3 Ways to fix Hmm we cannot reach this page error in microsoft edge in windows 10

Microsoft tries to make latest browser Microsoft Edge browser with every major updates for Windows 10. While the browser updates with new features and perforance, there are still some issues that we face even today, after a year of its release.One of the problems that has been present since the earliest versions of Windows 10 and Microsoft Edge is the error message “Hmm, we can’t reach this page,” which prevents users from loading to some webpages.

We have found 3 ways to fix them

1 – Change DNS server addresses

The first solution for this problem and was the working fix for many people, change the DNS server addresses. If you’re not sure how to do that, follow these instructions:

Go to Search, type network connections, and open View network connections
Right-click on your current network connection, and go to Properties
Now, double-click on Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)
Check Use the following DNS server addresses, and enter following values:
Preffered DNS server: 8.8.8.8
Alternate DNS server: 8.8.4.4

hope this will fix your error microsoft edge browser not loading web pages in windows 10

2 – Make sure DNS client is running

If changing the default DNS address didn’t solve your problem, you need to make sure the DNS service in Windows 10 is actually running. This process is turned on by default, but there’s a chance that installing an update, or performing some other system action turned it off.

To make sure that the DNS client service is running, do the following:

Go to Search, type services.msc, and open Services
Find the DNS Client service
If the service is running normally, move on to another solution, if not, right-click on it, and go to Properties
Now, click on Start, and set Startup type to Automatic

3 – Change your network to Public/Private

Go to Search, type regedit, and open the Registry Editor
Go to the following path:
HKey-Local-machine/Software/Microsoft/Windows NT/CurrentVersion/NetworkList/Profiles
Find your current network connection
Once you found your current network, click on it, and open the Category DWORD
Set the value of Category to 1 for Private, or 0 to Public

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