A network is a set of computers that can exchange information with each other. Not only data and information are exchanged, but also resources. The client needs resources stored at a certain distance. These network resources are used by remote objects without delay.
In this topic we will see the error “network resources not available” on a Windows computer. This error limits the ability to install a new application. Read the article about how to fix “Network resource not available” error in Windows 10.
There can be several reasons for the “Network resource not available” error on a Windows computer. Some of them are pending Windows updates, unavailable servers, registry errors, etc.
If you encounter this type of problem on your computer, read the article to the end to find a solution. We’ve provided some troubleshooting steps, which you’ll need to follow in order. Along with these troubleshooting stepswe have attached screenshots so that our readers can better understand the steps.
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- Fix: Network Resource Not Available Error On WN 10
- Solution 1: Make sure the Windows Installer service is running
- Solution 2: Change the values in the registry
- Solution 3: Clean startup programs
- Solution 4: Reinstall the network adapter driver
- Solution 5: Run the network troubleshooter
- Solution 6: Restart Google Chrome browser
- Solution 7: Update Google Chrome browser
- Solution 8: Restore your Windows 10 PC
- Solution 9: Restore the original IP address
- Solution 10: Change default timeout settings
- Solution 11: Disable Windows Firewall
- Solution 12: Run a reputable antivirus program
Fix: Network Resource Not Available Error On WN 10
Solution 1: Make sure the Windows Installer service is running
- Press the Windows + R keys to open the Run dialog box.
- Enter the command services.msc and press enter to continue. The Services window opens.
- In the list of services, find and double-click Windows Installer. The Windows Installer properties window opens.
- Scroll down to Boot Type and change the value from Manual to Automatic.
- Scroll down and see if the service is working or not. If it does not work, click the start button at the bottom.
- After restarting the Windows Installer service, close the Services window. Restart your computer to see the changes. I hope this helps you a lot.
Solution 2: Change the values in the registry
- Press Windows + R to open the Run dialog box.
- Type regedit and hit Enter to continue. Select the appropriate one from the list that appears.
- When the registry editor window opens, navigate to the following path on the left: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products
- Display the product key. There are many product keys. Click on each product key and you will see the right panel.
- Locate the product name button on the right side. If any of them seem bad, click the right mouse button on the product key and select Delete.
- Finally, close the registry editor window and restart your computer to see the changes.
Solution 3: Clean startup programs
- Right-click on the taskbar and select Task Manager on the list.
- When the Task Manager window opens, click the Startup tab. The Startup tab shows the processes that are running when the computer starts up.
- Find processes running unnecessarily and pointlessly. Locate these processes and click on them.
- click and select Deactivate. Enable only the processes that are really important at startup.
Solution 4: Reinstall the network adapter driver
- Access the search bar, write devmgr and press Enter to continue.
- When the Device Manager window opens. Navigate to the network adapter and remove it.
- Right-click on the corresponding network driver and select Uninstall. Follow the instructions in the uninstall wizard until it is finished.
Solution 5: Run the network troubleshooter
It is an automatic tool built into Windows that detects and fixes various types of computer problems. Most common network card problems can be resolved by running the Troubleshooter.
- Access the search bar and type Troubleshooter.
- Select the appropriate content from the results. When the troubleshooter page opens. Scroll to the right of the window.
- Scroll down and select Network Adapters. Click on Network Adapters and select Troubleshooter. This will cause the Troubleshooter to find and fix the problem.
Solution 6: Restart Google Chrome browser
If the above steps have not helped, you have to restart Google Chrome. To restart Google Chrome, make sure it’s not running in the background, i.e. not in Task Manager. Follow the steps below to reset Google Chrome.
- Press Windows + R to open the launch command window. Then enter the following command. %USERPROFILE% and press Enter. A specific folder will open.
- Select all existing content and delete it. A confirmation message appears, click OK. Open the standard Chrome window and click the 3-dot sign in the top right corner of the page. Next, click the Settings option at the bottom. When the Settings window opens, scroll down to Advanced Settings and click on it.
- On the Advanced Settings page, go to Reset and Clear and click Restore Defaults. Then click on the confirmation message and the reset will be complete.
Solution 7: Update Google Chrome browser
- Open the Google Chrome web browser and access the three dots in the upper right corner of the page.
- Click on the three dot sign, scroll down to Help and select it. Next, click About Google Chrome.
- The system will check if you have updated your Google Chrome browser. The About Chrome window opens. To check if an update is available, make click Check for updates. Google Chrome will download the latest version automatically.
Solution 8: Restore your Windows 10 PC
- First, open Windows in safe mode. To enter safe mode, you need to restart your computer several times until the message “Automatic repair in progress” appears.
- Then follow the instructions in Troubleshooting > Advanced Settings > System Restore. Follow the login credentials suitable for opening the computer for system recovery.
- Now click Next. Select the desired restore point. You will see the result of the Create Restore Point operation (Control Panel). Click on it. The system properties window will open. Click System Restore. Click the Next button.
- If possible, select the Show other restore points option. Next, select the desired restore point and click Next.
- Finally, follow the instructions on the screen to complete the process.
Solution 9: Restore the original IP address
- Access the search bar, write cmd and press Enter to continue. Once a Command Prompt window opens with administrator privileges, type the following commands.
- netsh reset winsock
- netsh int ip reset
- ipconfig /unlock
- ipconfig /renew
- Close the command prompt window after running the following commands. Restart your computer to see the changes.
Solution 10: Change default timeout settings
- Access the search bar, write regedit and press Enter to continue. Select the appropriate content from the list.
- The registry editor window will open. Now, Navigate to the following path:
- Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings
- Right-click Internet Settings and select New > Word Value (32 bits), the name is ReceiveTimeout. Set the value to
Solution 11: Disable Windows Firewall
- Access the search bar, write windows-firewall and click the corresponding content in the list.
- When the Windows Firewall window opens, click the Turn Windows Firewall Protector On or Off link in the upper left corner of the window.
- Go to Turn off Windows Firewall and close it. Then restart your computer to see the changes. Hopefully this resolves the issue.
Sometimes the firewall behaves differently and blocks the login process. This can be caused by corrupted normal firewall files. There are many conflicts between third party security agents and Windows Defender causing this error. Therefore, temporarily disable your firewall and restart your computer. Check if the issue has been resolved.
- Access the search bar and write firewall. Click Firewall and Network Security. This will open the Windows Defender Security Center.
- Look at the right part of the window. There you can see the domain, the public network and the private network. Disable all three firewalls.
- After disabling all three firewalls, try to connect to the network. Hopefully this will work in your case.
Solution 12: Run a reputable antivirus program
Whatever antivirus program you use, run a full antivirus scan. This is useful for removing infections caused by malware, viruses, etc. The antivirus program finds out who is the real cause of the problem.
There are many antivirus programs on the market, both offline and online. Make sure what type of antivirus software you are using. It must be reliable and capable of detecting serious Trojans or viruses.
- Access the Start menu and click on it. Locate the antivirus program that is running on your computer.
- Double-click the icon of the antivirus program. Navigate to the scan button anywhere in the app. Before scanning, make sure you set the scan mode to Full Scan or Full Scan for all drives, including the operating system.
- Finally, run the full scan. After a few minutes, the malware will appear in front of the scanning screen. Follow the steps available there to permanently remove all this malware. Once the removal is complete, restart your computer and check for any changes.