How Are The Methods To Fix Err_Connection_Refused In Chrome

Here, We are back again with another error code in Chrome. Previously, we have talked about the following common glitches seen on Google Chrome. We are mentioning them below:

  1. Best Ways To Fix “Err_Too_Many_Redirects” Error In Chrome.
  2. How To Fix ”Your Connection Is Not Private” Error On Windows 10.
  3. How To Fix ERR_SPDY_PROTOCOL_Error In Google Chrome.

This time we will find effective methods to fix Err_Connection_Refused in Chrome. But the main question is what is err_connection_refused?

Well, this error comes up when you browse any website and connection is not established correctly, this is when Err_Connection_Refused pop-ups on your system’s screen.

So, it’s time for fixes! We are sharing the effective solutions which will help you to get rid of err_connection_refused Windows 10.

Solution 1 – Clear Chrome’ s Browsing History and Caches

So, this is the straight forward method that will help you to toss out err_connection_refused in chrome. Below are the steps to follow:

  • Tap on the three dots located on the upper right side of the screen.
  • Now, navigate to More tools and click on Clear browsing data.



  • A new pop-up will appear on your screen, where checkmark on the boxes to clear history and caches.

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Solution 2- Change Proxy Settings to Stop Err_Connection_Refused on Windows 10

  • Press Window logo key and R, to open Run box.
  • Type control panel and hit enter.
  • In the Control Panel window, tap on Network and Internet. Make sure to view the control panel activity as Category.
  • In the Network & Internet category, click on Internet Options.
  • In the Internet Properties, tap on connections.

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  • Here, click on LAN Settings. Now, uncheck “Automatically detect settings and checkmark “Use a proxy server for your LAN” option.

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  • Now, click on Ok to change the settings.

Let me know if this method works well to remove the err_connection_refused Windows 10.

Solution 3- Temporary Disable Windows Defender Firefall

This method will again start from the Control Panel. You can follow the above method to open the Control Panel from the Run Box. Below are the steps to follow:

  • In the Control Panel Window, tap on Windows Defender Firewall. Don’t forget to update the view by the “large icon”
  • Now, look in the left side pane and tap on “Turn Windows Firewall on or off”


  • Tap on Ok to execute changes.

Solution 4- Clear DNS Cache To Get Rid Of Err_Connection_Refused In Chrome

  • Type Command Prompt in the Cortana search and run it as administrator.
  • In the CMD box, enter the following command “ipconfig /flushdns”

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Here you go! Through this method, DNS caches will be cleared.

Apart, DNS caches are the storehouse of temporary entries of webpages that you have accessed on your browsers. In short DNS stores the vital information which is related to the domain names and web address of web pages you have visited.

Final Words

Finally, we have completed the list of effective fixes for you to stop Err_Connection_Refused In Chrome. As we have temporary disable the Windows Defender Firewall (which is not recommended) in solution 3, if the issue is still in there then don’t forget to turn it on again. It’s because we don’t like unwanted guests in the form of Virus and Malicious peeps!

Additionally, WE didn’t mention to switch on and off your router device, because this is the foremost troubleshoot which many of you have already performed!

Moreover, if WE missed out on any point, or you think any other effective method would work to toss out the err_connection_refused on Windows 10 drop your comment below.

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