How to fix “Server DNS address could not be found” Error

About this infection

The most likely reason “Server DNS address could not be found” Error ads are popping up is because of an adware infection. These tech-support scams are just trying to fool you, nothing they state is true, unless the problem is completely unrelated. If these warnings are caused by an adware, they will be highly invasive, show up over and over again, no matter how many times you close them. If you negligently install free applications, it’s not shocking that an advertising-supported application is installed. In case you are worried, the ads are quite harmless by themselves, and if you do not call the scammers, no harm will be done. However, if you did call them, you might be scammed out of a lot of money, or they would install some type of spying malicious program, and that might permit them access to your personal details. Allowing some dubious technicians remote access to your system might turn out badly, so you need to be cautious. And if you are still worried about the alert you are getting, it’s bogus, and neither your PC nor your information is in jeopardy. The ads will only stop popping when you uninstall “Server DNS address could not be found” Error, so you ought to do that as soon as possible.


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What does it do

Free program bundles are normally used to distribute adware because it would not be installed otherwise. If the application has something added, you won’t see it if you pick Default mode. Advanced (Custom) mode are the settings you should pick. Advanced will make the items visible, and you just have to unmark them. We advise that you always uncheck everything because if you were not correctly informed about their installation, they do not belong on your machine. Pay close attention to what you install onto the device, and how you do it, because otherwise, you will constantly end up having to eliminate “Server DNS address could not be found” Error or similar.

All of these kinds of alerts are the same, they all want users to think that their PC has encountered an issue. Scammers warn you about a variety of different of problems, such as malware, licensing or system problems. Since the likelihood of information loss seems pretty scary, it wouldn’t be surprising to see warnings about potential data breaches. A phone number would be flashing somewhere, the advertisements asking you to dial it, and if you did, you would be connected to professional scammers. Take into consideration that real software or security company will never ask users to call them. For example, if Apple or Microsoft is asking you to call them, you’re most certainly being con artists. If you did call the number, scammers would declare that they must clean your computer, and that would cost you a lot of money. While more computer experienced users will instantly understand it’s a scam, less computer savvy people might believe them, which is why those scams still exist. Even if you dismiss the first pop-up, it would show up again and again later on, so users falling for such a scam is not difficult to imagine. However, even if the warning seems completely real, you ought to still investigate using a trustworthy search engine. Most results will include comments from people warning to be careful of these scammers. So you could just safely ignore the warnings while you get rid of what’s causing them. If adware  is responsible for them, you will have to locate and erase “Server DNS address could not be found” Error adware to make them stop.

How to delete “Server DNS address could not be found” Error

We doubt you’ll have issues with “Server DNS address could not be found” Error uninstallation because it is rather simple. There are two methods to remove “Server DNS address could not be found” Error, manually or automatically. If you were to choose the manual way, you can see instructions below to aid you. Automatic way means you’ll have to obtain spyware removal software and have it terminate “Server DNS address could not be found” Error for you. You ought to no longer come across the alerts if the threat was terminated entirely.

Learn how to remove "Server DNS address could not be found" Error from your computer

Step 1. "Server DNS address could not be found" Error Removal from Windows

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Press on the Start icon. win7-start How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  2. Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-control-panel How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  3. Find the program you want to delete and press Uninstall. win7-uninstall-program How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error

b) Windows 8

  1. Right-click on the start icon (lower left corner). win10-start2 How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  2. Select Control Panel. win8-start How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  3. Click Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  4. Find and remove all unwanted programs. win8-remove-program How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error

c) Windows 10

  1. Open Start menu and click on the magnifying glass (next to the shut down button). win10-start2 How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  2. Type in Control Panel. win10-start How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  3. Control Panel → Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  4. Find and remove all unwanted programs. win10-remove-program How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and press Applications. mac-os-apps How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  2. Check all suspicious programs you want to get rid of.
  3. Drag them to the trash icon in your dock (Alternatively, right-click on the program and press Move to Trash). mac-os-app-delete How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  4. After you move all the unwanted programs, right-click on the trash icon and select Empty Trash.

