How to fix ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE – No data received in Google Chrome



ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE: Hey Guys Welcome to WildTricks! In this article, we are going to discuss the quick solution to ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE – No data received in Google Chrome. This error appears while you are browsing through different websites such as Youtube, Twitter, Facebook, Reddit, Tumblr or Logging into your own WordPress dashboard.

Few days before I was browsing through WildTricks and suddenly after reloading few pages, Chrome prompted ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE error. I was tensed that what suddenly happened to my site and then I tried to open some other sites and I was cooled down as none of them was opening and showing same error as ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE – Server sent no data. It confirmed that something is wrong with my internet connection or with chrome. As I was able to browse through my mobile hence it was chrome as the victim. Well after browsing through tens of blogs for the solution of ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE finally I came across the quick working solution to fix ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE error.

These days due to some bugs in the latest update of the network configuration in windows 10, windows 8, windows 8.1 and windows 7 ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE and ERR_CACHE_MISS Errors have started appearing in Google Chrome. Though we have complete internet connectivity but this error has gone viral and we are unable to use the internet in google chrome. This error appears due to some problem caused by firewall or some DNS connection or due to some flaws in APN.

ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE looks something like this:


Quick Solution to ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE Error

We will solve ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE using a command prompt. We will enter few commands in command prompt one by one and then you need to restart your PC. But take care that you need to access command prompt using administrator permissions. Like while resolving ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED error this error can be easily solved using command prompt.

Follow following settings to solve Err_EMPTY_RESPONSE in your device:

Open Command Prompt using Run As Administrator. Click on start menu and search for cmd. Right click on Command Prompt and click on Run As Administrator.DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET

>>>If you are on mac then open c:\ root. (Fix DNS PROBE FINISHED NXDOMAIN error on mac)

Now enter this command in command prompt one by one and hit on enter after each command.

  • ipconfig /release
  • ipconfig /all
  • ipconfig /flushdns
  • ipconfig /renew
  • netsh int ip set dns
  • netsh winsock reset


And just restart your PC and that’s it. It must resolve ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE on your PC. But still, if it is unable to solve ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE on your PC then you must refer to the second solution.

Update Driver Software

As per the computer experts, 70% of the error in windows PC may occur due to old versions of drivers installed your PC. ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE may be easily fixed by updating network adapter drivers to the latest version.

How to Download Latest Drivers for your PC:

You must update your device drivers at least once in three months to maintain the efficiency of your PC. If ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE isn’t solved by applying above solutions then apply this method. It will most probably solve any error related to network configuration.

How to update Driver of PC:

  1. Open Run (Windows+R).
  2. Type devmgmt.msc and hit Enter.
  3. Now you will see one option of Network Adapter in the list.
  4. Expand Network Adapter and Right Click on Your Network Connection.
  5. Now click on Update Driver Software.
  6. Now click on Browse my computer for driver software.
  7. Now select the option of Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer
  8. Now select your compatible network hardware and click Next.
  9. Now after successful update of drivers, you will see the dialog box of successful driver update.

That’s it. Now restart your PC and ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE must be solved.

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So these were quick and easy solutions to ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE errors. Command prompt solutions worked for almost everyone but you must take care of drivers of the network device, you must keep it up to date to stay away from any kind of errors related to internet connectivity.

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If ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE occur on your own WordPress website then first check it from another device if your site is accessible or not. In your site shows same error from another device then immediately contact your developer team or your hosting provider.

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