» INET_E_RESOURCE_NOT_FOUND - Error Support for Windows PCs

The previous Windows versions all came with Microsoft’s browser Internet Explorer. A lot of users love it because not only that it is easy to use. It is also very fast. Users didn’t have to worry about compatibility because it is almost always compatible to its Windows Version.

When they introduced Windows 10, they changed the name of the browser from Internet Explorer to Microsoft Edge. It is faster and more user-friendly compared to its predecessors. But after the Creator Update, some experienced receiving the inet_e_resource_not_found error code.

In contrary to what everyone expects, you actually don’t have to uninstall and reinstall the Microsoft Edge App. What you can do is to reset the browser in your Apps & Features Settings in your Microsoft Settings.

To reset the browser you can follow the steps below:

  1. Click on the Windows icon and go to settings.

  1. Click on Apps and this will bring you to the Apps & Features page. Look for Microsoft Edge from the list of Apps and click on it.
  2. Choose Advance Option

  1. Scroll down then Under Reset, click on repair or reset. When you repair it will fix the existing problem but the data that caused the problem may still be present and can still cause problems. If you click on reset, it will delete all the cache and cookies that are installed in your browser but it will save your Favorites as well as your bookmarks.

Another way to resolve this is by disabling the feature TCP Fast Open on Microsoft Edge. To disable this, go ahead and follow the steps below:

  1. Open the Microsoft Edge browser.
  2. Type in about: flags on the Address (URL) bar.
  3. Under Networking, uncheck the Enable TCP Fast Open.
  4. Close your Microsoft Edge browser and open a new one.

Flushing the DNS also worked for other Users. Sometimes, the error code the inet_e_resource_not_found is caused by a corrupted DNS cache. There are 2 ways to flush your DNS. The first option is to use the command prompt to run the command.

  1. To access the Command prompt or CMD, you can search for it on the Cortana or you can click on the Windows icon to access the Programs, scroll down to the Windows System folder and click on it.
  2. A drop-down menu will show up, click on Command Prompt which is the first on the list.
  3. Type in the code ‘ipconfig /flushdns and press enter.

  1. There will be a message that will show that says Windows IP configuration successfully flushed the DNS Resolver Cache
  2. Exit the CMD by typing exit and press enter.

The easiest way to do this is to Press the keys Window + R on your keyboard. Type in ipconfig /flushdns in the search box and hit enter or click on OK.

These are only some of the ways to resolve the inet_e_resource_not_found. There are other ways to further troubleshoot this issue such as reinstalling your Wifi Adapter Driver or adjusting the DNS Server Address. But most of the time, users are able to resolve the issue with the steps provided above.