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How to Fix Err_Empty_Response Error in Google Chrome, If you encounter the Err_Empty_Response error in the Google Chrome browser on your Windows 10 computer, you should be able to resolve the issue using the various troubleshooting steps provided below.
Fix Err_Empty_Response Error in Google Chrome
When a user tries to use the Google Chrome browser on a Windows 10 computer to visit or log in to certain websites, Err_Empty_Response usually appears.
Generally, users report that they see the following types of messages with Err-Empty_Response errors in the Google Chrome browser.
- Err_Empty_Response – No Data Received
- Err_Empty_Response – This page isn’t loading
- Err_Empty_Response – the website didn’t send any data and might be down
- Err_Empty_Response – unable to load the webpage because the server sent no data
- Err_Empty_Response – This page isn’t working
First, make sure your computer is connected to the Internet, and then try to solve the problem using the troubleshooting steps provided below.
Check URL address
The simplest reason for the Err-Empty_Response error in Google Chrome is due to the user typing in the website name or URL address or the website they are trying to access.
Therefore, please make sure that the name and URL address of the website you want to visit is correct.
Clear browser cache
Another simple reason for errors in Google Chrome is that the browser cache is outdated or corrupted.
Open Chrome browser > click on 3-dots menu icon > More Tools > Clear Browsing Data. On the next screen, set All Time as the ‘Time Range’ > check Browsing History, Cookies, and other site data, Cached images, and files options, and click on the Clear Data button.
After Clearing Browsing Cache, see if you are able to connect to internet.
Reset network settings
The problem may be due to changes in browser settings. Therefore, please follow the steps below to reset the network settings on your computer to the factory default settings.
Go to Settings > Network & Internet > scroll down in the right-pane and click on Network Reset. On the Network Reset screen, click on Reset Now button.
On the confirmation pop-up, select the Yes option to confirm. After the computer restarts, you will have to rejoin Wi-Fi Network by entering your Wi-Fi Network Password.
Flush DNS & Reset IP Address
Open Command Prompt as Admin > type
ipconfig /flushdns and press the enter key on the keyboard of your computer.
Next, type the following commands one-by-one and press the Enter Key after each command.
netsh int ip reset
After running the above commands, close the Command Prompt window and Restart your computer.
Disable Chrome extension
Sometimes, the problem is due to certain Chrome extensions preventing the browser from connecting to certain websites.
Open Chrome browser > click on 3-dots menu icon > More tools > Extensions. On the next screen, disable Extensions by moving the toggle to the OFF position.
Restart Google Chrome browser to implement this change.
Clear Temporary Folder
Right-click on the Start button and click on Run. In the Run Command window, type %temp% and click on OK. Select All Items in the Temp Folder and delete them (select all items > right-click and click on the Delete option).
Note: You may not be able to delete certain files that are in use (Skip those files and delete the remaining ones).
Restart the computer and check to see if you can now access the website using Chrome browser.
Change DNS server
If the above steps do not help, or you often encounter browsing problems, please consider switching the DNS server on your computer to a free public DNS server provided by Google, Cloudflare, or OPEN DNS.
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