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How to Fix ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT Error in Windows?


If you are getting ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT Error periodically then here is the guide how to Fix ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT Error in your windows browsers MAC browsers. This error occurs because of bad internet connectivity.  Here we are going to solve this error in google chrome in many ways. Previous days while browsing I am getting this error in my chrome browser and I Fix ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT Error in my browser easily.

How to Fix ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT Error in Windows?

Here I am going to give you step by step guide for solving this ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT Error on your chrome browser. If you are also getting this error in your browser then after reading and applying the ways you will resolve this error easily. This guide helps you resolve the error on many networks such as LAN, WiFi, etc. Fix ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT Error in Windows 10, 8, & 7. There are several reasons for getting this error and we will mention those all with the solution.

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Methods for Fix ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT Error in Windows

Here we are going to describe the 4 methods for solving the issue. Which is described in some easy steps with the working solution. Getting this error probably the website you want to visit is still out there. But It is most probably your internet connection error which gives you ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT Error. Now you don’t need to get regular with this because here you will get 4 methods to resolve that.

Before starting I would like to give you a personal suggestion as first aid. You should check your internet connection speed or restart your internet connection.

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Method 1. By Clear Browsing Data

Before applying any hard tricks or long method or tricks to resolve this error. basically, after using chrome for longtime it contains your browsing data such as cookies, app data, cache files, etc. It may be the reason for that and sometimes it also effects in opening some particular website. So, we are mentioned as a task and showing you the steps of clear browsing data.

Step 1.

Go to setting page by typing or pasting this chrome://settings/privacy into your URL box. You can also go to the setting page after clicking on the three line dots icon on the Right top side o the browser. After visiting setting you have to click on Privacy and Security Tab.

By Clear Browsing Data

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Step 2.

After that click on the clear browser data then select the duration and things which you want to clear.  Now click on Clear Data Browsing.

By Clear Browsing Data

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Method 2. Check or Edit your Windows host file

Step 1.

Open Notepad with Run as Administrator and then click on Yes.

Run As Administrator

Step 2.

Now click on File then open and go to  Local Disk C: > Windows > System32 > Drivers > etc.

click on File then open

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Step 3.

Now change the file type by changing in the All Files*.* (See the picture). After that open, the hosts file by selecting that file.

File Location

Step 4.

In hosts file, if you see the URL of any website that is not opening, then delete that line immediately. Then make sure you have deleted only the relevant line.


Step 5.

Now just save that file and Restart your PC.

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Methos 3. Flush or Renew DNS and IP

The steps to Fix ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT Error is also related to DNS and IP. The error ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT may occur due to this. So, here we are proving the steps guide for solving this error.

Step 1.

Open Command Prompt by pressing the Win+R (Windows Button + R). Then type CMD in the box and hit the enter or click OK.

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Step 2.

Now Command Prompt will be open and now you to type some commands.

ipconfig /flushdns
ipconfig /registerdns
ipconfig /release
ipconfig /renew
netsh winsock reset

Step 3.

Restart your PC.

Methos 4. Changing in LAN Setting.

Sometimes LAN setting has been changed by virus attack or any other purpose. Sometimes we installed some application and due to containing some defective files it attacks your proxy setting and it goes change. Whatever the nowhere is the method to resolve this.

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Step 1.

Open Control Panel and go to Internet Options.

Control Panel

Step 2.

A box will be opened and now Go to Connections tab and then click on LAN  Settings button.

LAN Setting

Step 3.

Now another box will be opened and here you need to Uncheck the all three box. After that, you just need to click on OK.

Uncheck and OK

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Closing Words

It just an advice to update Your Network Adapter Drivers. Because this is also the reasons for getting this error. Many peoples are gets solved by doing this even I also tried to do that. If you have not updated your drivers then this is also my personal recommendation to do. Even you should also contact your ISP because sometimes they don’t provide the connection with good speed. Before contact with your ISP please make sure the website which you want open that is get opened on the other devices such as mobile phones.

Which method works for you don’t forget to tell us. We are happy to help you and getting out of these kinds of errors.

Aashirvad Kumar: Aashirvad Kumar is Founder of Tele Trick Mania and SEO Executive at Optimize For SEO. He is blogging since 2016 on technology niche. He has experience of more than 5+ years in Digital Marketing. Specialization In SEO, SEM, SMM & Web Development.

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