The Best Fix “Err Name Not Resolved” error in Windows

I think this is one of the useful posts that I have written, Because if you say to use your system, Internet seems to be a irresistible part of your computer. When I find this error “Err Name Not Resolved”, I feel that my whole day is wasted. I can’t bare with it, I may go nuts or may be affected by some mania for this problem or maybe I am overreacting for this problem. But we need the help of internet for all our works like mailing, chatting etc. So ultimately guys today in this post, I am going to help you to get rid of this “Err Name Not Resolved”. Check it out guys…

Err Name Not Resolved

“Err Name Not Resolved”

As soon as you enter into the web browser, your browser goes in connection with the DNS server. If DNS server encounters any problem in resolving any website name. Then it throws you “Err Name Not Resolved” in the browser. So there we have the reason for this problem. Now it’s time to know the solution for this problem.


First let us start from browser, if you have so much undeleted cookies, then it may the reason for this trouble. So try deleting all cookies with history by following the below steps.

Step 1: In the Chrome browser click Customize and Control Google Chrome icon and select History tab select the tab Clear Browsing data or pate this URL in your chrome browser chrome://settings/clearBrowserData.

Step 2: Select Cookies from the given option.

Step 3: Now click Clear Browsing data button.

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Now try accessing the browser, you will surely get easy access to the internet. I not so, then skip to next solution.


If the browser technique failed to work then let us make another one technique. Come out of the browser, And move to Control Panel, follow the below steps.

Step 1: Navigate to Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network Connections.

Step 2: Double click on the Network Connection system and you will be prompted for Local Area Connection Properties.

Step 3: Change the DNS server address, to the Google DNS Server address.

Step 4: Select the radio button Use the following DNS server address the following address.

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   Now it can make the internet to work well. Try it. If it fails then skip to the next solution.


If the Google DNS server doesn’t helped you then we can try some other tricks in the command prompt. We can try flushing the DNS server to resolve this problem. Follow the below steps to get rid of this problem.

Step 1: Now press Winkey+R and type cmd or press start button and type as cmd.

Step 2: You will be taken to command prompt window, in that type as ipconfig/flushdns and press.

Step 3: After that type ipconfig/renew and press enter.

Step 4: Finally type the command, ipconfig/registerdns and press enter.

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That’s it. Now you have flushed DNs server’s cache and you will have smooth access to the internet now.

If this solution also disappointed you then worry not, go for the next solution.


If all the above solutions get failed, then we can check the hardware for this problem. Check the status of your router.

Step 1: Unplug the router and keep it idle for a minute.

Step 2: Mean while, try to shutdown your system too.

Step 3: After a while, try to switch ON both system and the router .

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Now try accessing the internet, it may work now very well. Because some times, router may cause these kind of problems.


If the above solution failed to work for you. Here i have collective of small changes that can make your system to get connected to the internet.

Tip 1: Sometimes Fire Wall may cause all these kind of problems, so check once or twice that your firewall is not blocking the internet connection.

Tip 2: If you have any web site filtering software means try uninstalling them, they may also cause these kind of problems.

Tip 3: If still the problem persists, then switch to Safe mode and connect to internet, this may help you to get the internet access.If this also doesn’t work check whether your data plans have expired 😉 ( I am just kidding, because this happened to me.).

To be serious, if this problem still persists then you should contact help or service center to get rid of this problem. I made my well known methods to get rid of this “Err Name Not Resolved” error. If you have any other alternatives that can quickly help you to get rid of this error then please let us know. And also if you have any comments regarding this article then please comment about it in the comment section, we are happy to hear it. Good luck guys…

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