DNS Lookup Failed Error in Chrome

In this tutorial, you will learn how to fix DNS Lookup Failed Error in Chrome. Due to  This problem in Google Chrome when you try to visit a site by using your internet connection, you will get an error which says: The server at www.site.com can’t be found because the DNS lookup failed. Details are:

“The server at www.example.com can’t be found because the DNS lookup failed. DNS is the network service that translates a website’s name to its Internet address. This error is most often caused by having no connection to the Internet or a misconfigured network. It can also be caused by an unresponsive DNS server or a firewall preventing Google Chrome from accessing the network”

When your internet is not working properly or due to DNS server is no longer responding problem you will get DNS Lookup Failed Error in Chrome. Here is the simple and easiest method to fix DNS Lookup Failed Error in Chrome.

How to fix DNS Lookup Failed Error in Chrome


Step#1

Start Command prompt(CMD) as an administrator.

Step#2

Run the following commands one at a time:

ipconfig /release
ipconfig /all
ipconfig /flushdns
ipconfig /renew

netsh int ip set dns
netsh winsock reset

Restart your computer you will no longer get the error.

It is a common error is Google Chrome similar to DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN error and DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET it can be easily solved by following the above method.

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