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How to Fix DNS Lookup Failed In Google Chrome ?

DNS is the short form (Domain name server) that interprets a domain name into computer IP address. DNS lookup failed is a occurring problem in Chrome more particularly if we are having a broadband connection. This problem often occurs when your internet connection is not properly working or it could arise when the DNS server is no longer responding.However this article will provide the convenient ways to fix the DNS lookup failed problem in Windows operating system. 

How To Fix DNS Lookup Failed error?


Change the DNS Address

In most computers, DNS server addresses are obtained automatically. You need to change it and use open DNS. It’s recommended to use Google DNS. i.e 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 Or you can find the best DNS servers for your computer. Once you change the DNS server addresses, restart your computer. Clear cookies, Cache, Browsing History from your browser settings. Try to disable add-ons and see if its works. If you still get a problem try to use in private browsing.

  • Open Control Panel
  • Look for the Network Connections in the panel (Type ‘conn’ in the search box)
  • Browse the network connection that your device is using
  • In case if it is using “broadband” change it to “local area network“
  • If you are using “Wi-Fi” then select “Wi-Fi connection” and right click it to select ‘properties‘
  • Within the properties dialogue box select the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and further select properties from it


Flush DNS
  • Press Windows + R keys
  • Type cmd in the search box
  • Right click on cmd and run as administrator 
  • Open command prompt
  • Type ipconfig/flushdns and press enter

Clear Cache, Cookies

You should clear the cache, cookies, as well as the browsing history settings of your computer. 
  • Click on the Chrome Menu icon from the toolbar
  • Click on Settings. 
  • Scroll down and 
  • Click on Show Advanced Settings. 
  • From there click on Clear Browsing Data.

Update Chrome Browser

If you are done with above given all method and still you found dns lookup failed then now update your chrome browser.