Fix ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED Google Chrome Issue

Fix ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED Google Chrome Issue: When you visit a website the first thing that a browser does is to contact DNS Server (Domain Name Server). The main function of DNS server is to resolve domain name from IP address of the website. When the DNS lookup fails the browser shows the error “Err Name Not Resolved.” Today we are going to learn how to troubleshoot this issue in order to gain access to the website.

Error 105 (net::ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED): The server could not be found.

Fix ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED Google Chrome Issue

Prerequisite:

  • Make sure you have clear your Browsers Caches and Cookies from your PC.
    clear browsing data in google chrome
  • Remove unnecessary Chrome extensions which might be causing this issue.
    delete unnecessary Chrome extensions
  • Proper connection is allowed to Chrome through Windows Firewall.
    make sure Google Chrome is allowed to access internet in firewall
  • Make sure you have a proper internet connection.

Fix ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED Google Chrome Issue

Make sure to create a restore point just in case something goes wrong.

Method 1: Clear Internal DNS Cache

1.Open Google Chrome and then go to Incognito Mode by pressing Ctrl+Shift+N.

2.Now type the following in the address bar and hit Enter:

chrome://net-internals/#dns

click clear host cache

3.Next, click Clear host cache and restart your browser.

Method 2: Flush DNS and Reset TCP/IP

1.Right-click on Windows Button and select “Command Prompt(Admin).

command prompt with admin rights

2.Now type the following command and press enter after each one:
(a) ipconfig /release
(b) ipconfig /flushdns
(c) ipconfig /renew

ipconfig settings

3.Again open Admin Command Prompt and type the following and hit enter after each one:

  • ipconfig /flushdns
  • nbtstat –r
  • netsh int ip reset
  • netsh winsock reset

resetting your TCP/IP and flushing your DNS.

4.Reboot to apply changes. Flushing DNS seems to Fix ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED Google Chrome Issue.

Method 3: Using Google DNS

1.Open Control Panel and click on Network and Internet.

2.Next, click Network and Sharing Center then click on Change adapter settings.

change adapter settings

3.Select your Wi-Fi then double click on it and select Properties.

Wifi properties

4.Now select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and click Properties.

Internet protocal version 4 (TCP IPv4)

5.Check mark “Use the following DNS server addresses” and type the following:

Preferred DNS server: 8.8.8.8
Alternate DNS server: 8.8.4.4

use the following DNS server addresses in IPv4 settings

6.Close everything and again check if the error is resolved or not.

Method 4: Run System File Checker (SFC) and Check Disk (CHKDSK)

1.Press Windows Key + X then click on Command Prompt(Admin).

command prompt with admin rights

2.Now type the following in the cmd and hit enter:

Sfc /scannow
sfc /scannow /offbootdir=c:\ /offwindir=c:\windows

SFC scan now command prompt

3.Wait for the above process to finish and once done restart your PC.

4.Next, run CHKDSK from here Fix File System Errors with Check Disk Utility(CHKDSK).

5.Let the above process complete and again reboot your PC to save changes.

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