How to Fix Resolving Host Problem in Google Chrome?


Some websites may take more time to load than usual. A message may appear in status bar saying “Resolving host.” You’ll find that the websites are not properly loaded and links aren’t clickable either. It is wise to scan corrupted registry keys of Chrome and eliminate junk created by it using the error scanner, RegInOut. Download it from the link below to accelerate fixing of this problem:

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Delay Detecting Valid IP Address

The process of validating IP Address is done using DNS cache located on your hard drive.  Just type your IP Address in the address bar of your web browser to fix this issue. Example:

Fix Mapping Issue

It may be possible that your ISP causing delay in detecting a mapping IP Address for your hostname. Contact your ISP to resolve DNS server issues.

Use a Public DNS Server

Make sure you use only public DNS servers available on the Internet. This change in DNS server might fix Host problem. Avoid using freeware, untrustworthy public DNS. Use well reputed, reliable public DNS servers including Google.

In the Internet Protocol Version 4 dialog box specify Preferred DNS Server as and Alternate DNS Server as Interestingly, your websites will also load faster than before.

Disable TCP/ IPv6

In the Network settings in Control Panel disable the Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/ IPv6) feature. Do not attempt to change your DNS settings.

Clear Up DNS Cache

Your browser uses the IP Address for mapping and DNS caching. It improves browsing performance. However, host problem may occur if something has gone wrong with the DNS caching.

In the Address Bar open “chrome://net-internals/#dns” (without quotes) and then click “Clear Host Cache” or “Clear Cache” button, whichever exists.

Disable Asynchronous DNS Flag Feature

After typing“chrome://flags” in Address Bar, you’ll have to disable built-in Asynchronous DNS flag feature. Just select “Disable” option from the drop down options and then re-open the browser.

Flush DNS Configurations

Using Command Prompt flush the DNS configurations. Use “ipconfig /flushdns” command with sufficient administrative privileges.

Disable Predicting Network Actions

Go to Google Chrome advanced settings page and make sure the feature “Predict network actions to improve page load performance” is disabled.

Make Changes to Local Area Network Settings

In the LAN Settings to go Connections tab and disable detecting settings automatically. Your computer perhaps fails to load proper configurations.

Add IP Address & Domain Name in the Hosts File

Hosts file contains network settings such as domain names, DNS resolutions and IP Addresses. Host problem occurs due to misconfigurations in the Hosts file.

Open up Hosts file with Notepad. Add the IP Address and Website Name in the end. Save the changes and restart your PC for the changes to take effects.


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