When you use Google Chrome, you must have faced ‘This site can’t be reached error‘ but you didn’t have any solution how to fix it? You don’t worry I will help you to fix this issue easily. The reason of this error is that DNS lookup failed so the webpage is not available. When you try to open websites or pages, you received the error and it says Error code:
This site can’t be reached
www.microsoft.com unexpectedly closed the connectin
Checking the connectin
Checking the proxy and the firewall
Running Windows Network Diagnostics
In the article below, I will guide you 7 ways to fix the error “Can’t access this site” (This site can’t be reached) on the Chrome browser.
Method 1: You try resetting TCP/IP to fix “This site can’t be reached”
1.You right click on Windows Button and you select “Command Prompt(Admin).”
Or you press Windows + X, then you click Command Prompt (Admin).
2.Now you type the following command and press enter after each one:
- ipconfig /release
- ipconfig /all
- ipconfig /flushdns
- ipconfig /renew
- netsh int ip set dns
- netsh winsock reset
3.You Reboot to apply changes.
4. You go and check again website you want to visit.
Method 2: You restart DNS client to fix “This site can’t be reached”
1.You press Windows Key + R then you type “services.msc” and hit enter to open Services window.
2.Then you scroll down till you find “DNS Client” (Press D to easily find it).
3.You right-click on DNS Client and select Restart.
4.Now the DNS client will restart, you go and check again website you want to visit.
Method 3: You change IPv4 DNS Address to fix “This site can’t be reached”
1.You right-click on the Network icon in the system tray and youclick on “Open Network and Sharing Center.”
2.You click on your active Network Connection and then you click Properties.
3.Inside the Wi-Fi Properties windows youselect “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IP)” then you click Properties.
4.You checkmark on “Use the following DNS server addresses.”
5.You type the following address in the Preferred DNS server and Alternate DNS server:
6.You checkmark on “Validate settings upon exit” then click OK and you click Close.
7. You go and check again website you want to visit.
Method 4: You run Network Troubleshooter to fix “This site can’t be reached”
1.You press Windows Key + R then you type ncpa.cpl and hit Enter to open Network Connections.
2.You right-click on your Wifi Connection and you select Diagnose.
3.You let the Network Troubleshooter run and it will give you the following error message: DHCP is not enabled for “Wireless Network Connection”.
4.Now you click on Next in order to fix the issues. You also click on “Try This Repairs as an Administrator“.
5.On the next prompt, you click Apply this Fix.
6.You reboot your PC to save changes and see if you’re able to Fix This site can’t be reached error in Google Chrome.
Method 5: You reset Google Chrome settings to fix “This site can’t be reached”
1.You open Google Chrome then you type “chrome://flags/” (without quotes) in the address bar and hit enter.
2.In the next window proceed you click on “Reset all to default.”
3.Finally, you reboot to apply changes and launch Google Chrome.
Method 6: You reinstall Chrome to fix “This site can’t be reached”
1.You go to Control Panel and click “Uninstall a program” and uninstall Google Chrome from your PC.
2.You navigate to C:\Users\%your_name%\AppD
3.You download the latest version of Google and install it.
4.You reboot your pc, then you open Chrome and try again.
Method 7: You reinstall your Network driver to fix “This site can’t be reached”
1.You press Windows Key + R then you type devmgmt.msc and hit Enter.
2.You expand Network adapters then you right-click on your WiFi adapter and select Uninstall.
3.Again you click Uninstall in order to confirm.
4.Now you right-click on Network Adapters and you select Scan for hardware changes.
5.You reboot your PC and Windows will automatically install the default drivers.
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