Fix err_name_not_resolved in Chrome Windows 7, 8, 10

Google Chrome currently holds the record as the most used browser in Asia. Google has developed their browser to make their search engine more powerful than ever. Google Chrome is available since September 2008.


It might be rare to see, but Google Chrome has errors too. We are going to help you solve one of the common problems “err_name_not_resolved” yet rare in this tutorial.

Whenever you trying to visit a website, sometimes you might have faced this error and this error occurs due to issues of your DNS address. Your Internet DNS address is blocked due to various reasons and therefore this ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED error occurs.

Fix err_name_not_resolved in Chrome

1. Update

Chrome official team adds tremendous value to the browser by adding new features and fixing the bugs on a regular basis. Many people use Google Chrome without updating it for months, and I have been that one person in the past.

By updating your Chrome copy will help you solve the issue. Remember, the Internet world changes at a fast rate, and website codes, tools, flash players, and other features of the website might not be compatible with your version of Windows.

Also, Chrome is a program that can get infected by a virus and can corrupt files as well. Updating your program will solve these issues.

Step 1: Launch Chrome and click on the three-dot settings.

Step 2: Now, go down till you find “Help” and highlight on it. The option will appear on your screen, and then you can click on “About Google Chrome.”

Step 3: If you are using incognito mode a new window will pop-up on your screen. A new window will open and go to that Window.

Step 4: You have to let the Chrome run the update and install it on your PC. Keep one thing in mind that Chrome update file size can go up to 50MB. Make sure you are connected to the network that is not limited by data.

Step 5: Now, close Google Chrome and restart your PC.

After restarting your PC, make sure to check for errors and let us know in the comment section.

2. Clear Saved Information

No matter which program you have installed and using if programs save information, then there are chances that they might not properly after a certain period.

Questions to ask?

Have you ever cleared Cache and other saved form data from the browser?

Are you using the Google browser for months without clearing the data?

If your answer is YES, then follow the steps.

Step 1: Click the three dot settings.

Step 2: Go down until you find “Settings,” and click on it.

Step 3: A new window will appear on your screen, and you have to click on the three-dot settings, which will full-view the options in it.

Step 4: In the full-view, you will find many options back to back. You have to scroll down until you find the option “Reset and clean up.”

Step 5: You get two options “restore settings to their original defaults” and “Clean up the computer.” The first option you should is “restore settings to their original defaults,” and then give “Clean up computer” a shot.

Remember, by selecting the second option, you are going to clean up everything on Chrome that includes Bookmarks, auto-logins, saved information, and cache.

In simple words, you have just installed fresh Google Chrome, which will get rid of corrupted files and virus affected files as well.

3. Clear Cache only

We have given you the most effective method of clearing saved form data by resting your browser copy. If you don’t want to do it and exploring for other options, then you can clear cache only.

We are going to show you the easiest way to do it.

Step 1: Launch the browser and Type “chrome://settings/clearBrowserData” in the blank area, then hit enter.

Step 2: This is what you should have on your screen, and we will show you how to clear it properly.

Step 3: Now, click on “time range,” and select “All Time” in the time range. Keep in mind that it will get rid of all data including Browsing history, Cookies, and Caches as well.

Step 4: Now, click on clear data.

The cache and cookies will be removed from your PC, but there are a lot of data remains on your PC.

If you click on ADVANCED, then you can see plenty of other data, which we recommend you to get rid of it.

Also Read: Fix Error Code 0x80070005 Windows 7, 8, 10


We have shown you some of the solutions you can try to get rid of the err_name_not_resolved from your Chrome browser. If everything fails, then make sure to reinstall the latest Google Chrome from the official website. Let us know what do you think about in the comment section.

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