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- Press F5, click or tap the refresh or reload button, or try the URL again in the address box to attempt the web page again.
- Even though there is no true problem, the 404 Not Found error may appear for a variety of reasons, so occasionally a simple refresh will usually load the page you were looking for.
- Check the URL for mistakes. This error frequently occurs as a result of incorrect URL typing or links being clicked that lead to invalid URLs.
- Upgrading the URL one directory level at a time may save you find what you’re looking for.
- Use one of the many search engines to look up the page. You might simply have the incorrect URL, in which case a fast Google or Bing search should lead you to your desired location.
- Update your bookmark or favourite if you eventually find the page you were looking for to prevent future occurrences of the HTTP 404 error.
- Upgrading the URL one directory level at a time will help you find what you’re looking for.
- If www.web.com/a/b/c.htm returned a 404 Not Found error, go to www.web.com/a/b/. If you receive nothing (or an error) from this page, go to www.web.com/a/.
- This should point you in the right direction or at the very least confirm that you can no longer find what you’re looking for.