The net::err_empty_response is one of the most common errors faced by users of Google Chrome browser, WordPress, Firefox, Drupal, PHP, Ajax and also on youtube. The error is mainly supposed to show that there is some problem with the website’s server, but most of the time it happens because of any problem with our own computer.
And while we cannot solve any problem related to the website’s server, we can definitely make efforts to solve this Err_Empty_Response error from our side.
So today we have brought you a handful of solutions you can try to resolve this issue-
How to Fix err_empty_response error? [ Solved ]
There are lots of things which can be causing this error, the culprit could be your browser, your drivers or the other junk files of your computers.
So we are going to try to solve this problem by various methods listed below from the most common to least common solutions-
Tip- before trying this method make sure that the problem is on your computer. To do so open the same site in any other computer/browser.
Method 1 – Fix your browser
Most of the times, your browser or a temporary file/cookie is the reason for the Error. So first we’ll try to fix this by cleaning the browser, follow the following steps to do so-
Step 1. Open Chrome.
Step 2. On your browser toolbar, click the Chrome menu.
Step 3. Click on More tools>Clear browsing data.
Step 4. In the box that appears, click the checkboxes for”Cookies and other site and plug-in data” and”Cached images and files.”
Step 5. Use the menu at the top to select the amount of data that you want to delete. Normally choosing one week is enough.
Step 6. Click Clear browsing data.
Step 7. Now restart the chrome browser and try to load the site you want to access. If the problem still occurs, then try the next method-
Method 2- Fix your computer
Just like your browser, different apps and files create temporary and junk files on your computer. And sometimes these junk files are the reason for blocking a particular or all websites. So now we’ll try to fix err empty response error by deleting these temporary files, for doing so follow the steps below-
Step 1. Go to Start menu and type command in the search box while holding Ctrl+shift on your keyboard and hit Enter.
Step 2. A dialog box will open then click on the Yes button.
Step 3. Now open a blank window with a blinking cursor then type “cleanmgr” and hit the Enter button.
Step 4. A new pop-up box will appear, in the box select the “Temporary Files or your C Drive” and others box from the category.
Step 5. And finally, click on the OK button.
This will free your computer from all the junk files. Now restart your computer and then try to browse again. Most of the time it will solve the error. If it doesn’t then there is one last thing we can try.
Method 3- Update system drivers
It happens rarely but if the problem is still there, then it can be because of outdated drivers. If that’s the case, then follow these steps to fix it-
Step 1. Click on the Start menu and type System Restore and hit the Enter button.
Step 2. Then follow the steps given in the pop-up in the system restore Wizard to select a restore spot.
Step 3. And finally, restore your computer.
This is the final option which you can try from your side. Once you have done it restart your computer and then try again to open your preferred website.
Although we can not guarantee that these methods will work for you. But in our research, we have found it working most of the time. So if you still face the error then you should go to the nearest service centre.
And don’t forget to tell us your experience and suggestions in the comments field.
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