Suppose you are seeing the “The Requested URL Was Rejected. Please Consult With Your Administrator” error while trying to load a website on Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Microsoft Edge. In that case, the problem should be oriented to the specific website, and clearing out the cookies and site data should help your resolve the issue. Follow these steps –
1. Try to open the website using another browser. Like – if you are facing this issue on Google Chrome, you can try to access the same website on another browser like Edge, Firefox, etc.
2. Network administrators in workplaces and universities place restrictions on some specific websites and keywords. So, if you are facing this while in Office or in your college, contact system administrators.
3. Try to access the webpage on another device (like a phone or tablet) using Google Chrome. Test if the webpage actually works.
Fix 1 – Clear the cookies of the website
The first thing you should try to do is to clear the cookie and site data of the specific website.
1. On the Google Chrome browser window, click on the three-dot menu and click “Settings“.
2. Next, click on “Privacy and security” on the left-hand pane.
3. On the right-hand section, tap the “Site settings” option to explore it.
4. Just, tap “Cookies and site data” to explore it.
4. Now, on the same side of the screen, tap “See all cookies and site data“.
5. Then, you will notice a search bar in the top-left corner. Write the name of the troublemaking website in the search box to filter out the search results.
6. Next, just click the bin icon to delete the website data from your system.
If you can find multiple cookies and site data, delete them all.
Once you have deleted the specific website cookies and site data, you can try to open the website once again. If this doesn’t work, close all the tabs on your Chrome browser and relaunch it.
Then, try to reach the website once more.
Fix 2 – Clear browser cache
If deleting a specific site data and cookies of the website don’t work, try clearing out the complete browser cache.
We have given detailed steps for clearing the browser cache in Google Chrome, Edge, and Mozilla Firefox.
Try clearing out the Chrome browsing data from your computer.
1. Open Google Chrome, if it isn’t already opened.
2. Then, you can press the Ctrl+Shift+Delete three keys together or, tap the three-dot menu and tap “More tools>” and tap the “Clear browsing data” option.
3. Set the ‘Time range:’ and select “All time” from the list.
6. Make sure that you have checked these three boxes–
Browsing history Cookies and other site data Cached images and files
7. Just, tap “Clear data” to remove all the corrupt files.
After this, try to reach the website again.
For the Microsoft Edge browser, follow thes steps –
1. Open Microsoft Edge, if it isn’t opened yet.
2. Then, tap on the three-dot (⋯) menu and tap “History” to access it.
3. Next, tap on the three-dot menu again and click on “Clear browsing data” to wipe out the browsing history.
4. At first, toggle the ‘Time range’ to “All time“.
5. Then, tick all these four boxes.
Browsing history Download history Cookies and other site data Cached images and files
6. Next, just tap “Clear now” to clear the browsing data.
Wait patiently, until the Edge browser clears out all the site data on your computer.
Next, try to visit the website once again and test.
If you are facing this problem in Mozilla Firefox
1. After opening Firefox, tap on the menu button () and click on “History>“.
2. Next, click on “Clear recent history“.
3. After that, set the ‘Time range to clean:’ option to “Everything” from the drop-down list.
4. Next, just click “OK“.
After clearing the Firefox cache, try to open the website again.
Fix 3 – Try opening in incognito mode
Sometimes some extensions may break/disallow some websites.
1. You can open an incognito tab very easily. You can press the Ctrl+Shift+N keys together to open an incognito tab.
2. In Google Chrome or any other browser, click on the three-dot menu and tap “New Incognito window“.
3. In the Microsoft Edge browser, tap the three-dot button and tap “New InPrivate window“.
4. If you are using Mozilla Firefox, press the Ctrl+Shift+P keys together to call an incognito tab. Or, tap the three-bar icon and tap “New private window“.
Try to open the website once more. Check if this solves your problem.
Fix 4 – Add the website to the Trusted list
You should add the problematic site to the list of Trusted sites.
1. Copy the problematic website address from the address bar.
1. At first, right-click the Windows icon and tap “Run“.
2. Then, type this and click “OK“.
3. In the Internet Options screen, visit the “Security” tab.
4. After that, click on “Trusted sites“.
5. Next, click “Sites” so that you can add the website.
6. Paste the website in the box.
7. Uncheck the “Require server verification (https://) for all sites in this zone” box.
8. Finally, tap “Add“.
6. Finally, click “Apply” and “OK“.
After that, exit the Internet Options screen. Then, launch the browser and try to open the website again.
Fix 5 – Remove the website from Internet Options
Check whether you have blocked the website on your computer or not.
1. At first, right-tap the Windows icon on your taskbar and tap “Run“.
2. Then, copy-paste this term into the Run box and hit Enter.
3. Next, go to the “Privacy” section.
4. In the ‘Settings’ pane, click on “Sites“.
5. Coming on to the Per Site Privacy Actions window, check if you can find the problematic website in the ‘Managed websites:’ pane.
6. If you can find that, select it and click “Remove” to remove it from the blocked list.
7. After that, click “OK“.
8. Coming back to the main page, click “Apply” and “OK” to save the changes.
After this, open the browser and open the website once more. You won’t see the “The Requested URL Was Rejected. Please Consult With Your Administrator” error message again.
Fix 6 – Pause the extension on the page
Some extensions (like – Adblocker, uBlock Origin, etc.) have the ability to break websites while blocking HTML scripts, ads, trackers, etc.
1. Launch the website on the browser.
2. It may still present you the error message “The Requested URL Was Rejected. Please Consult With Your Administrator“. But don’t worry.
3. Just, right-click the acting extension and click “Pause on this site“.
This way, pause all the extensions and refresh the webpage. Check if this helps.
Fix 7 – Disable the hardware acceleration
Hardware acceleration is another feature that can cause the problem.
1. Open a blank tab in Google Chrome.
2. Then, paste this term in the address bar and hit Enter to reach the specific location.
3. Then, make sure “Use hardware acceleration when available” is switched to “Off” mode.
4. Next, tap “Relaunch” to relaunch the browser.
After doing this, retry reaching the website once again.
Fix 8 – Use other log-in credentials
If you are using a particular email address while trying to log in to the website, it may fail. So, either uses the website without logging in or you can use another email address to log in to the same website.