How to Fix ‘ERR_ADDRESS_UNREACHABLE’ Error in Google Chrome [Windows 10 & Mac]

    If you’re seeing ‘ERR_ADDRESS_UNREACHABLE’ Error message in Chrome browser, then fret not. The blog post has possible solution to troubleshoot the issue.

    How to Fix 'ERR_ADDRESS_UNREACHABLE' Error in Google Chrome

    Some users reporting on the internet that when they trying to visit their favorite sites, the browser throw up and error message which reads;

    This site can't be reached with error code ERR_ADDRESS_UNREACHABLE

    Majority of the users also mentioned that relaunching browser, clearing cache, re-installing browser not fixing the issue.

    You might be interested in reading the post on Error Code: STATUS_INVALID_IMAGE_HASH Chrome and Error Code: ‘STATUS_ACCESS_VIOLATION’ Chrome.


    To help out users facing the same issue, we decided to cover a blog post featuring all the possible ways to troubleshoot the issue.

    Restart your modem

    One of the quick and easiest solution to fix this error message is by restarting your modem. Doing this fix the issue.

    You can click on the Power button on the modem. Wait for 10-15 seconds and turn it on.

    Clear Browsing History

    Some user suggests that clearing browsing history of the browser fixed the issue for them. Here’s how you can clear it:

    You need to use CTRL + SHIFT + Enter keyboard combination to launch Clear browsing data dialog box. Here, you need to switch to Advanced tab.

    clear browsing history in chrome

    Now make sure that Browsing history and Hosted app data is selected. After that, click on the Clear data button.

    Resetting TCP/IP

    Some users also suggested that resetting TCP/IP fixed the issue. You can also try this method too. Here’s what you need to do:

    Launch Elevated Command Prompt on your computer.

    Next, you need to execute following commands back to back:

    ipconfig /release

    ipconfig /renew

    Clear Chrome DNS Cache

    The solution in our blog post is to clear DNS Cache in Chrome browser, here’s how you can do that:

    In the Chrome New Tab Page address bar, you need to visit: chrome://net-internals/#dns

    host resolver cache

    Here, click on the Clear Host Cache button and then Relaunch the browser.

    Disable DNS Prediction Services

    Last solution in our blog post is to disable the DNS Prediction service in Chrome browser. Here’s how you can do that:

    In the Chrome New Page tab visit following address: chrome://settings/privacy

    preload pages for faster browsing

    Here, look for the option which reads “Preload pages for faster browsing and searching” and turn it off.

    Check out the solution on another Chrome error i.e. Error Code: sbox_fatal_memory_exceeded Chrome

    That’s all about this blog post. So which method help you in fixing ‘ERR_ADDRESS_UNREACHABLE’ Error in Google Chrome? Let us know in the comments.

    Viney Dhiman
    Himachali, Mechanical Engineer, Snooker Lover, Avid drinker of Scotch, Traveler, and Webmaster. (

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