{Fix} This Site Can’t Be Reached Error in Google Chrome?

Many Google Chrome users must be facing this error of “this site can’t be reached” error but are unaware about how to fix this error.

The user should not worry about this site can’t be reached error we will help you in fixing this issue. The reasons why many users are facing this issue is due to DNS lookup failure. When the user tries to open any webpage, he/she sees the following error as below.

DNS is that network address that translates the website name to its internet address. No connection to the Internet most often causes this error. Another reason could be the firewall preventing Google Chrome from accessing the network.

Methods To Fix This Site Can’t Be Reached Google Chrome Error

Method 1: Re-install Chrome

Step 1: Firstly, Go to Control Panel.

Control Panel
Control Panel

Step 2: And then click on “Uninstall a Program”.

Uninstall a Program
Uninstall a Program

Step 3: Then un-install Google Chrome from the PC.

Step 4: Sail C:\Users\%your_name%\AppData\Local\Google\  & then delete everything that is inside the folder.

delete everything
delete everything

Step 5: Download the latest version.

Step 6: Install the latest version.

Step 7: Reboot the computer, open chrome again.

Method 2: Reset Google Chrome Settings

Step 1: Firstly, Open Google Chrome.

Open Google Chrome
Open Google Chrome

Step 2: Then type “chrome://flags/” (do not use quotes) in the address bar.

chrome://flags/
chrome://flags/

Step 3: After hitting “Enter” click on “Reset all to default.”

Reset all to default
Reset all to default

Step 4: Finally, Reboot the PC to apply changes & launch Google Chrome. I hope this will resolve the issue of site cannot be reached.

Method 3: Try To Reset TCP/IP

Step 1: Right-click on the Windows button & select “Command Prompt”.

Command Prompt (Admin)
Command Prompt (Admin)

Step 2: Secondly, type the following command & then press “Enter”.

  • ipconfig /release
  •  ipconfig /all
  • ipconfig /flushdns
  • ipconfig /renew
  • netsh int ip set dns
  • netsh winsock reset
Type these commands
Type these commands

Step 3: Reboot to apply changes. I think this is the best method to solve this site can’t be reached the connection was reset error in google chrome.

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Method 4: Change IPv4 DNS Address

Step 1: Right-click on the network icon in the system tray.

Step 2: Secondly, click on “Open Network & Sharing Center”.

Open Network & Sharing Center
Open Network & Sharing Center

Step 3: Click on Active Network Connection & then click Properties.

Network Connection
Network Connection

Step 4: Inside Wi-Fi properties select “Internet Protocol Version 4”.

Internet Protocol Version 4
Internet Protocol Version 4

Step 5: Checkmark on “Use the following DNS Server”.

Step 6:  Type the following address in the preferred DNS server & it’s alternate DNS server.

  • 8.8.8.8
  • 8.8.4.4
Type the address
Type the address

Step 7: Checkmark on “Validate settings upon exit”.

Step 8: Now, reboot PC.

Method 5: Restart DNS Client

Step 1: Firstly, press Windows Key + R.

Step 2: Secondly type “services.msc

services.msc

Step 3: Press D to find DNS client.

Step 4: Click right on DNS client & select restart.

DNS client & select restart
DNS client & select restart

Step 5: Once the DNS client is restarted, check if the error is resolved.

Final Word

Hope the methods we showed helped you in solving the error. In case if still, you are facing an issue feel free to comment below or mail us.

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