How to Fix DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_BAD_CONFIG

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Have you ever experienced DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_BAD_CONFIG error in the browser such as Google Chrome, Firefox, IE, or else? This error happens to your browser because of DNS lookup fails to load the web page. Every version of Windows could be affected by this error. This is the mistake of the Internet connection and displayed on the browser. This Bad_Config error happens frequently.

When your computer affected by the error such as DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_BAD_CONFIG, you sure want to fix it soon. Before going to see the expert of computer, it is better for you to try fixing the error by yourself. There are some methods of fixing this kind of error that can you try.

The first method is resetting IP and DNS. In this method, you have to rely on clearing out the eternal catalog of IP addresses. please open up the Windows Command Prompt first by clicking the start button then type in CMD in the search box before hitting the Enter. Aside from that, you can get to CMD through “Accessories” selection on the list of programs. In the Command Prompt, please type the following codes one by one. The codes are netsh int ip reset, netsh winsock reset, ipconfig/flushdns, ipconfig/renew. Then, hit the Enter after each of them. If it is done, please restart your computer.

The second method is called DNS Settings. The address of DNS will be configured manually in this method. This method is quite easy for everyone. The first one, you have to click on the address of the “Network” icon. Then, click “Open Network and Sharing Center”. Next, click on Local area connections. Please click properties in this stage. There will be a new window up. there, you have to choose “Internet Protocol Version 4” and then hit “Properties”. After that, please click on “Use the following DNS Server Addresses” radio button. In the “Preferred DNS Server”, please check the box type 8.8.8.8 with the Alternate Server being 8.8.4.4. the last step is click on “Validate Settings Upon Exit”. Please put the checkmark on the box and then click OK.

The third one is known as disabling Firewall and Antivirus. The firewall or the package of the Virus protection is another thing that can be the cause of the chrome to lose itself. In case you ever receive the error after upgrading the virus package or you have made the changes to your Firewall, this one is the first one to look for the possible problem.

The fourth one is getting rid of Website Filters. If the special software blocks certain sites or filters them out that makes the members of the household cannot access the certain web pages, you can try this method. If your Chrome start sending the problem after the installation or making changes, please disable the software temporarily or uninstall it. After that, you have to check for the proper operation of your browser.

Other methods are called power cycling Hardware and miscellaneous fixes. Please go to the experts of computer if all of the methods are not enough for you.

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