DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_BAD_CONFIG bug in Google chrome, Firefox or any other browser. The error prevents access to websites like Facebook, Gmail and itself. This error in your browser indicates that DNS lookup failed to load the Web page for you.

it does not matter which version of Windows you use, this is an Internet connection failure and is displayed in the browser. This Bad_Config error is gaining popularity in recent years, as more and more people get it. But today we’ll show you 3 ways to fix error DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_BAD_CONFIG .



So this post will I share 3 different ways to solve this problem. After you surf Internet and open pages easily as before can. Following methods are sorted by Basic.

Method 1: release / renew IP address.

In this method you will release your IP address and then again to renew. If the problem with your IP address should they work method for you. Just follow the following simple steps.

Step 1: run open command prompt(cmd) by pressing combination of Windows key + R to open. Now type “ cmd ” and hit enter.

Alternatively button Windows + X , click command prompt ( A dmin) .

Step 2: now, your prompt is ready , ipconfig / release then hit enter.

Step 3: you play now in ipconfig / renew and press the Enter button. This will renew your IP address. Step 4:

Close the command prompt and open your favorite browser to check whether the problem is solved.

Method 2: flushing DNS.

in this method we will be flushing DNS resolve error code: DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_BAD_CONFIG. This is the problem in your DNS cache that is probably the most to solve problem. Following steps.

  • first all open command prompt.
  • no type in “ ipconfig / flushdns ” without the quotes and hit enter.
  • you can see, your DNS server Succuessfully flushed.
  • open your browser and see if the problem is still there or you have fixed it now.

ipconfig flush dns cmd

Instead of ipconfig / flushdns also “ netsh winsock reset catalog ” enter and see if that works. If this does not help, the next and final method pass.

Method 3: Optimize DNS settings.

if both of the above method didn’t help to resolve errors, DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_BAD_CONFIG then use this method. It requires that you tweaking in your DNS settings minor but in most cases this fixes the problem when it’s done right. Follow the steps described below.

  1. Right click on network icon in the taskbar, click open network and sharing Center .
  2. Now from the left pane to find, and then click change adapter settings. Opens network connections.
  3. Presented are, with a new window with all network connections, right click on the active connection and select properties from . Search now for Internet Protocol version 4 (TCP/IPv4) , double-click on it to open its properties
  4. In the Properties window click the following DNS server addresses and type use in in preferred DNS server and in alternate DNS server only as shown in the following image. Then click OK.

Tweaking DNS Settings

Now open your browser and you will see that you now successfully resolved have error code DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_BAD_CONFIG.