How to fix INET_E_RESOURCE_NOT_FOUND Microsoft Edge error (Tutorial)

If you are regular Windows 10 users and you are facing INET_E_RESOURCE_NOT_FOUND error on Microsoft Edge web browser, then you can read this article carefully. This article will give you genuine reasons for this error as well as you will get some recommended tips to fix this issue with easy guide.

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Reasons behind INET_E_RESOURCE_NOT_FOUND Microsoft Edge error

INET_E_RESOURCE_NOT_FOUND error causing problems while you trying to visit a particular website that you were visited before. It is not simply a connectivity error. It might possible this error occurs to update provided by Microsoft. We are seeing that numerous users (Windows 10 users) have reporting about this issue on Microsoft official forum after release of Creators update. It also seems that Creators update KB4022725 has bug which has broke Microsoft Edge web browser. Report says, this problem have not solved yet by Microsoft engineers and hence, users constantly getting connectivity problems.

Users getting “The DNS server might be having problems. Error Code: INET_E_RESOURCE_NOT_FOUND” message

It is possible that some pages may not work due this error. You might get this error code on Edge browser while you trying to download/install apps from Windows Store. In this article, you will get some instruction to fix this issue. I hope it might help you. However, there is still hope Microsoft will patch this issue with upcoming Windows 10 updates. Let’s take look on methods given below.

Ways to fix INET_E_RESOURCE_NOT_FOUND Microsoft Edge error

Procedure 1: You can disable TCP Fast Open feature on Edge

Step 1: At first, open Microsoft Edge web browser and type about:flags in URL address bar

Step 2: Now, press Ctrl + Shift +D to reveal Diagnostics part

Step 3: Find Networking sections using scroll button

Step 4: Now, search TCP Fast Open and unchecked the box

Step 5: Finally, restart Edge browser and check if the problem is resolved

Procedure 2: You can Re-install Microsoft Edge, if you are facing INET_E_RESOURCE_NOT_FOUND error

Step 1: Press Windows + R key from keyboard and type the following command in text box and then press enter key


Step 2: Now, right click on Data Store folder and select Copy, paste it on desktop (right click on open space on desktop and select paste. It creates backups of your favorites)

Step 3: Close the Edge and open the File Explorer

Step 4: Click on View and mark the Hidden items box

Step 5: After that, you need to navigate to C:\\Users\\UserName\\AppData\\Local\\Packages folder (replace “User name” with your user name)

Step 6: Now, find Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb38bbwe directory and remove it.

Step 7: Wait for complete the process. Click Yes to continue, if a dialog box appears

Step 8: Once process finished, restarts your PCs

Step 9: After that, click on start button and search or go for Powershell

Step 10: Type cd C:\\users\\yourusername command and execute it by pressing enter key

Step 11: Then, type or copy & paste Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\\\\AppXManifest.xml” -Verbose} command and execute it by pressing enter key

Step 12: Once process finished, close Powershell and restarts your computer.

Procedure 3: You can uninstall Wi-Fi driver in Windows 10, to fix INET_E_RESOURCE_NOT_FOUND Microsoft Edge error

Step 1: Press Windows +X key from keyboard and select Device Manager

Step 2: Now, find Network adapters folder and expand it

Step 3: After that, find you network driver from the list, right click on it and select Uninstall options

Step 4: Finally, reboots your System and check if the issue is resolved.

Procedure 4: You can Flush DNS

Step 1: Press Windows + X key from keyboard and select Command Prompt as Administrator

Step 2:  Now, type or Copy & paste ipconfig/flushdns command and press enter key (you should see the message Windows IP configuration successfully flushes the DNS Resolver Cache)

Step 3: After that, type exit command and press enter key

Step 4: Finally, restarts your PCs and launch Microsoft Edge.


I hope this article helped you to fix INET_E_RESOURCE_NOT_FOUND Microsoft Edge error with several methods. You can choose any procedure to fix the issue as per System requirements. Sometimes, this type of issue might occur due to malware or Spyware. If your System has infected from malicious unwanted program, then be careful. In this case, you should scan your machine with very powerful antimalware tools “Reimage” which is capable to delete all junk files or malware from System and keep safe your System from illegal attacks.

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