Fix ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED Chrome Error (3 + 2 Solutions)

We are in the 21st century where living is not so comfortable without an internet connection. Having no internet connection is one of the most dreadful things for people nowadays. Usually, the default browser we use is Google Chrome because of its easy and faster access. We even recommend others to use google chrome as their default browser in the list of available browsers. These browsers may sometime fail which leads to some errors like “err_name_resolution_failed” that make us profuse sweat. The number of errors occurring on the internet has been damn high for over a past few years. Do not need to panic in that case, as they are resolvable errors. With this article what you read here will give you more details and best possible solutions for troubleshooting the error.

Read the article till the end to find the best-suited solution for your computer system to resolve the error. The ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED error on Chrome may appear because of affected/damaged TCP / IP protocol settings, cached data, any third party software, anti-virus software, firewall settings or any incorrect settings of the internet connection.


The first one to know about resolving the error is about DNS.

DNS: Domain Name System. It is the one which converts the domain name we enter (alphabetical web address)into IP address (numerical machine understandable address) and directs us to the specific website. This plays the major role in the internet connection. Your internet service provider provides the internet settings that sets the same unless changed. By default, your computer system is set to use the internet connection by your router or modem.

Fix err_name_resolution_failed Chrome

Fix err_name_resolution_failed Chrome

We have listed some suggestions to troubleshoot chrome errors. All the solutions listed here are being tested and is 100% working. We could not guarantee you the reason for the occurrence of the error. Try the following simple and easy steps to get your internet connection back to active condition.

Solutions 1: Flushing the DNS

Here, we are going to see the steps to fix “err_name_resolution_failed error” of Chrome. So follow the below steps carefully to know how to fix this issue.

Step 1: First of all click on “window” button from the taskbar which is in the left side corner of your screen. Then, in the search box type “cmd”, and tap Enter.

Step 2: After entering into the command prompt window. You have to type & run the commands one by one which is given below.

ipconfig /release
ipconfig /all
ipconfig /flushdns
ipconfig /renew

netshintip set dns
netshwinsock reset

Wait until the command prompt completes the process. Once the process is done, restart or reboot your device.

Solution 2: Change TCP / IPV4 settings

If the error is still showing on your system then you have to change the TCP / IPV4 setting to resolve this problem

Step 1: Again tap windows button and select network connections of your device.

Step 2: Now, place the cursor on your current active internet connection and select Properties option by tapping right click from your mouse.

Step 3:  Then, select TCP / IPV4 settings from the list of options and click properties.

Step 4:  Now, you can see a new window appearing on your screen. Just enter the DNS setting and change the preferred DNS server as and alternate server as and click ok.

That’s it. Your problem is fixed on your device. Now you can go on surfing the internet.

Solution 3: DNS client – restarting

Here is third solution to resolve the problem. It is very simple and easy to do, So, within few seconds you can restart the DNS client.

Step 1: Press “Windows + R” keys together to launch the run command window on your device.

Step 2: Then, type “services.msc” in the box and click ok.

Step 3: A new window will open with all the list of services. Scroll down until you see DNS Client setting.

Step 4: After that right-click on the DNS CLIENT and it will open a pop-up with some options. Select Restart from that list. Now, your DNS Client will have successfully reset.

Suggestion 4: Reset Google Chrome

This may sometime make you surprise. Just type chrome://flags and enter. Click reset all to default.

Now relaunch google chrome to get back your internet connection.

Other Suggestions,

Check Firewall settings: Make sure your browser is not blocked by the firewall you use. If that is the case try uninstalling and reinstalling your firewall, or you may disable the firewall temporarily and check back your internet connection.

Restart your Router / Modem: Just simply plug off your computer system, router and the internet connection from the power source. Leave it for few minutes, then restart the router. This may sometime help you out to get your internet connection back.
For better performance of your internet connection clear the cached data, download history and other misc files periodically that enhances the stability of the speed of your internet connection.


Finally, to conclude there is nothing to think as impossible with the development and advancement of technology. Hope you found the solutions working to fix ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED error on Chrome. If in case none of the above suggestions worked out to get your internet connection back don’t make late to call/seek help from any of your technical friends to save you. Stay healthy, stay happy with a stable internet connection of high-speed data. If you need any more technical stuff let us know. Write to us about your feedback and experience that may help others too!!


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