How To Solve Pr_Connect_Reset_Error in Chrome

When you are trying to open some websites in a browser you may face a “Pr_connect reset error”. This error prevents you to open that particular website and view its contents. This error might be due to firewall issues, network issues, etc. Firstly try to restart your computer and check if the error still exists. If yes, then this article has a few solutions to solve the problem. Let us start!

Method 1: Clear Browser Cache

 

Step 1: Open the chrome browser and click on the three dots at the top right corner

Step 2: From the appeared list, click on More tools

 

More Tools

 

Step 3: From the fly out list, select clear browsing data

 



Clear Browsing Data

 

Step 4: Choose the time range as all time

Step 5: Click on the checkbox beside browsing history, cookies, and other site and cached images and files

Step 6: Then click on the Clear data button

 

Clear Data

 

Step 7: Restart the system and check if the issue is solved.

 

Method 2: Disable Proxy Settings And VPN On Your PC

 

Step 1: Open Windows settings using Windows + I keys together

Step 2: Click on Network & Internet

Network Internet

 

Step 3: On the left side, click on VPN

 

Vpn

 

Step 4: On the right side, disable Allow VPN over metered networks and Allow VPN while roaming by clicking on the toggle bar

 

Allow Vpn

 

Step 5: On the left side, click on Proxy

 

Proxy

 

Step 6: On the right side, under Manual proxy setup, disable the proxy server by clicking on the toggle bar below use a proxy server (blue color should not be present on the toggle bar)

 

Disable Proxy

 

Method 3: Remove The Third Party Firewall And Antivirus

 

If you are using any third party antivirus it may cause the error. So disable or remove the antivirus you are using. To uninstall it follow the below steps.

Step 1: Open the run prompt using Windows + R keys

Step 2: Type appwiz.cpl in the run prompt and hit enter. This will open the programs and features window

 

Appwiz

 

Step 3: Find for the third party antivirus and right click on it and click on uninstall 

 

Uninstall

 

Method 4: Flush DNS

 

Step 1: Open the Command prompt. To do that type cmd in the windows search bar then hold Ctrl + Shift keys and hit enter

Step 2: Copy the below command and paste it in the command prompt then hit enter

ipconfig /flushdns

 

Ipconfig

 

Step 3: Wait for the command to execute and then check if the issue is solved.

 

Method 5: Disable The Extensions In Chrome

 

Step 1: Open the chrome browser and click on the three dots at the top right corner

Step 2: From the appeared list, click on More tools

 

More Tools

 

Step 3: From the fly out list select extensions

 

Extensions



 

Step 4: Disable each extensions by clicking on its toggle bar (blue color should disappear from the toggle bar). Now check if the issue is resolved.

 

Disable Antivirus

 

Method 6: Enable DNS Over HTTPS In Chrome

 

Step 1: Open the chrome browser and click on the three dots at the top right corner



Step 2: From the appeared list, click on Settings

 

Settings

 

Step 3: On the left side, click on Privacy and security

 

Privacy Security

 

Step 4: Click on Security at the right

 

Security

 

Step 5: Enable Use secure DNS by clicking on the toggle bar beside it

Step 6: Select any one of the providers by clicking on the drop down menu and then check if the issue is solved.

 

Method 7: Connect To A Different Network

If none of the above solutions work, then try to connect to a different network. Sometimes there might be a chance if you are using a private or organization network it might restrict you the access to some websites. So try connecting to a different network and also try to access the website in other browsers and check if the issue is solved.

 

That’s it! I hope this article is helpful and let us know which of the above method you applied and got it done. Thank you!!