When you open a website from your browser, you may get the following error.



When you get an above error, try the following solution:

Open command prompt or PowerShell and execute the following command to flush your DNS resolver cache.

ipconfig /flushdns

Flush the DNS cache
Execute the following command and try to find out the IP address of the DNS server.

ipconfig /all

Get the network configuration
After finding the IP address of the DNS server, try pinging it. Make sure you get a response from DNS server. Ping DNS servers
Try using Google's public DNS servers. Use the following IP addresses for preferred and alternate DNS servers.

Preferred DNS server:
Alternate DNS server:

Set Google DNS server

The final workaround involves Ethernet cable/router and Wi-Fi device, unplug and plug them.

What is the Solution for (ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED)?

Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. He blogs at LinuxWays.

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