Err_connection_reset is an error that usually occurs when the website you are trying to visit cannot establish a connection with the destination site. Some sites may work but others won't. The error may be caused by changes made in the registry, Transmission Control Protocol/ Internet Protocol (TCP/ IP), or other network settings. The changes may occur without your knowledge due to third-party programs like PC optimization software, anti-virus, or firewalls.
The error may also manifest as, "err_connection_timed_out" and "err connection reset."
The error is not specific to any one device or operating system. If you're using a web browser, the error may affect Android, Mac, Windows 7 and 10.
Some of the common fixes include:
Please see our in-depth walk-through solutions below.
“Err_connection_reset” is a browser error that may occur as a result of a third-party security software. It could also be caused by a third-party plugin/ extension on your browser. Try to disable the third-party security software such as anti-virus, VPN, or firewalls and unwanted browser plug-in/ extension to solve the problem. See the instructions below.
Disable security software
NOTE: If you are on a private network such as school campus or an office, you may need network admin assistance. They might have a firewall that prevents users from accessing a certain website.
Watch this YouTube video here or see instructions below.
To Clear Cache in Desktop
To Clear Cache in Android
To reset, see the instructions below or watch the YouTube Video tutorial here.