The inet_e_resource_not_found error code happens when a link to a resource cannot be found. This can happen for a variety of reasons, such as the resource being moved or deleted, or the link being outdated.
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1. Check your internet connection
- Open a web browser and type the following address into the address bar: http://www.whatismyip.com
- If the website loads correctly, your internet connection is working. If not, continue to the next step.
- Click on the “Status” link on the right side of the page.
- Under “Connection Status”, you will see a list of all the devices connected to your internet connection. If the device listed is called “inet_e_resource_not_found”, then your internet connection is not working and you will need to repair it.
- If the device listed is not called “inet_e_resource_not_found”, then your internet connection is working and you can proceed to the next step.
- If the device listed is called “inet_e_resource_not_found”, then your internet connection is not working and you will need to repair it.
- Click on the “Repair” link next to the device listed.
- Follow the on-screen instructions to repair your internet connection.
2. Check your firewall settings
In order to check the firewall settings, you need to open a command prompt and type "netsh advfirewall show all". This will show all the firewall rules that are currently in place. Next, you need to determine which rule is causing the inet_e_resource_not_found error. To do this, you will need to determine the protocol that is being blocked and then look for the rule that is blocking that protocol. In most cases, the rule that is blocking the inet_e_resource_not_found error is the rule that is blocking the IP address that is being used to access the resource. If you are unable to determine which rule is causing the inet_e_resource_not_found error, you can try to disable all the firewall rules and then re-enable them one by one until you find the rule that is causing the problem.
3. Check your proxy settings
- Open a command prompt and type "netstat -an"
- If you are using a proxy server, make sure that the proxy server is set up and operational.
- Type "netstat -an - proxy" to display all of the proxy settings.
- Make sure that the "inet_e_resource_not_found" error is being caused by a proxy and not your network configuration.
- If the error is being caused by a proxy, make sure that the proxy settings are correct.
- If the error is being caused by your network configuration, make sure that the network settings are correct.
If the answers above didn't work then you should also try:
- Check your DNS settings
- Check your network adapter settings
- Check your internet explorer settings