When Google Chrome cannot load a web page, it will display the error message: this site cannot be accessed , just with a recharge button. This guide explains why the error occurs and you cannot get to what you can do to troubleshoot and fix this site on Google Chrome problem.
Why do I see “This site cannot be accessed”
Chrome’s “Cannot access this site” error only indicates that the web page you were loading cannot be loaded because the page cannot be accessed.
The reasons that cause it can be vast. It could be due to an internet connectivity problem, DNS problems, Chrome plugin extension problems, SSL / HTTPS problems, the web page is offline or has a problem, or other reasons.
How to fix this site cannot be reached in Chrome
The correct way to fix the Cannot access this site error is to look up the error code that comes with it, such as err_connection_timed_out that appears just below the error message.
This is the code to look for, not only the message from this site cannot be reached. The error code indicates exactly what is causing the problem. You can then search about it and fix it accordingly.
We have written several troubleshooting guides on some of the more common error codes that come with the error “cannot access this site.” May use our search form in the floating menu to find your Chrome error code. We may have just what you want. Here is a list of our most popular solutions for some of the most common errors in Chrome.
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If you don’t see any error codes or are just looking for a general solution, here are some solutions you can try to resolve the problem.
Restart your computer – this site cannot be accessed
If this site cannot be accessed, Google Chrome error suddenly started to appear on every website you try to visit while other browsers work fine, try restarting your computer.
In some cases, a simple reboot would solve the problem if the error is due to some software conflict during Windows 10 startup.
Check your antivirus program
Check to see if there are any antivirus or firewall programs currently blocking Google Chrome’s access to the internet, or blocking the websites you were trying to visit.
This is common if your antivirus software mistakenly marks Chrome as a potential threat, especially when you have suspicious Chrome plug-in extensions installed. Also try temporarily disabling all your Chrome extensions and plugins to see if it resolves this site’s error.
Check the date and time of your computer
If this site cannot be accessed due to a DNS problem, it is most likely due to your computer’s time being incorrectly set, causing the server to be unable to recognize it.
Set your Windows 10 date and time (accessed from the taskbar) correctly. Then retry loading web pages in Chrome and see if this site will still be displayed cannot be reached error.
Reset or reinstall Google Chrome
Try to reset the full Google Chrome settings by typing chrome: // flags in Chrome’s address bar and then hit Enter. Click the Reset all to default button at the top of the page and then restart Chrome. Now, try to open any web page and see if this site cannot be accessed. The Google Chrome bug is fixed.
If everything else doesn’t solve the problem, you can try reinstalling Chrome. In Windows 10, open the Add / Remove program from the start menu. Select Google Chrome from the list of applications and then click the button Uninstall to completely remove Chrome. Now, in any other browser, download Google Chrome Offline Installer for Windows 10 and install it. Check and see if this site is not accessible. Chrome bug has been fixed.