Internet Browsers Not Working after Windows Upgrade? Fix It Now!

Tracy King updated on Apr 19, 2024 | Home >Computer Instruction

Internet Connected but Browsers Are Not Working

"All my browsers suddenly stopped working after Windows 10 update. Do you know how to fix this problem? It's urgent, and I need a solution to fix this problem. Help me!"

"Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer all failed to respond when I tried to type something to search online. What's going on with my browsers? I've reboot PC several times, nothing worked. Help!"

Are you having a similar problem with your internet browsers? Computer browsers all stop working without any signals after a system update? Worry about losing your browsing history? Relax! All these problems can be fixed now with the solutions offered in this article. 

Quick Navigation to Fix Internet Browsers Not Working Error

Method 1. Check and Fix Internal System Errors, Disable Adobe Flash Player in Browsers (Recommend)
Method 2. Update Browsers
Method 3. Run Network Troubleshooter

Repair and Fix Internet Browsers Not Working Error in Windows 10/8/7

Here we collected three methods to solve the internet browsers not working error. Method 1 is the fast fix to check the internal system error. You can try it to check your system is healthy or not.

Method 1. Check and Fix Internal System Errors, Disable Adobe Flash Player in Browsers

Part 1. Check and fix internal system errors

Unknown system errors may also become a reason that block internet browsers from working. You can directly run a CHKDSK command or apply partition manager software - EaseUS Partition Master for help. 
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Part 2. Disable Adobe Flash Player which prevents browsers working

Adobe Flash Player is the primary reason which would usually cause browser working stick or fail to respond error. Therefore, it would be quite helpful to disable Adobe Flash Player to fix browsers not responding error. You may follow below steps to disable or stop Adobe Flash Player now:

  • Open an internet browser such as Microsoft Edge;
  • Open the three-dotted menu, go to "Settings";
  • Click on "Advanced Settings" > uncheck "Use Adobe Flash Player" option;
  • Restart internet browser again.

Method 2. Update Browsers 

Usually, when your internet browsers fail to work or do not respond after the system update, the best way to solve this problem is to update browsers. 

You can directly update internet browsers from browser settings. Or you can also try to uninstall not working browser, and download and install the latest version on your PC. 

Note: If you lost your internet browser history after updating browsers, you could follow to restore internet browser history with ease now.

Method 3. Run Network Troubleshooter 

Network troubleshooter is a Windows 10 built-in diagnostic tool which supports to fix internet browser problems in the Windows system. Follow to fix the issue now:

  • Type: troubleshooter in Search and open Troubleshooting;
  • Click "Connect to internet" under Network and Internet;
  • The wizard will automatically run and scan your computer with potential networking problems;
  • The wizard will solve all found issues including internet browser errors;
  • When the wizard finishes solving the browser not working problem, restart your computer to keep all changes.

Then you shall be able to use internet browsers properly with ease now.

Extra Tips: Clear Browsing Data, Turn off Firewall and Antivirus

You can also try to clear up browsing data, turn off firewall and disable or uninstall antivirus software in your PC to get rid of the browser not working or fail to respond issue in your PC.

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Updated by Tracy King

Tracy became a member of the EaseUS content team in 2013. Being a technical writer for over 10 years, she is enthusiastic about sharing tips to assist readers in resolving complex issues in disk management, file transfer, PC & Mac performance optimization, etc., like an expert.

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