DNS Probe Finished No Internet Error Solved Easily: Like me, many users of Windows get frustrated when they encountered ‘DNS Probe Finished No Internet’ error when they try to connect to the internet and browse anything. Some tutorial available online but even after following the steps it did not actually solve my problem, however, after trying several methods to fix the issue, I found out that it was one kind of DNS server error from my end.
The problem that I faced was DNS issue and I fixed the Dns_Probe_Finished_No_Internet issue just by changing the automatically obtained DNS servers to Open DNS. However, different users may have different issues and you might have to try some other methods. Here I am listing all the fix provided by me and other experts to fix the error in your Windows 7, 8 and 10 computers.
How to Fix ‘DNS Probe Finished No Internet’ Issue
Solution 1: Change DNS Address to Open DNS
First time I got this issues, I solved this problem pretty easily. All I have done is changed my PCs automatically obtained DNS server addresses to Open DNS. Yours can do this by right click on your network icon from windows taskbar then click on ‘Network and Sharing Center’.
Next thing you need to do is search for ‘Local Area Connection’ and click on it, a new window will pop-up now you have to click on ‘Properties’. Here you have to select ‘Internet Protocol Version 4′ and hit ‘Properties’ again. When another window appears then select the radio button that says ‘Use the following DNS server addresses’ and then in the preferred DNS server box type in 188.8.131.52 and in the alternate DNS server box type in 184.108.40.206 and then check the box that says ‘Validate settings upon exit’ then click OK.
Solution 2: Reboot, Power Cycle Your Router
From the router settings, you need to reboot your router. Based on a different router, they have different URL you need to access your router settings with the URLs given below for various routers. The default username and password is: admin
- 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
- Netgear – http://192.168.0.1.
- Micromax – http://192.168.10.1
Once you get access, then navigate to System Tools > Reboot then click the reboot button.
Unplug it from the power source to power cycle your router and leave it for at least 5 minutes and then plug it in again. You need to wait until the router fully starts then try to load the webpage.
Solution 3: Release/Renew IP and Flush DNS
Sometimes your IP address is responsible for causing the connection issue and you can release the IP and renew it which might solve the problem. You can do this by starting the windows command prompt by typing cmd in windows search box and hitting enter. Here you should type in ipconfig /release and hit enter. Once done again type in ipconfig /renew and hit enter again.
Here it’s time to flush the DNS that could be a solution to your issue. You need to open up command prompt again and type in ipconfig /flushdns and hit enter. This is going to flush DNS cache in your computer.
Solution 4: Check Firewall and Internet Security Settings
Sometimes chances are that your internet security software or firewall may be blocking particular websites for security reasons. Make sure the check the internet security software settings and firewall and find out if they are causing the issue. Also, beware that you accidentally don’t visit a malicious website blocked by your firewall.
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