both modem and router for 5-10 minutes and restart it again. I have followed this method many times and got success if the problem is coming from a router.

If the problem is solved by following this method, then Congratulations. You can close this page now and enjoy your internet. If not, then the remaining 3 methods will surely help you.

2. Use Commands Prompt to solve the error:

This is another solution to fix Dns_Probe_Finished_No_Internet error. Just follow the below instructions.

1. Click the “Windows key” and type “CMD”.

Now right click that option and select “Run as administrator”.

Now type the following line or you can copy/ paste it.

ipcong /release

ipconfig /all

ipconfig /flushdns

ipconfig /renew

netsh int ip set dns

netsh winsock reset

And that’s it. Now restart your computer and enjoy.

Still, If the same problem occurs, then follow the next method.

3. Change TCP/IPv4 DNS Address

First, open the Network Settings by clicking the right button just below the Windows icon.



Now click on the WiFi option and select properties.


Now look for the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and click on the “Properties”.

After that select “Use the following DNS server address” and enter the below values.

In preferred DNS server: 8:8:8:8

In Alternate DNS server: 8:8:4:4

TCP /IPv4 configuations

Select “Validate settings upon exit” and choose OK.

Note: You should enter 1 number per box and you shouldn’t enter more than 1.

I hope the dns_probe_finished_no_internet error has solved till now.

4. Update Wireless Driver

If you are using WiFi for the first time on your PC or you have installed a fresh Windows OS on your computer, then chances are there might be some outdated wireless driver. This is a common problem and most people still don’t know yet.

You need to connect the Internet to your PC using any other source such as USB tethering or ethernet to solve this error.

Here’s how to update the wireless driver

1. Press Win+R, type devmgmt.msc and hit enter.

2. Now right-click on the “Wireless adapter” option.


Now click on “Update driver” and select “Search automatically for updated driver software” and wait for few seconds.

Windows will automatically search and install the latest wireless driver in your PC.

That’s it.

Restart your computer and enjoy the Internet.


From my own experience, I have faced this issue many times and I have followed the above methods to solve the Dns_Probe_Finished_No_Internet error. I hope this post would have helped you to solve this issue and If it did, let me know via comments which method worked for you.

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