Many a time you may notice a very annoying issue with your chrome browser. Some particular websites cause an issue in loading and show a message at the bottom ‘Resolving Host’. In some cases, the websites load slowly and in many cases, they do not load and show up a message ‘Server DNS Could Not be Found’.
Today I have come up with few potentially useful solutions to fix this issue of resolving host with your Chrome.
Solution 1: Clear DNS Cache of Google Chrome
This is one of the easiest and most useful fixes to stop the issue of resolving host.
- Simply visit the URL ‘chrome://net-incternals/#dns‘.
- Click on Clear Host Cache button next to Host resolver cache.
- You will notice the websites are working properly.
Solution 2: Flush your Outdated DNS
If your DNS cache is outdated then you have is manually delete it.
- To do so simply enter;
Win + R
- And type cmd in the search box.
- Type ipconfig /flushdns, hit Enter.
- Restart your computer to check the issue.
Solution 3: Change Protocol DNS Settings
- Search ‘ncpa.cpl‘ in Windows.
- Look for the option called Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4).
- Click on it and click on the properties button.
- Now manually use following DNS servers; Preferred DNS server as 188.8.131.52 & Alternate DNS server as 184.108.40.206 (Google’s public DNS) (Set IP as automatic)
- Restart the browser and check websites.
Solution 4: Clear Browsing Data
Next simple thing you can do is clear your browsing data (Do not confuse it with browsing history).
- Go to Setting of your chrome browser.
- Scroll down and hit on Show Advanced settings.
- Here under Privacy and click on button Clear Browsing Data.
- Web sites will start loading.
Solution 5: Disable DNS Prediction Services
- Go to settings of Chrome.
- Scroll down and click on Advanced settings.
- Here you will see an option of ‘Use Prediction Services to Load the Pages more Quickly’
- Simply uncheck the box and restart the browser.
Solution 6: Restart the DNS Client
- Search for ‘services.msc’ in the window and open the services.
- Look for the option named DNS Client.
- Right click on it and tap Restart.
Solution 7: Try resetting TCP/IP
Run the following commands in this order in the Command Prompt (to run each command, press ENTER after typing it):
ipconfig /release ipconfig /all ipconfig /flushdns ipconfig /renew netsh int ip set dns netsh winsock reset
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