Google chrome is one of the most popular and well-known, updated web browsers available over the internet. It serves the best for all kinds of personal computers (PC’s) ranging from old to high-end computers. The computers having less than 3Gb RAM (Random Access Memory) has issues regarding RAM consumption. It is even worse when most of the Tabs are open at the same time.
Google and its team are constantly working and are updating their network and databases to improve its functionality. It also tries to reduce the errors.
Irrespective of the timely updates and regular network checks Google chrome users find problems with the server issues which need to be solved by following particular methods only.
To solve this issue properly one needs to find the roots of the problem and try to solve the issue from the same perspective. This will solve the issue permanently and makes you concentrate on your work.
What Does ERR_CONNECTION_CLOSED Mean?
When the server is down or there is any network issue the computer screen displays this code. The main reason for this may be the connection error. Mostly, the other web browsers like Microsoft Edge and Mozilla Firefox may work properly and accurately at the same time.
But when you check for Google chrome your display screen shows a network error or connection timed out. This occurs even when your Google chrome is update too.
How to Fix ERR_CONNECTION_CLOSED Error?
There are some basic methods to do before moving ahead with the technical aspects and technical methods.
- Switch off your device for a minute and then restart it to check if the problem is fixed or not. This is done when you are using a Proxy/VPN network and then disable it.
- Next is to go and check the same website on other devices to check whether the server is really down or blocked from the ISP (Internet Service Provider).
- Next, check the problematic website with other network servers like Your mobile Hotspot to make sure that the website can be accessed.
- Go to com to check the site is really down or not.
- Try with the Incognito tab or by removing all the extensions
- Make sure that Google Chrome is updated on time to time for such mishappenings.
Solution 1: Tweaking Internet and Chrome settings
This solution is suggested by most of the people who use Google and experts. The reason behind this is, this method has solved most of the server issues. Use this method before going to any method to solve the issue.
Step 1: Go to Google chrome and clear the browsing data. This can be done by going to Google chrome and clicking the three vertical dots at the top right corner then to select more tools and then clear the browsing data
Step 2: In order to delete all the browsing data select the “beginning of time “option and select what search data and files you want to delete. In most cases, it is better to delete or remove cache and cookies too.
Step 3: To make it work Restart the device and turn off your WIFI settings or unplug from the DSL internet cable.
Step 4: In order to remove all the cookies, go to three vertical dots again and select settings from the drop-down menu.
Step 5: Go to Advanced settings and select Privacy and security
Step 6: Go to site settings and select the cookies and site data option from the list of options available
Step 7: This is the place where all the deleted cookies in step1 may appear. So, you need to delete all those cookies or the ones you want to remove.
Step 8: Restart your computer device once again and check whether the issues get resolved or not.
METHOD 2: TWEAKING MORE SETTING USING COMMAND PROMPT
Command prompt or CMD solves these kinds of issues by just following some kind of commands. This will definitely save a lot of your precious time. All you need to do is to follow the guidelines and copy those commands to solve this issue.
Step 1: Go to the search bar and type Command prompt then, right-click on it and select it to run as an Administrator.
Step 2: Then you need to type netsh winsock reset in the command prompt. Then restart your computer to solve the issue.
Step 3: Then, you need to enter the given commands in the given order as listed and press the Enter button. The order is as follows –
Step 4: After entering all the commands in order you need to restart your device to check if the problem is solved.
If this problem still persists you need to follow some more steps to solve the issue. It includes checking with some of the DNS (Domain Name Server) related issues follow the below steps –
Step 1: Go to the search box and type network and sharing then, right-click on it to open network and internet settings at the taskbar.
Step 2: Click on change Adaptor options.
Step 3: Go to the connections you are using and give a right click on it to access the and select the “properties”
Step 4: Navigate to the Internet protocol version or Transmission control protocol (TCP/IPV4) and click again on “properties”.
Step 5: Go to General and then to “use the following DNS server address” and then type
Preferred DNS as: 8. 8. 8. 8
Alternate DNS as: 8. 8. 4. 4
Then click on the check box to validate settings upon exit
Step 6: Click on OK
Method 3: Scan your Computer for Malware
Malware is something that affects both the files saved on the device and slows down your computer functioning. This may be occurred due to downloading files that have viruses in it. In order to solve this issue, one needs to activate Anti-malware or Anti-virus protections. We suggest you go with one of the free tools like “Malwarebytes Anti Malware” (MBAM). This tool is free to use and is more effective in use.
There are some steps to be followed to get rid of this kind of error.
Step 1: Download the MBAM Anti-Malware tool.
Step 2: To Install it run the executable file.
Step 3: Launch the Anti-virus.
Step 4: Go to “settings” on the left side of the screen and then proceed to the “protection tab”
Step 5: Proceed with “scan for rootkits” to check for what has really caused the error to your device’s Google chrome.
Step 6: “Scan” your device with a Threat scan.
This method will come in handy when your device is affected by viruses and so, its functionality and speed decreases.
Method 4: Disable Anti-Virus/Firewall
The firewall and Anti-virus protect your device against the viruses your device may encounter. When a legitimate operation of a genuine application gets interacted with these things Chrome gets error most of the time.
To make it go out of your way, you need to disable the Anti-virus or disable the Firewall. It allows the firewall to select the quarantine chrome (or the false positive) and allows it to stop all kinds of communication and interaction get along. This is one of the commonly occurring errors on the devices. This method suggests the users disable all the Anti-virus or Firewall to remove this error for a long period of time in actual.
These are some of the methods to adopt when your laptop or personal computer or any other device is facing these kinds of errors. The basis to choose each method depends on some kind of criteria to choose from the available options. That is depending on the problem structure one can go with the best suited method. There are other methods also available to solve this problem apart from the given ones.