Step 2. Delete "Server DNS address could not be found" Error from browsers

a) Remove "Server DNS address could not be found" Error from Microsoft Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)
  1. Open Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press More located at the top right corner of the screen (the three dots). edge-menu How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  3. Settings → Choose what to clear. edge-settings How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  4. Check the boxes of the items you want removed, and press Clear. edge-clear-data How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  5. Press Ctrl + Alt + Delete together.
  6. Choose Task Manager.
  7. In the Processes tab, find the Microsoft Edge process, right click on it, and press Go to details (or More details if Go to details is not available). task-manager How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  8. Right-click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End task.
(Method 2)
Before you proceed with this method, backup your data.
  1. Go to C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_xxxxxxxxxx.
  2. Select all the folders, right-click on them and press Delete. edge-folder How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  3. Press the start button, and type in Windows PowerShell in the search box.
  4. Right-click on the result, and select Run as administrator. edge-powershell How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  5. In Administrator: Windows PowerShell, paste Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> and tap Enter. edge-powershell-script How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  6. The issue should be gone now.

b) Remove "Server DNS address could not be found" Error from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. IE-gear How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  2. Select Manage add-ons, and then Toolbars and Extensions.
  3. Find and disable all suspicious extensions. IE-add-ons How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  4. Close the window.

c) Restore your homepage on Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon.
  2. Internet Options → General tab. Delete the homepage URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  3. Press Apply.

d) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. ie-settings How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  2. Internet Options → Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  3. At the bottom, you will see a Reset button. Press that.
  4. In the window that appears, check the box that says Delete personal settings. IE-reset How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  5. Press Reset.
  6. Click OK to exit the window.
  7. Restart your browser.

e) Remove "Server DNS address could not be found" Error from Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose More tools and Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  3. Remove suspicious extensions by clicking the Trash icon next to them. chrome-extensions-delete How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  4. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by unchecking the box that says Enabled. If you later decide to keep it, simply check the box again.
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f) Restore your homepage on Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose Settings. chrome-menu How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  3. In the window that appears, under On startup, there will be a Set pages option. Press on that.
  4. Remove the set website, and type in the one you prefer to be your homepage. Press OK. chrome-startup-page How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  5. In Settings, under Search, there is a Manage search engines option. Select that. chrome-search-engines How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  6. Remove all search engines except the one you want to use. Click Done.

g) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose Settings. chrome-menu How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  3. Scroll down and press on Show advanced settings. chrome-settings How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  4. Find and press the Reset button. chrome-reset How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  5. In the confirmation window that appears, press Reset.

h) Remove "Server DNS address could not be found" Error from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right of the screen.
  2. Select Add-ons. mozilla-menu How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  3. Select the Extensions tab, and remove all questionable extensions. mozilla-extensions How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  4. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by clicking Disable. If you later decide to keep it, simply press Enable.

i) Restore your homepage on Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right side of the screen.
  2. Select Options. mozilla-menu How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  3. In General, click Restore to Default below the Home Page field. mozilla-options How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error

j) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right of the screen.
  2. Press the question mark at the bottom of the menu.
  3. Select Troubleshooting Information. mozilla-troubleshooting How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  4. Select the Refresh Firefox option. mozilla-reset How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error

k) Remove "Server DNS address could not be found" Error from Safari (for Mac)

  1. Open Safari.
  2. Select Preferences (can be accesses by pressing on Safari at the top of your screen). safari-menu How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  3. Choose the Extensions tab.
  4. Uninstall all questionable extensions. safari-extensions How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  5. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by unchecking the box that says Enabled. If you later decide to keep it, simply check the box again.

l) Reset Safari

If you are using the Yosemite, El Capitan or the Sierra versions, the option to reset Safari with one click is not available. Thus you will have to clear the history and empty the caches in separate steps.
  1. Open Safari.
  2. Select Clear History (can be accesses by pressing on Safari at the top of your screen). safari-clear-history How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  3. Choose from what time you want the history deleted, and press Clear History. safari-clear-history How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  4. Press on Safari at the top of the screen and select Preferences. safari-advanced How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  5. Select the Advanced tab and check the box next to Show Develop menu in menu bar.
  6. Select Develop (from the menu bar at the top of the screen). safari-develop-menu How to fix Server DNS address could not be found Error
  7. Press Empty Caches.
If for some reason you are unable to remove the extensions or reset your browsers, it may be a good idea to obtain anti-spyware software and have it deal with the problem.
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* WiperSoft scanner, available at this website, only works as a tool for virus detection. More data on WiperSoft. To have WiperSoft in its full capacity, to use removal functionality, it is necessary to acquire its full version. In case you want to uninstall WiperSoft, click here.

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