The DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN error is not uncommon if you’re a Chrome user.
We know this error can be pretty frustrating. Luckily, fixing it is not a difficult task

Anyone working regularly with WordPress will know that WordPress-specific errors are not uncommon.

One category of errors that you will likely come across are errors related to your internet connection and DNS. One of the most common errors experienced by Google Chrome users is the DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN error. While it may appear daunting, this is actually fairly easy to fix.

In this video, we will take a deep dive into What the DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN is and look at solutions with a step-by-step guide on how to solve it, which also works for other browsers.

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1:37 Release and Renew IP Address
3:18 Restart DNS Client Service
4:12 Change DNS Servers
5:47 Reset Chrome Flags
6:07 Disable VPN and Antivirus Temporarily
6:24 Check Your Local Hosts File
7:26 Check DNS of Your Domain
7:56 Restart Your Computer


Other useful DNS guides:

How to Fix DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN on Mobile (Android & iOS)

For more information on the DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN error:

Learn more about DNS is in this quick guide:

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