How to Easily Fix Error 105 (ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED ) in Google Chrome

if you receive an error Error 105 (net:: ERR NAME NOT RESOLVED): Unable to resolve the server’s DNS address, then you are in right place to get a solution to your problem. Error 105 is one of the most commonly faced errors by a lot of users every day.

So what is Error 105 (ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED )?

Error 105 is a DNS resolution error. – This means when you enter the URL Like – (https://Facebook.com) of the website and hit enter in Google chrome, it tries to resolve the IP address of the website using a protocol called DNS (Domain Name System). If your browser is unable to reach the DNS server of the domain, the name resolution fails and you get the error 105.

Or more precisely –

This webpage is not available The server at [facebook .com] can’t be found, because the DNS lookup failed. DNS is the network service that translates a website’s name to its Internet address. This error is most often caused by having no connection to the Internet or a misconfigured network. It can also be caused by an unresponsive DNS server or a firewall preventing Google Chrome from accessing the network.”
Error 105 (net:: ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED): Unable to resolve the server’s DNS address.

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How Do I Fix Error 105?

Solution:
Once you have verified from your internet service provider that there is no problem on their end, follow the step by step instructions below.
We are simply going to add a manual DNS address in Windows so that chrome is able to resolve DNS queries.

Fix 1: Clear your Chrome browser cookies

In Chrome Browser

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More More.
  3. Click More tools and then Clear browsing data.
  4. At the top, choose a time range. To delete everything, select All time.
  5. Next to “Cookies and other site data” and “Cached images and files,” check the boxes.
  6. Click Clear data.

In the Chrome Mobile App

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. At the top right, tap More More.
  3. Tap History and then Clear browsing data.
  4. At the top, choose a time range. To delete everything, select All time.
  5. Next to “Cookies and site data” and “Cached images and files,” check the boxes.
  6. Tap Clear data.

Fix 2: Change DNS address to Google public DNS

1) Press [Windows Key + R] to open the “RUN Dialog”Alternatively, you can also click on the start menu, type run in the search bar, and you will have the RUN Program.

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Once you have the RUN box, type in ncpa.cpl and click OK – This would work for all Windows operating systems including Windows Xp, Vista and 7.

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2) Next, Choose the correct network adapter (from the icons)
If you are connecting to the internet using an Ethernet cable, then most likely you are using a desktop computer. Right-Click “Local Area Connection” and click “Properties”

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If you are connecting to the internet using a Wi-Fi Connection, then Right-Click on “Wireless Network Connection” and click properties

3) After you open the properties window, select “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)” and click “Properties”

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4) Usually you would be having both the options set to “Automatic”
In the section below, select the “Use the following DNS Server Addresses” and enter the following values Preferred DNS Server – 8.8.4.4
Alternate DNS Server – 8.8.8.8
and click “OK”, then click “CLOSE”

3) After you open the properties window, select “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)” and click “Properties”

Fix 3: Use incognito mode in Chrome

Fix 3: Use incognito mode in Chrome

Step 1:

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More More and then New Incognito Window.
  3. A new window appears. In the top corner, check for the Incognito icon Incognito.

Step2:

Click New Incognito Window and start browsing. Alternatively, you can press Ctrl+ Shift + N to bring up a new tab in incognito mode without entering the Chrome settings menu.

Fix ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED Google Chrome Issue

At this point, you should be GOOD TO GO!

You must now test your new configuration by browsing a website – you can also try and browse the website you were trying to get to when you got the error 105 in Google chrome.

If you are still getting the error 105 messages or are unable to browse the internet, please post your questions in the comment section below.

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