“Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage” on Accessing SharePoint Central Admin

Problem: SharePoint 2010 central administration site stopped working after a reboot and gave “Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage” on trying to access!

sharepoint 2010 central administration internet explorer cannot display the webpage


SharePoint central admin page cannot display the webpage error could be caused since Central Administration service is in the disabled state! Let’s troubleshoot by checking Central Administration service status with PowerShell:

$CA = Get-SPServiceInstance | Where-Object {$_.TypeName -eq 'Central Administration'}
write-host $CA.status 

Got “Disabled” as Central Administration Service Status! No issues, Lets start the service:

Get-SPServiceInstance | Where-Object {$_.TypeName -eq 'Central Administration'} |  Start-SPServiceInstance -Confirm

Wait till it comes to “Online” Status. That’s all! We’ve fixed SharePoint 2010 central administration page cannot be displayed issue.

sharepoint central administration cannot display webpage

Salaudeen Rajack

Salaudeen Rajack - Information Technology Expert with Two-decades of hands-on experience, specializing in SharePoint, PowerShell, Microsoft 365, and related products. He has held various positions including SharePoint Architect, Administrator, Developer and consultant, has helped many organizations to implement and optimize SharePoint solutions. Known for his deep technical expertise, He's passionate about sharing the knowledge and insights to help others, through the real-world articles!

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