How to Fix Err_Empty_Response in Chrome (1 Problem 7 solutions)

In this current century, with the advancement in technological aspect almost everything is being controlled with the help of “internet”. Internet has been highly changed the lives of people in all aspects in almost everyday lives. As technology advances, the internet traffic is also being highly noted one with the advancement and number of internet user’s increase.

Once the number of internet user’s increase the data limit, speed and usage differs from one user to other with that of the package. So for uninterrupted internet services prefer any one of the internet service provider and stick to them. The most commonly used web browser is google chrome. As said with the increase in number of users even sometimes the browsers may lead into some problem. Err_Empty_Response is one such error that might be because of the internet connection, system settings or by any of other external applications.

Fixing Err_Empty_Response in Google Chrome (7 Solutions)



Here we are going to list out some useful, tested and working solutions for resolving and troubleshooting Err_Empty_Response. There is no specific reason for the cause of this error but need not worry or to panic if this error occurs in your computer system. Simply follow the below listed suggestions / solutions one by one until your computer system’s problem is being sorted out.

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Solution 1: Clear cache from chrome browsing

Clearing the cache resolves many internet related errors and problems. It also cleans up the space capacity and speeds the performance.

Step 1: Open “Google Chrome” browser on your computer system

Step 2: Click on the three dots aligned vertically in the upper right corner of your browser page.

Step 3: From the drop-down menu, move your mouse towards more tools option, click on clear browsing data from the side menu. (See image below)

Chrome Developer Tools

Chrome Developer Tools

Step 4: Select the time range from the drop down box, click on the items you need to remove cache, browsing history or even the passwords.

Clear Browsing History

Clear Browsing History

Step 5: Click clear browsing data. (See image above).

Finally clearing browsing data clears all the cookies, cached datas from your computer system.

Solution 2: Using Command Prompt

This chrome error can be fixed by using different command prompt like flush dns, renew, release etc.., also along with some important commands like resetting winsock.

If the first solution does not work try the below mentioned steps.

Step 1: Click on “windows” button from the left corner of your task bar. In the search box type “cmd”,“ windows command processor” will be listed.

Step 2: Open the command prompt window (you will see a black screen window with your user name of the system). Type & run the below mentioned command one by one. You can even copy & paste the below mentioned commands in the command prompt window.

ipconfig /release

ipconfig /all

ipconfig /flushdns

ipconfig /renew

netsh int ip set dns

netsh winsock reset

Windows Command Prompt

Windows Command Prompt

NOTE: Run all the commands one by one. Do not copy all together and paste in the command prompt window.

Step 3: Once after completing the step 3, wait until the command prompt finishes running the process. It may take a few seconds. Once done restart / reboot your computer system.

Now try searching the websites / domain names through chrome. The error message have been resolved and could be disappeared.

Solution 3: Scanning the entire system

Simply install an antivirus software tool such as Avast, AVG, Quick heal etc.., (there are many more antivirus software available in the market, we have listed these only for an example). After installing antivirus software, simply scan the entire computer system. Sometimes due to any of the malicious software programs these errors may arise.

Solution 4: Clear system junk / temporary files

In this method, we are going to clean up the junk and temporary files in the PC.

Step 1: Click start option and type “cmd” command prompt window will open.

Step 2: Type the command “cleanmgr” and press enter.

Disk Cleanup - Windows

Disk Cleanup – Windows

The disk cleanup process will be started and you will be informed about the running time of the process. Once the process is finished, simply restart your computer system.

Solution 5: Reset Google Chrome

This may sometime make you surprise. Just type chrome://flags and enter. Click reset all to default.

Chrome Flags

Chrome Flags

Now relaunch google chrome to get back your internet connection.

Solution 6: Uninstall / Reinstall google chrome

Another simple solution to carry out is to simply uninstall google chrome web browser from the system and then re-installing chrome may work out to resolve the problem.

Solution 7: Update windows / chrome

If you use any of the lower versions of the windows or of chrome, simple update your system so that the problem can be solved.

Other general solutions:

  • Check your internet connection status.
  • Check Firewall settings to ensure that your browser is not blocked by the firewall. If that is the case try uninstalling and reinstalling your firewall, or you may disable the firewall temporarily and check back your internet connection.
  • By simply plugging off your computer system, from router, internet connection and the power source some problems can be resolved. So leave it for few minutes, then restart the router. This may sometime help you out to get your internet connection back.

Precautions for the future:

  • Clear your recycle bin, temp files etc.,
  • Clean your browsing history, cached data and cookies
  • Do not change the network providers very often. Try to stick with any one network provider

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Internet related errors occurring now a days is being a part of the internet traffic system as the number of users keep on increasing. With the advancement in all sectors everything is capable of solving as like this error “Err_Empty_Response”. So with a little knowledge you can simply solve the internet related problems. If none of the above solutions worked out to solve the problem kindly contact your ISP technician or any of your technical friends. Kindly write to us your feedback / suggestions that might help others too. Stay happy, stay healthy.


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