Solve NET ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE Error Problem Issue

Google chrome although the most popular internet browser among the internet users, it still needs improvement and in various cases user encounter net ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE chrome solution. While surfing the internet, users face many errors and among those errors, an empty response is one of those.

Previously, we had covered various google chrome errors like Your Connection is not private error and many more. and it was similar to the subjected issues as both are network-related issues.

Recently, solution exist readers reported that they are facing error net::err_empty_response in google chrome hence we started to do research on it and put down the result of research in today’s article. The empty response is an error, the user gets when he/she tries to open a website or a webpage and it fails to load. This means no data received from the website. Users not only get this error on the computer but also on the android phone.

A similar kind of error that we had addressed in one of our posts is How to Fix Chrome RESULT_CODE_HUNG Error in Windows

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Today in this tutorial, we are going to learn how to fix ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE Error. Prior to getting into the tutorial to fix the error, lets us know why err_empty_response google chrome occurred and why internet users face this error in chrome.

What is net err_empty_response google chrome?

Empty response chrome error is an issue that occurred due to network issues. While the user is surfing the web and open a website and the website fails to load. This error represents that website is not sending data while loading and in that case, ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE error popup on the chrome screen.

Now that we had learn why this err_empty_response mac or windows error occurred, lets dive into methods to fix error.


There can be several reasons why the user gets an empty response error, hence in this guide, we will walk you through all the possible errors and processes to fix them. Follow all the methods one by one and it will surely help you to fix the failed to load resource: net::err_empty_response error.

Method 1 – Check internet connection

As discussed in what is ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE, this error is occurred because of data not received from the website which we are loading. There is the possibility that the internet connection was not working. So as a primary step, we should check whether the internet connection is working or not. If possible, try to switch internet connection like if you are using wifi then you can try using internet using mobile USB tethering or by LAN connection.

If there was a problem due to internet connection, switching internet connect can help you to diagnoses it. After checking, try to load the website and check if the problem is fixed or not.

Method 2 – Switch Brower or open website incognito mode

In some cases, it is found that it, not a website fault or a network issue, it is the problem with the internet browser. In that case, you can try any other internet browser like Firefox or Microsoft Edge. Switching an internet browser can help you to check if the problem is with google chrome or with other software.

In case if the website is opening normally in other web browsers, you can uninstall the culprit software and try reinstalling it.

Method 2 – Remove unnecessary chrome extension

Google chrome extension and add on helps users to perform a certain task in simple click which requires pretty long steps to perform or in some case it helps to perform the certain job which requires download software. Google chrome has a huge extensions library from where users can download useful Chrome extensions.

These extensions had permission to monitor chrome data which are used to get these extensions to work and cyber attackers use these features to inject malware and adware. There is a possibility that a malicious google chrome extension gets installed in your chrome browser and is responsible for the error.

Hence it is recommended to monitor and observe all the installed chrome extensions and if found any which is not installed by the user then disable and remove them.

Method 3 – Disable VPN or proxy (net err_empty_response chrome)

VPN and proxy are the softwares which reset network settings in windows and allows you to change your location while sufing internet. In some case as the network setting is disturbed, chrome users gets ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE Issue in Google chrome.

In such cases, user needs to disable VPN software or proxy servers and check if the problem is fixed or not.

Method 4 – Delete browsing data in Chrome

As we use Google Chrome, browsing data, chrome cookies and chrome cache is generated and stored in data folder. Sometimes these store browsing data casuse error in chrome and shows net err_empty_response. To fix this error, one must delete the cache in Google Chrome. These browsing data not only found resposible for the susbjected error, but found root cause for many other errors also like DNS Probe Finished No Internet Error in Chrome.

We had described the process of deleting browsing cache in chrome as a solution in Fix ERR_NETWORK_CHANGED error Google chrome. Read and follow the steps from the article and check whether your problem is fixed or not after performing the clear cache procedure.

Method 5 – Flush the DNS in the CMD (net err_empty_response)

It is observed that flushing DNS in windows using cmd found effective to solve various chrome errors. Multiple changes in the network can be the requirement for DNS errors in chrome. Users can try flushing DNS using CMD to fix no data received error in chrome.

Steps to flush dns cache chrome

Step 1 : Firslty click on start button and click on start menu and search for CMD.

Step 2 : Now right click on it and select run as administrator to open CMD in admin mode.

Step 3 : Now in CMD type the below command

ipconfig /flushdns

Step 4 : Hit Enter and the process will be started. These steps require a couple of minutes.

Step 5 : Wait for unit the process is complete and you are done, Close CMD.

Now open google chrome and try to open any website and check if the problem of no data receive in chrome is fixed or not.

Method 6 – Scan system for virus or malware

If you are using the internet without any virus protection software then you are offering attackers to infect your pc. A computer without antivirus is more prone to get infected with malware, spyware, and adware. This malicious software gets installed in the system and targets chrome and shows you ads and redirects you to spammy websites.

These malicious codes change network setting and sometimes results in error empty response. Hence there is a possibility that your computer or system is infected with the virus and in that case, you should scan your system for malware.

We had created a detailed tutorial on how to remove malware for free. You can read the tutorial and can scan the system for viruses. If you are not using any antivirus software then we recommend you to install antivirus software in the system.

Method 7 – Use system restore point

If none of the above methods works then system restore can help you to fix it. An individual can use system backup and restore it and check if the problem is fixed or not. WE had created a detailed tutorial on how to use and Create System Restore Point Windows 10

FAQ (no data received err_empty_response chrome)

Why no data received error occured in Google chrome

Chrome no data received error occurred if web browser is unable to load the webpage because the server sent no data. This is a network issue that mostly occurred when the website is failed to load.

How to reloads page bypassing the local cache?

In google chrome, user can press Ctrl+F5 from the keyboard to reload the page bypassing the local cache. IF the no data received error is due to chrome cache, then this will fix it.

How to fix err empty response android

If you are using android phone and encounter err empty response error then try the below fixes
1. Clear chrome android cache
2. Switch internet connection or use WIFI
3. Use another web browser
4. Disable VPN apps if you are using them.

Fix website didn’t send any data in chrome

This problem occurred due to a network issue in chrome and there are multiple reasons that can be behind network issues. This network issue causes an empty response in chrome.

Wrapping Up

Hope you like the tutorial on how to fix net err_empty_response chrome. If you face any problem while following the steps or methods to fix ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE Error then feel free to use the comment section, solution exist will help you to deal with it.

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Ronak Prajapatit is a Chemical Engineer by profession and a Part-Time blogger. He is a passionate tech blogger who likes to share his knowledge and helped to troubleshoot problems of computers and PC.

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