Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage

You are still a large number of users using Internet Explorer and many of them have reported the Internet Explorer cannot display the web page error. when trying to access a website on IE. This error prevents Internet Explorer from accessing websites. Since the error doesn’t explain why the site won’t open, we need to make some assumptions and move on to troubleshooting. The problem behind this error could be a software problem that is isolated to Internet Explorer or a connectivity problem and therefore affecting your entire system.


Before proceeding with the methods below, make sure that your internet connection is working and that no VPNs are running on your system. It is also a good idea to turn off any antivirus or firewall software that you are running until the problem is resolved. The methods listed in this guide are best suited to save you time and energy. If one method resolves the problem, there is no need to continue with the other methods.

Method 1: Resetting Internet Explorer


This will reset all settings and custom options in Internet Explorer. Your bookmarks will not be deleted.

Hold the Windows Key and Press R. In the Run dialog box, type inetcpl.cpl and click OK.
Click the Advanced tab . Click the Reset button. Put a tick next to “Delete personal settings” and click on “Reset”. Internet Explorer will now be reset to the default settings.

After Internet Explorer is reset, open it again and test it. Hold down the CTRL + SHIFT + B keys to restore the bookmarks bar.

Method 2: Check the proxy settings


Invalid proxy settings can cause Internet Explorer to deviate from the correct path, causing this error to occur. To check the settings. Close Internet Explorer.

Hold the Windows Key and Press R. In the Run dialog box, type inetcpl.cpl and click OK.

Switch to the Connections tab. On the tab, click the LAN Settings button.

Make sure that Automatically detect settings is checked and the other two check boxes are cleared. Click OK and close all windows. Restart Internet Explorer.


Method 3: Check the IP address


IP address conflicts and incorrect settings can restrict access to the Internet, which also prevents the website error from being displayed. Fix something,

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Hold the Windows Key and Press R. In the Run dialog box, type ncpa.cpl and click OK.
Right-click Local Area Connection if you are using Wired Connection or right-click Wireless Network Connection if you are using Wi-Fi. In the drop-down menu, click Properties.
Double-click Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP / IPv4). Select Obtain an IP address automatically. Select Obtain DNS server address automatically. Click OK> OK and close all windows. Reboot your system. If the problem persists, move on to the next solution.


Method 4: Restart the Router / Modem


Your router could have a bug when connecting to your ISP. However, if your other devices such as smartphones, tablets and other computers etc. are connected to the internet via Wi-Fi or Ethernet with this router, the router will get the internet. Restarting the router is still preferred.

To do this, switch off your router and disconnect it from the power supply.

After 30 seconds, plug the adapter back into your router and turn it on.

Test now and see if the problem is resolved.

Method 5: Reset Windows Socket TCP / IP stack


Windows Socket is the program responsible for handling all incoming and outgoing network requests from programs like Internet Explorer. If there is a problem, resetting can fix the problem.

To do this, press the Windows key and type cmd, right click on cmd and select Run as administrator.

In the black Command Prompt window, type the following commands, pressing the key after each type:

ipc
Reboot your system for changes to take effect.

Method 6: Turn off Enhanced Protected Mode (for Windows 8)


Windows 8 added enhanced protection mode to Internet Explorer 10 which increases security but is known to cause such browser problems.

Hold the Windows Key and Press R. In the Run dialog box, type inetcpl.cpl and click OK. Go to the “Advanced” tab. Under Settings, find Advanced Protected Mode and uncheck the box. Click OK. Restart Internet Explorer and see if the problem got resolved.

PRO TIP: If the problem occurs with your computer or laptop / notebook, you should try using Reimage Plus software which can search the repositories and replace damaged and missing files. This works in most cases where the problem is due to system corruption. You can download Reimage Plus by clicking here

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