People are used to seeing what they are looking for quickly by using browser. However, they sometimes encounter errors during the process. For instance, they may see error 1005 “Access denied” in the browser they are using, instead of the page they tell it to show. This post of MiniTool will tell you what happened at this time and how to solve the problem.

Error 1005 “Access Denied” Appears in Your Browser

The usual procedure is: open a browser -> type or copy & paste the URL into the address bar -> press Enter on the keyboard -> see the information you want. However, lots of people saying that they’re encountering error 1005, stopping them from accessing the certain page and getting relevant information.

The detailed information of error 1005 access denied is:

Error 1005

Access denied

What happened?

The owner of this website (the URL in address bar) has banned the autonomous system number (ASN) your IP address is in (*, which is an accurate number) from accessing this website.

error 1005

This access denied website issue could happen when users try to access a variety of websites, such as forums and blogs. The most possible reason for causing error 1005 is that the administrator of certain website decides to block an IP or an IP range.

  • The connection request sent by the client is being blocked by the corresponding server.
  • In this way, the target content will not be sent back to the client, so users are not able to get the information they need.

How to fix Error 404 (Not Found) in a web browser?

There are mainly 5 causes of error 1005 access denied.

  • An IP or even an entire IP range has been blocked by the website administrator.
  • Your IP is added to the Cloudflare blacklist because of abuse.
  • The VPN services are blocked by the website you’re visiting.
  • The date and/or time on your system are incorrect.
  • A certain region has been blocked by the target website (they don’t users there to access the website).
Tip: Cloudflare is used by many websites currently to protect again DDoS attacks or other kinds of security attacks on the internet.

The more important thing to know is how to fix the error after knowing the possible causes of access denied website.

Uninstall/Disable VPN Service

First, you can go to check whether your VPN service is enabled or not. If so, go to disable it and try again. If the access is still blocked, you may as well try to uninstall the VPN by following steps.

  1. Click on the Windows logo button (also known as Start) in the lower left corner.
  2. Scroll down to find Windows System folder and expand it.
  3. Choose Control Panel from the list.
  4. Click Uninstall a program under Programs.
  5. Browse he displayed items and select the VPN service (TorGuard for example).
  6. Click Uninstall and follow the instructions to finish the rest steps.
  7. Restart computer and try to access the website again.

Uninstall a program

Disable the Proxy Server

  1. Press Windows + I to open Settings window.
  2. Choose Network & Internet from the main window.
  3. Select Proxy in the left sidebar.
  4. Look for the Manual proxy setup section in the right panel.
  5. Toggle the switch of Use a proxy server to Off.
  6. Restart your computer and try to access the website again.

Use a proxy server

Change Date and Time

Your access may be considered as suspicious if the date and time on your current system is not correct. Therefore, you should go to check the Date and Time and change them when necessary.

  1. Press Windows + S to open Windows Search.
  2. Type control panel into the text box.
  3. Press Enter or choose Control Panel from the search result.
  4. Click on the Clock and Region link.
  5. Click Date and Time in the next window.
  6. Click on the Change date and time button.
  7. Select the correct Date and type the correct Time manually.
  8. Click on the OK button to confirm.

You can also change date & time by: go to the Internet Time tab -> click Change settings -> check Synchronize with an Internet time server -> select a server -> click Update now -> click OK.

Change date and time

Also, you can try to fix error 1005: Access denied by scanning your system for virus, changing a browser, or using a VPN when you didn’t use one.

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