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How to fix ERR_CONNECTION_ABORTED error on Chrome

How to fix ERR_CONNECTION_ABORTED error on Chrome

How to fix ERR_CONNECTION_ABORTED error on Chrome – We use chrome for browsing our favorite websites. But chrome too shows many types of error during run time. In most cases Internet Connectivity is the major issue. But despite connectivity many other issues create trouble. In this article we focus on errors that abort browser- network accessibility. We must focus on parameters which are also a factor to these types of error. These factors are –

  • IP address blocking by intended websites.
  • Websites not supporting SSLv3 protocol
  • Antivirus program features

How to fix ERR_CONNECTION_ABORTED error on Chrome

Let us look on error message which shows on browser. “This site can’t be reached. The webpage at “Url address” might be temporarily down or it may have moved permanently to a new web address”. Err_Connection_Aborted.

Note – Before going for troubleshooting, try to access webpage with different browser or in Incognito mode. We also suggest creating a system restore point.

Procedure to fix ERR_CONNECTION_ABORTED error on Chrome

  • Disable Firewall and Antivirus –

We can deactivate or disable the antivirus program running on Computer. Just go the system tray present in the taskbar. Right click on Antivirus icon and navigate to the option to deactivate antivirus temporarily. If possible set the duration for disabling antivirus protection. After disabling, check if problem is solved. Else disable Windows Firewall protection. Firewall might block inward or outward connection, so disable it.

  • Disable SSLv3 in browser (Chrome)

Create a shortcut icon of Chrome browser on Desktop. This can be done by navigating following path –

C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\ Chrome\ Application\

Then right click on Chrome.exe and send to >Desktop (Create Shortcut).

Right click on Google Chrome shortcut and click on Properties.

Navigate to the tab labelled as Shortcut. In the field labelled as Target, replace everything with text given below.

C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe” –ssl-version-min=tls1

Replacing with the text will disable SSLv3 on Google Chrome Browser.

  • Reset Google Chrome –

Before resetting, make sure that chrome is not running in the background using Task Manager. Open Run using Win+R combo keys. Type the path given below and press enter.

%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data

Search for folder named Default. Press Shift + Delete combo to delete the Default folder. Open Chrome and click on Menu button at top right corner. Then click on Settings. Scroll down to bottom for Advanced Settings. Navigate to “Restore Settings to their original defaults” button and click on it. Finally click on Reset. This will reset Chrome Brower.

  • Google Chrome Re-installation –

If the above troubleshooting does not solve the problem, we need to reinstall the Google Chrome browser. So go to Control Panel and uninstall it.

Hope this works for you!

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