How to Fix Error 101 (net::ERR_CONNECTION_RESET) on Chrome Browser

Error code 101 net ERR_CONNECTION_RESET for resetting the connection in the Chrome, Edge or Yandex browser occurs when visiting any sites. In addition, in Windows 11/10, advanced web applications also give this error; since these are the same online services as in the browser, they are just converted from the web version to applications.

The ERR_CONNECTION_RESET error of resetting the connection in Chrome appears because the connection cannot be established correctly and is being reset. The culprit for this error may be a firewall, VPN, proxy, or cookies that were not cached correctly.

Fix Error 101 (net::ERR_CONNECTION_RESET)

  • Please turn off your computer, laptop and the router (modem) itself. Check if the wires are firmly connected to the router and computer. Turn it back on and see if the problem with code 101 is resolved.
  • Remove third-party antivirus temporarily if installed, as it may block network connections. Disabling for a while may not help, as the built-in firewall and firewall can work when the antivirus is disabled.
  • If you are using a VPN program or a VPN browser extension, uninstall it temporarily and check if the problem is resolved.

Fix Error 101 (net::ERR_CONNECTION_RESET)

1. Remove proxy

  • Type Win + R shortcut key and type inetcpl.cfpl (It will open quick internet properties).
  • Visit the “Connections” tab and ensure that “Automatically detect settings” is displayed.
  • Reboot your PC if you change.

2. DNS flush and TCP / IP reset

Run Command Prompt as administrator and execute the below commands lines in order:

  • ipconfig /flushdns
  • ipconfig /release
  • ipconfig /renew
  • netsh winsock reset catalog
  • netsh int ip reset
  • netsh int ip reset resettcpip.txt
  • netsh int ipv4 reset
  • reset ipconfig /flushdns

Now restart your PC.

You can also read Windows 11 Flush DNS Guide Here

3. Disable AppEx Networks Accelerator

If you have a PC or laptop with AMD components, then there may be an AppEx Networks Accelerator that noticeably slows down network connections, which can cause it to reset when connected to the server. To disable this third-party service:

  • Press Win + R and type ncpa.cpl
  • Right-click on the network adapter and select “properties.”
  • And uncheck the AppEx Networks Accelerator

4. Change DNS

  • Press Win + R and type ncpa.cpl
  • Right-click on the network adapter and then select “properties.”
  • Highlight the IP version of the protocol (TCP / IPv4), and below, click on the “Properties” button
  • In the new window, “Use the following DNS server addresses.”
  • Write to preferred: , alternative:
  • Reboot your PC

5. Clearing browser cookies

Open your browser, press Ctrl + H, and click “Clear History”. Select “All the time” and check the boxes everywhere, then click ” Delete data “. Do it twice for the two tabs “Basic settings” and “Advanced”.

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