If ERR_CONNECTION_ABORTED error occurs when you open a web page in your Chrome browser, follow these steps to resolve the problem on your Windows computer.
What Causes ERR_CONNECTION_ABORTED Error?
Often, when we try to search the Internet, we get many kinds of errors. Sometimes this happens because the Internet connection does not work properly. Sometimes some websites block your IP address, making it inaccessible. This can also happen if the website or service you are trying to access does not support SSLv3 (Secure Socket Layer Version 3 Protocol). Other possible causes of this error are some third party programs, such as an anti-virus program or browser extensions, which may interrupt your connection to the site. There may be several reasons.
In some cases, this simply means that the website has just been down, try opening the same web page in another browser and see if you can access it. Before making any corrections, try to access the same website using a different browser and preferably a different connection. Attempting to access the site from your browser in Incognito mode also helps.
Solution 1 – Temporarily Disable your Antivirus and Firewall.
- Right-click the antivirus icon in the taskbar and select Disable.
- Then select the period of time for which the antivirus should remain disabled.
- Select the shortest time possible, for example, 15 minutes or 30 minutes.
- Try opening Chrome again and see if the error is fixed or not.
- Press the Windows + I button and select Control Panel.
- Then click System and Security.
- Then click on the Windows Firewall.
- In the left pane, click Enable or Disable Windows Firewall, select Disable Windows Firewall, and then reboot your computer.
Solution 2 – Disable SSLv3 in the Chrome Browser.
Since the most common cause of this problem are websites that do not support SSLV3, you must disable SSLV3 in your web browser and force your Chrome browser to use the TLS1.0 protocol.
- Right-click the Google Chrome icon in the taskbar and select Properties.
- In the Target field, add a space after “chrome.exe” and type –ssl-version-min=tls1.
- Press OK to confirm this change.
- After turning off SSLv3, turn off the modem/router, wait 60 seconds, and turn it on again.
Resetting Google Chrome Browser Settings
Make sure that your Chrome browser is completely closed. You can try to open and close the Task Manager while Chrome processes are running on the background.
- Press the Windows Logo + R keys on your keyboard to open the RUN window, copy and paste the bottom line, and press Enter.
- Save the default folder to another location and delete it.
Note: All bookmarks, history, data, cookies, cache and passwords stored in your browser are stored in this folder, so remember to save a copy of it.
Now that we’ve got rid of the data, it’s time to reset the Chrome browser itself:
- Open Google Chrome and go to Preferences (from the three menu options).
- In the Preferences window, scroll down and click Advanced.
- Scroll down and click Reset column.
- A new window opens asking if you are sure you want to reset Google Chrome. Click Reset to confirm.
- Wait until the process is complete and restart Chrome.
Uninstall Windows Updates
Sometimes problems with your Internet connection can be caused by new Windows updates. We know that updating KB2992611 causes some kind of problems. So, follow this guide below to fix it.
- Check the installed updates from the control panel and click the Update KB2992611 button.
- Right-click and delete it.
- After uninstalling, restart the computer, then make sure that ERR_CONNECTION_ABORTED is still displayed.
Hopefully, these instructions helped fix the ERR_CONNECTION_ABORTED bug in Google Chrome. This will save you a lot of time and effort. Tell us what you think in the comments below!