Solution To Chrome’s Problem Of “ERR_NETWORK_CHANGED.”

Many times you feel annoyed on getting the error code “ERR_NETWORK_CHANGED” when you open Google Chrome. You can even get this error message while trying to access some of Google’s services. This article will hopefully provide you the solution to this problem. Before doing anything else, check your cable connections and reboot your routers/modems. Consider the below-mentioned steps for resolving the issue.

  1. Reinstalling The Network Adapter Driver –
  • Click on Start Menu button
  • Open RUN
  • Type the command “hdwwiz.cpl” and press OK
  • From the drop-down menu, find your Network Adapter’s name.
  • Right click on it and choose Uninstall
  • Reboot your PC then connect to your network and test
  • It should be installed automatically, if not, then download the driver from the manufacturer’s website
  • Install the driver and test by connecting to the network
  • Close the tab if the problem is solved
  1. Changing The Settings Of LAN (Local Area Network)

At first, Check yourself or contact your network provider to find out whether you are using a proxy server and it is working properly. If you think that you should not be using a proxy server then follow the steps given below –

  • Open the Settings tab from Google Chrome menu
Changing The Settings Of LAN (Local Area Network)
  • Open the “Show Advanced Settings” option
  • Go to “Change Proxy Settings” tab and then click on the “LAN settings.”
  • Now, deselect the “Use a Proxy server for your LAN.”
  • Check to see if the problem is solved
  1. Flushing Out Your DNS (Domain Name System)
  • Go to start menu and open the command prompt by typing CMD from RUN
  • Once the command prompt opens type “ipconfig/flushdns” and press enter
  • It will flush your DNS
  • Wait a while, then close the tab
  • Reconnect to your network and test
  1. Entering DNS Address Manually
  • Right-click on network icon at the bottom right corner of your taskbar to go to “Open Network and Sharing Centre.”
  • Now, go to “Properties.”
  • A pop-up will open
  • Select “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPV4)”
  • Click on the “properties” tab and check the “Use the following DNS server address.”
  • Check “Validate settings upon exit.” Click OK to save the settings
  • Wait for some time and test your network
  1. Cleaning your Internet Browsing cache and cookies
  • Open the History menu from Chrome
Cleaning your Internet Browsing cache and cookies
cache and cookies
  • Click on the “Clear Browsing Data” option
  • Check the “Cookies” and “Caches” option
  • Now open the drop-down menu and select “from the beginning of time” option
  • Then click on the “Clear Browsing Data” button
  • Wait and then close the tab
  1. Resetting TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol / Internet Protocol) on your PC
  • In start menu, type CMD to open Command Prompt
  • Then type “nets hint tcp reset resettcpip.txt”
  • Press enter, and it’s done
  1. If everything fails, then update your Windows PC
  • From start menu go to Control Panel
  • Click to open it
  • Then scroll to “Windows Update” window
If everything fails, then
  • Check if any updates are available
  • If updates are available, then click on the “Install Update” button
  • Your updates will be installed
  • You can also change the settings to “automatic update.”
  • To do so, click on the “Change Settings” option on the left of your window
  • From the drop-down list select “Install Updates Automatically.”
  • Click OK and then save the changes before closing the window

You can manually update every driver installed on your PC by following the below-mentioned steps –

  • Go to Control Panel from Start menu folder
  • Then click on the device manager tab
  • Open it and check if any driver has an error sign beside it
  • If you find any driver with that sign, then it may need an update
  • Right-click on the icon
  • It will open a drop-down menu
  • Click “Update driver software.”
  • Wait for it to update
  • Close the window and reboot your system

Updating the drivers using any one of the above-mentioned methods are the best way to fix the problem of ERR_NETWORK_CHANGED error. Hope this article will guide you to solve this problem successfully.