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How To Fix “Page Cannot Be Displayed” Error

You may experience problems when you try to open a webpage using your internet browser like :

  • Error – “The Page Cannot Be Displayed”
  • Error- “Cannot Find Server Or DNS Error”
  • Error- “Webpage Is Not Available”

These errors are very annoying and are very common. The very first step you should do is to double check the URL you are accessing to, if you are sure that you are accessing to a correct URL then follow this two step tutorial to fix this error. We frequently encounter these type of errors due to corrupt cache management. Here I’ll be sharing a two step procedure to fix this annoying error.

How To Fix “Page Cannot Be Displayed” Error

Follow these simple steps to get rid of Page Cannot be displayed Error.

Step 1. Clear the browsing data, cookies and cache.

If you are using Google Chrome

  • Open Google Chrome
  • Go to Settings
  • Open History
  • Open Clear browsing data
  • Tick all the boxes
  • Hit Clear browsing data

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If you are using Internet Explorer

  • Open Internet Explorer
  • Click on the Gear Icon
  • Open Internet Options
  • Go to Browsing History and click delete
  • Tick all the boxes and click delete
  • Click Apply and Ok

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this will hepl you to clear cookies and cache of your internet browser.

Step 2. Flush the DNS from Windows command prompt

As the main cause of this error is the corrupt cache management, to fix this problem flush the DNS resolver cache. In order to flush the DNS resolver cache, go to Windows command prompt and use ipconfig/flushdns command.page cannot be displayed

  • Open Run window (window button + “R” )
  • Type cmd and hit Ok
  • Command window will be opened
  • Type ipconfig/flushdns in the Windows command window
  • A message stating Successfully flushed the DNS Resolver Cache will appear
  • Type exit and hit enter, this will close the Windows command prompt

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Now after following the above two mentioned steps try reloading the webpage on which these errors were appearing. Now you’ll see Page cannot be displayed error will no longer be appear. Also read “A Complete Guide to fix Unable to Connect to Proxy Server”

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8 comments

  1. This still didn’t work for me.

  2. Using IE and successfully followed the instructions a few weeks ago but have just tried again several times with no joy! Any idea why?

  3. I have found the best way to solve the ” Page will not dsaplay ” error in WIndows 7/ IE 11 is to uninstall the program and use IE10. ( That is after attempting numerous fixes I found on the internet, from Microsoft and other web sites. It is frustrating and useless
    and at times the “fixes’ deleted or messed up other areas of my computer. Microsoft fixes did not work at all. So, I will not be using IE11 because I cannot spend 1/2 my waking hours trying to correct I>E> problems.

  4. Worked for me.Thanks

  5. This did not work for me. If I use my phone 3G it connects.

    This page can’t be displayed

    •Make sure the web address https://uidai.gov.in is correct.
    •Look for the page with your search engine.
    •Refresh the page in a few minutes.

    Fix connection problems

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