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5 working solutions to fix Err_connection_reset error on Chrome

Getting ERR_CONNECTION_RESET error while trying to visit a specific web page on your Google Chrome Browser? This error is an indication that something interrupted and reset the connection when Chrome tries to load the webpage. The error is not specific to any one device or operating system. If you’re using a web browser, the error may affect Android, Mac, Windows 7 and 10.

This website is not available The connection to was interrupted. Error 101 (net:: ERR_CONNECTION_RESET): The Connection was reset

Err_connection_reset usually occurs when the website you are trying to visit cannot establish a connection with the destination site. The error may be caused by changes made in the registry, TCPIP, or other network settings. This can happen without your knowledge because it is usually changed by third-party programs, most commonly pc optimization software, BUT can also be because of antivirus or other third-party firewalls.

How To fix Err_connection_reset error

Generally just refreshing the webpage, restarting Chrome or restarting the computer will resolve the issue and load the page successfully again. If not then here are some efficiently working solutions to fix This Web page is not Available ERR_CONNECTION_RESET error permanently.

Simply Download free System optimizer Ccleaner And run it to Cleanup Junk, Cache, browser history System Error files, memory dump files, etc and run the registry cleaner option which fix the broken registry errors. This is the best solution i have found to fix the err_connection_reset error on the chrome browser. After running Ccleaner Simply Restart windows and after that check webpage working fine on the chrome browser without any err_connection_reset error.


Check for Any Pending Updates

You also should check for any pending windows update or your antivirus or firewall updates. If you find any, Just install them immediately. Though chrome updates itself automatically, You also should check for its update. To do it, Type chrome://help/ in Chrome’s address bar and hit enter. It will automatically check for latest updates. Which may fix err_connection_reset in google chrome.

Disable Third-party Software / Antivirus protection

“Err_connection_reset” a browser error usually a result of third-party security software. Also, it could be caused by a third-party plugin/extension on your browser. Try to disable third-party security software such as anti-virus, VPN, or firewalls and unwanted browser plug-in/extension, it could solve the problem.

To Disable/uninstall an extension

  1. Open a browser.
  2. Google Chrome: chrome://extensions/ into the address bar.
    Mozilla Firefox: Shift+Ctrl+A key.
  3. Disable or remove unnecessary apps.

Chrome extensions

Also, Try to Disable your firewall and real-time scanning if supported by your antivirus program. You can do this by right-clicking on the anti-virus icon located at the bottom right corner near where the clock is. After it has been disabled restart your browser and test. This will be temporary, if after disabling the issue is fixed, then uninstall and reinstall your AV program.

Check your Internet Proxy Settings

By default, Google Chrome is using the sock/proxy settings of your computer as its own settings. It does not have any built-in sock/proxy settings like in Mozilla Firefox. So if you had used any proxies before and forgot to turn off it in the LAN configuration of your computer, it may be a cause that can cause this error.

To check and resolve this issue, go to Control Panel, and click on the Internet Options. Here, click on the ‘Connections’ tab Then, click on the ‘LAN settings’. Now uncheck  ‘Use a proxy server for your LAN’ option ( if selected ). And make sure the automatically detect settings option is selected. Once done, click on the ‘OK’ option located below.

Disable Proxy Connection

Also, Try to Disable Firewall security from the control panel -> system and security -> Windows Firewall option -> Turn Windows Firewall on or off. Then Choose “Turn off Windows Firewall (not recommended)” option for each available network.

Configure the Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU)

Your Maximum Transmission Unit to your router might be causing the  “Err_connection_reset.” Configure it, which may fix the problem. See the steps below to configure it.

  • First press Windows key + R, type ncpa.cpl and hit enter key.
  • Here on the network connections window note down your active ethernet/WiFi connection name (for ex : Ethernet).
  • Then now open the Command prompt as administrator And perform the command below.

netsh interface ipv4 set subinterface “Copy the connection name (see image above)” mtu=1490 store=persistent

Configure the Maximum Transmission Unit

After executing the command Restart windows to get a fresh start. Then after open, any web page hope there is no more err_connection_reset error.

Reset TCP/IP Settings

Change in the IP address during connecting to a webpage may also cause err_connection_reset error. Follow the below steps to reset the network adapter, renew the IP address and flush DNS. Which is very helpful to resolve this error.

Again open the Command prompt as administrator. And perform command below one by one to reset TCP/IP settings.

  • netsh winsock reset
  • netsh int ip reset
  • ipconfig /release
  • ipconfig /renew
  • ipconfig /flushdns

It is recommended to restart the PC after resettings TCP/IP options and check the webpage can be loaded in Chrome.

Reset Google Chrome

In case, The problem is not being resolved by the above methods and you are only encountering it in the chrome browser, I suggest you to reset chrome. It should fix and correct all configurations in chrome and you should not encounter err_connection_reset anymore. To reset:

  • Type chrome://settings/resetProfileSettings in address bar and press enter.
  • Now, Click on Reset.

These are some most applicable solutions to fix err_connection_reset google chrome error on windows 10 computers. I hope apply these solutions fix the issue for you and the chrome browser work smoothly without any error like err_connection_reset. Have any query, suggestion about this post feel free to discuss in comments below.

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