Microsoft Edge Cannot reach this page ‘inet_e_resource_not_found’ Error

Did you encounter the “INET_E_RESOURCE_NOT_FOUND” error code while browsing the webpage in Microsoft Edge or Internet Explorer? Several users report this issue after install the recent windows 10 April 2018 Update Edge browser fails to load web pages with the following error codes like Hmmm Cannot reach this page:

  • “There was a temporary DNS error. Try refreshing the page. Error Code: INET_E_RESOURCE_NOT_FOUND”
  • “The connection to the DNS server timed out. Error Code: INET_E_RESOURCE_NOT_FOUND”
  • “The DNS name doesn’t exist. Error Code: INET_E_RESOURCE_NOT_FOUND”

Fix inet_e_resource_not_found windows 10

As the Error message indicates the issue is related to the DNS address, Or there is a conflict between the website and Microsoft Edge. And Clear DNS cache, Manually assign the DNS address, Reset Edge browser mostly fix the issue. If you are struggling with this error, Here follow the steps below to Fix the ‘inet_e_resource_not_found’ Error in Windows 10.

This problem is either related to network & Internet connection or a problem with Edge browser settings. So first we apply some solutions to check and fix Internet connection problems. If this fails to fix then we go to Microsoft Edge browser settings to fix the problem.

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Note: below Solutions are also applicable to fix any Internet & Network connection problems that include (No internet access, limited access, WiFi-connected no internet access, DNS server not responding, etc)

Check and fix Network & Internet connection problems

First of all, Disable third-party anti-virus programs (If installed) and only enable Windows Defender.

Check and correct PC Date & time And Region settings. Open settings, Time & Language, Here check PCs Date & Timne Zone are correct, Also check Country Region is set to the United States.

Also, suggest that you restart your router and wait for 15-30 seconds then turn it on again.

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Check and make sure you have a working internet connection. Or Ping Microsoft server

  1. Press Windows key + R to open the run window.
  2. Type cmd, then press Enter.
  3. Type ping press Enter.
  • If you receive 4 replies, your connection with the site is working properly.
  • If you got a request timeout, your Internet connection has issues.

Run Network troubleshooter

If you have an Internet connection issue we recommend first Run the Network troubleshooter. To diagnose your network configuration problems. To do this

  • Open the Start menu, then click the Settings icon.
  • Click Network & Internet.
  • On the left pane, click Status.
  • Click Network troubleshooter to diagnose and fix network problems.
  • After that restart windows and check The Internet connection started working.

Run Network Troubleshooter

Reset Network And Internet configuration

  • On Start menu search Type cmd
  • Right-click on the Command prompt and select Run as administrator.
  • Type the following commands, then press Enter after typing each command below:

netsh int ip reset resettcpip.txt

netsh winhttp reset proxy

netsh int ip reset

ipconfig /release

ipconfig /renew

ipconfig /flushdns

netsh winsock reset

Close the command prompt. Now press Windows + R, type services.msc and ok, Here scroll down and look for Service named DNS client. Check its status, If it’s running then right Click and select restart. If the service is not started double click on it change the startup type Automatic and start the service.

Restart your PC to complete the process. And check the Internet connection Started working.

Changing DNS settings in Windows 10

  1. Press Windows + R, type ncpa.cpl and ok
  2. Here Network connections window, right-click on the Active network adapter and select properties.
  3. On the properties window, double click “Protocol 4 (TCP / IPv4)”.
  4. Finally, on the IP Version 4 Properties page (TCP / IPv4) – select “Use the following DNS server addresses” and enter
  • “Preferred DNS server” as
  • “Alternate DNS server” as

Enter DNS server address manually

Note: These are the values of the Google DNS server.

Click “OK” and the settings will be saved. Thus, the problem with the network that you are facing should be solved.

Fix Edge Browser problem

If performing Network & Internet Troubleshooting steps didn’t resolve the issue, Still getting the error code inet_e_resource_not_found while browsing web pages on edge browser. Then may there is a problem with the Microsoft edge browser, Let’s tweak the issue

Disable TCP Fast Open feature on Edge

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge.
  2. In the URL address bar, type about:flags.
  3. Look for Enable TCP Fast Open under Networking and uncheck it.
  4. Restart Edge.

Enable TCP Fast open

Repair Edge Browser

let’s run a repair on Microsoft Edge and see if it would do the trick.

  1. Press the Windows key and click on Settings.
  2. Click-on Apps.
  3. Click on Microsoft Edge under Apps & features.
  4. Click on Advanced Options.
  5. Then click-on Repair

Reset Repair Edge Browser to Default

Re-register Edge Browser

If Reset Edge browser didn’t fix the problem, let’s re-register the Edge browser that mostly fixes all problems related to Edge browser (not responding, not opening, crashes, freezes) include failed to load web pages with error inet_e_resource_not_found.

First Turn “off” Device Sync Settings from Settings > Accounts > Sync your Settings > Sync Settings.

Then press Windows + E to open file explorer then,

  • From C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages, select and delete the following folder: Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe (Select “Yes” on any confirmation dialog that follows.)
  • Then In %localappdata%\Microsoft\Windows\SettingSync\metastore, delete meta.edb, if it exists.
  • In %localappdata%\Microsoft\Windows\SettingSync\remotemetastore\v1, delete meta.edb, if it exists.

And Turn “on” Device Sync Settings Settings > Accounts > Sync your Settings > Sync Settings.

Now Right-click on the Windows 10 Start menu, Select Powershell (Admin)

Copy the following command, then Paste it in the PowerShell window and press Enter to run it:

Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml” -Verbose}

Re-register the missing apps using PowerShell

When the command completes, Restart your PC (Start > Power > Restart).

That’s all, Now it’s your turn, share your feedback. let us know did these solutions help to fix the error code inet_e_resource_not_found on Windows 10? Also, Read How To Setup And Configure an FTP server on Windows 10

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