How to fix ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED error

ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED: what does this error mean?

ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED error means that your PC is unable to find which IP address matches the website hostname that you type in the address bar of your browser (Chrome, Firefox or another one). In other words: this site can’t be reached. Let us talk about all possible causes of emerging the error and methods to fix ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED in the browser.  Continue reading

WiFi Limited. How to fix?

WiFi Limited is a widely spread error in Windows 10 and Windows 8.1 and you can encounter at any time. If you see a network icon with yellow triangle with the exclamation mark it means that you have problems with your wifi network and you have no internet connection. Often the problem occurs after you upgraded your operating system to the new edition or build. But in other cases the error “Limited” or “Limited Access” emerges without any visible reason. Technically, there exist a lot of reasons that can cause Wi-Fi Limited issue. So there is no universal fix. In this article we collected all possible solutions. You need to try all of them, because no one knows which one will help to solve the problem in your case. So, here is how to fix WiFi Limited access problem in Windows. Continue reading

How to reset network settings in Windows 10 using the ‘Network reset’ feature

In some cases we advise to reset network settings in Windows to solve certain issues related to network adapter or Internet access (for example, when you have WiFi connected but no Internet). Earlier you had either to reset network manually (using the command prompt) or use special utilities like this. But since the the Anniversary Update Windows 10 got the feature allowing inexperienced users reset network settings to default in one click without using complicated methods mentioned above. Here is the guide on how to do it. Continue reading

WiFi: no internet. Wifi connected but no Internet Access

How many times I saw forum topics named “WiFi no internet” or “WiFi connected but no Internet access”.  So many various phones, PCs, routers involded, so many possible reasons of the problem and so many solutions that work in different cases. Usually the issue looks like the following: you select your WiFi network, the authentication passes normally and then you see familiar Connected near you network name. But the problem is that in a few seconds the notification No internet appears next to it. In such cases you can see a yellow triangle with the exclamation mark on the network icon in Windows and Connected (No internet, secured) notification near WiFi network name on Android devices. In this guide we collected all possible solutions that should help you get rid of No internet access error.  Continue reading

How to Enable 2-Step Verification for Google Account

What is 2-Step Verification

2-Step Verification (a.k.a. 2-factor authentication) is a security mechanism designed to protect your account from unauthorised access. If you enable it, nobody will be able to sign in to your Google Account without entering a special verification code from SMS or voice call sent to the specified phone number. Schematically the authentication process looks like the following:

  1. You type your login.
  2. You type your password.
  3. If the password is typed correctly you receive a security code via call or SMS.
  4. You type your random verification code

We strongly recommend that you enable 2-Step Verification feature for your Google account!

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