The internet is a very important part of current epoch. Even, we cannot imagine our lives without it. Internet helps us by providing every minute information we need and constant entertainment. But more the pleasure and comfort of accessing internet, more is the complexity of using it.
Sometimes we face problems and errors, we have very little or no knowledge about. Until and unless, we are a tech-savvy person, we cannot solve those errors and technical issues. But worry not, in this article you will come to know about one such error which may frustrate you and cause a worry-Err_Connection_Reset error.
You will be equipped with knowledge about what this error is all about and how could you solve this issue by the end of this article.
How To Fix Err_Connection_Reset Error?
When this error occurs, a message will pop on your screen with a code 101 saying connection not established. This message means that the website you are trying to access cannot establish a connection or could not connect to destination website. it will occur on some websites only and other sites would be accessible.
This error states that the connection was reset. The root cause of problem is unknown and you have to try various methods to find a perfect solution to your problem. It can not be acknowledged if the problem is due to server or any network issue. In this article,I will be jotting down some easy ways which you can try to solve this error and establish a connection with a website you are trying to do with.
1. Changing Your DNS Server
There could be a problem with DNS server. DNS server stands for Domain Name System. It plays a vital role in translating domain names to IP address. There could be a problem with this server. You could change your DNS server by following simple steps mentioned below:
Step 1: To open,window settings click on the start button, type settings and click on the relevant app.
Step 2: As a next step, click on Network And Internet.
Step 3: there will be an option visible on your screen, Change adapter settings,click on it.
Step 4: Select your network adapter and then navigate to Properties.
Step 5: there will be an option under the headline: this connection uses the following lines: Locate internet protocol version 4 and tap on it.
Step 6: Further, we need to type our preferred and alternate DNS server.
Step 7: Next, open the quick access menu and select the Command prompt.
Step 8: we are almost there, at last type ipconfig/flushdns command and hit the enter button.
We are done with changing the DNS server, go back and check if you are now able to establish connection with a particular website.
2. Resetting LAN Proxy Settings
There could be an issue with LAN proxy settings also. Follow the steps mentioned below to reset these settings suitably.
Step 1: Use a shortcut by pressing the Windows key and R on the keyboard simultaneously.
Step 2: A run program is now activated and now navigate to the Internet properties tab.
Step 3: Next, locate the connections option and navigate towards LAN settings, click on it.
Step 4: There will be many options that are ticked, you need to untick them by clicking on them one by one.
Step 5: You are closer to resetting settings, once you uncheck all the options, click on the OK button.
Step 6: Go back and by clicking on the windows option, restart your device.
Check if the error is resolved and enjoy using chrome facilities.
3. Resetting Your Network Configuration
If the problem still persists,there could be an issue with your network setting which may hinder network connection establishment. In this method, you have to reset the network settings of your device. This is needed because maybe third party programs can cause wrong network settings.
Step 1: Open quick access menu. You can do this by pressing shortcut keys also.
Step 2: Once the quick access menu pops up on your screen, select a command prompt from different system functionalities.
Step 3: Further, use your keyboard to type the following commands and press enter after typing them one by one to successfully reset network configuration.
Netsh winsock reset
Netsh int ip reset
Netsh interface ipv4 reset
Netsh interface ipv6 reset
Step 4: once you are done with typing these command and hitting the enter button, go back and restart your device to check if the error is still popping up.
4. Changing Your MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit)
If the error is still not resolved, worry not, the cause behind it could be a wrong MTU which may be causing trouble establishing connection to a website. Some devices or routers hinder MTU workings. In this section, we will learn how to change MTU and set up an ideal one so that it may not create an issue from now onwards.
Step 1: To proceed, you have to look for the correct network name.
Step 2: Once you know the name, you have to open the run program. press Windows key and R button simultaneously.
Step 3: Run window will pop up on your screen.to activate user tool, type
Ncpa.cpl and hit the enter button.
Step 4: Further, if your network connection is through ethernet, type
Netsh interface ipv4 set subinterface ‘your network name’ mtu=1472 store=persistent.
Step 5: If your network connection is wireless, type
Netsh interface ipv4 set subinterfcae ’your network name’ mtu=1472 store=persistent
Step 6: Finally, hit the enter button and go back to restart your device.do not forget to restart your router too.
Check if the issue is resolved.
5. Disabling Anti-Virus Protection And Firewall
Anti-virus protection and firewall play a very important role in protecting Chrome from malwares and viruses that could harm your computer. But sometimes, this amazing feature could also block some useful websites, of which it is suspicious of causing harm to a computer and being malicious.
This blockage can cause Err_Connection_Reset error. If you are sure that this particular website is not harmful for your computer and trustworthy ,you can either install any other antivirus software or disable the present one. If your AV engine supports scanning in real time, it is an easy task!
You just need to click on the AV icon visible near the clock to disable the protection. Now check if the error is still popping up, and if it is not, just reinstall the firewall again. This will surely resolve the issue if firewall and antivirus were the real culprits.
6. Workaround Using A VPN
If changing your DNS server, resetting LAN proxy or network configuration, changing Maximum Transmission Unit, disabling firewall and antivirus protection software did not help you, this last solution could do so.
The VPNs can limit our access by blocking or restricting it to particular website or servers. VPNs can detour some limitations posed by internet providers. If using VPN is helpful for you, and your issue is resolved to an extent. the problem could be with your IP address too because it is a possibility that it is blocked.
You need to arrange for a new IP address, you could do that by contacting your IP address provider and by explaining the whole scenario to him. He will surely assign you new IP address and help you resolve the issue.
I hope that the solutions provided in this article must have helped you to resolve the error. You need to try all these solutions one by one and discover which one is a perfect fit for you. If you still counter the problem, contact your internet provider they will assist you with necessary help.