“Err_Connection_Reset” in Windows

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Google Chrome, but not only, connection errors are quite common nowadays. They are very frustrating as well as frequent. Err_Connection_Reset is one of the most common ones that we can encounter. As there is not just one tweak that can fix connection errors that’s why I’ve listed the most effective fixes.

"Err Connection Reset" in Windows

Proxy Settings

This is the most effective cause for this issue. In this part we will make sure your computer is not configured to use proxy server. Go to Control Panel then click on Internet Options while icon view is selected.

"Err Connection Reset" in Windows

Windows 8/8.1 users can access control panel by clicking settings from charms bar. Once the Internet Options window is open select Connections tab and then click on LAN Settings.

"Err Connection Reset" in Windows

In the new window deselect Use a Proxy Server for Your LAN check box if it is selected. Close the window after clicking OK.

"Err Connection Reset" in Windows

Note: If you see that the Use a Proxy Server for Your LAN check box is non-clickable then probably your computer is infected by malware (or it has been disabled by a Group Policy rule).

IP Reset

This is another fix which reportedly worked for many people. Proceed by typing command prompt in the search box of the Start Menu. Afterwards, in the command prompt window type in or just copy and paste the command line given below and hit enter.

netsh int ip reset
netsh winsock reset catalog

"Err_Connection_Reset" in Windows

Restart your computer and then check if you are still getting the error.