How to fix HTTP error 404 not found? So here I give you a some tips to fix error 404 and also give you information about what is error 404 not found.
Table of Contents
HTTP Error 404 Displayed As:
- “404 Error”
- “Error 404”
- “404 Not Found”
- “Not Found, Error 404”
- “HTTP Error 404”
- “HTTP 404 error”
- “Error 404 Not Found”
- “404 File or Directory Not Found”
- “HTTP 404 Not Found”
- “404 Page Not Found”
- “404 File Not Found”
- “The requested URL [URL] was not found on this server.”
What is Error 404 (Not Found)?
“404 Error” is an occurs because server not find your requested URL or your input. In websites, the old pages and posts are removed by owner so when you open old pages that already removed then 404 not found error shows on your display. Your requested entry is not found by server so that’s the reason for “Error 404 Not Found”.
Error 404 also occur in Windows operating system when you request dynamic content with IIS 6.0. The error message says “HTTP Error 404 – File or Directory not found“. So 404 is a not found error code that occurs when your request is not found.
How To Fix Error 404
Check your URL that you enter in the browser’s address bar. Many times URL removed or change the URL path by website owner, So check the URL is correct or not.
Try this URL to understand: http://www.wiknix.com/jay-bokhiria/
The above URL is not indexed and not posted by me and that’s the reason for http server not found and a 404 error is displayed. Same as above URL when you entered your requested URL, maybe it’s removed or not published.
Copy your URL and paste in Google Search. Google automatically finds the original URL and many times it’s working.
Fix 3: Use Google Cache
Enter your requested URL in place of wiknix.com and enter in your browser address bar. Google cache store caches old URL and show you results if it was already removed.
Fix 4: Clear Your Browser Cache
Clear all your browser history, cache and then try it. You can also use CCleaner to clear all your history and cache.
There are many errors as same as not found error 404 like 400 Bad Request, 401 Unauthorized, 403 Forbidden, 408 Request Timeout, etc. If above fixes are not working then contact website owner and find more information about it. You can also comment about error 404 by using below contact form.