How do I fix error code 232001?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

Error code 232001 is a browser error code that means the browser was unable to connect to the server. This can happen for a number of reasons, including the server being down, the browser not being able to find the server, or the server being too busy.

1. (1) Restart your computer

(2) View the Event Viewer to identify the source of the error (3) Try to fix the error using the appropriate Windows Update or software update To restart your computer:

  1. Shut down your computer.

  2. Press and hold the power button until the computer restarts.

  3. When the computer starts up, release the power button.

  4. After your computer has restarted, open the Windows Update or software update application.

  5. If an update is available, install it.

  6. Restart your computer again.

  7. If the error code still occurs, contact your computer manufacturer for assistance. To view the Event Viewer:

  8. Open Event Viewer by clicking Start, clicking Event Viewer, and then clicking Windows Logs.

  9. In the search box, type "error code 232001."

  10. Double-click the event that contains the error code.

  11. In the details pane, read the information in the event log.

  12. Look for a solution in the suggested solutions section.

  13. If the error is not resolved using the suggested solutions, contact your computer manufacturer for assistance.

2. (2) Update your drivers

  1. Go to the Device Manager.
  2. Right-click on the device that is giving you the error code and select "Update Driver Software".
  3. Browse to the appropriate driver installation file and click on "Install".
  4. Wait until the driver has been installed and updated.
  5. Restart your computer.

3. (3) Try another USB port

If error code 232001 is not resolving then it is likely that the problem is with the USB port. Follow these steps to try another USB port:

  1. Unplug all other USB devices from the computer.
  2. Turn on the computer and wait for the BIOS to load.
  3. Select the “Boot Device” option from the BIOS menu.
  4. Select the USB drive from the list of devices.
  5. Click “Apply”.
  6. Reboot the computer.
  7. If the problem is still not resolved, then it is likely that the issue is with the USB drive and not the computer.

4. (4) Reinstall your USB controller

  1. Unplug the USB controller from the computer.
  2. Remove the screw that holds the USB controller in place.
  3. Gently lift the USB controller out of the case.
  4. Reinstall the USB controller in the case.
  5. Replace the screw that holds the USB controller in place.
  6. Plug the USB controller into the computer.

Still not working? maybe try:

  1. (5) Change your power supply.
  2. (6) Check your USB cables.
  3. (7) Try a different computer.
  4. (8) Contact the manufacturer.