Windows check a Microsoft site for connectivity, using the Network Connectivity Status Indicator site. NCSI performs a
DNS lookup on
www.msftncsi.com and sends a DNS lookup request for
You can block this probe by adding the content of the
data/<type>/extra.txt hosts file.
But you will have a "No Internet access" warning in your system tray.
To solve this issue you can use the Debian NCSI through
NCSI > Apply Debian NCSI:
Then you can test your internet connection the Microsoft way:
Created: 2020-08-14 00:18:56