Here is how to  fix “DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_BAD_CONFIG” ….



Hi friends, you might have seen DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_BAD_CONFIG error while browsing. this error Stops you from accessing your favorites Web Pages. This Error in your Browser Points out that DNS lookup Failed while loading the webpage for you.

If someone says that  you are using old version of windows and that is why this error comes to you, then he is wrong because This is a Internet Connection Error and is displayed in Browser. This Bad_Config Error is gaining Popularity in recent times as more and more people are getting it.

So let’s try few methods to fix this error:


A: Release/Renew Ip Address.

1:  Open Command Prompt(cmd) use Windows key + R to open run. and type in “cmd” and Hit Enter.

2: Now Type in ipconfig /release then press enter.

3:  Now again type in ipconfig /renew and hit enter. It will Renew your IP address.

Now open browser and launch a website to check .


B : Flushing DNS.


In This Method We will Be Flushing DNS to Solve Error Code: DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_BAD_CONFIG. This will Most Probably Solve the issue if the Problem is in your DNS Cache. Follow below Steps.

  • First of all Open Command prompt.
  • No type in “ipconfig /flushdns” without Quotes and hit Enter.
  • You can see your dns is succuessfully Flushed.
  • Open your Browser and see if the issue is still there or you have now fixed it.


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