How To Fix Google Chrome Error 101?


The best browser war is a never ending battle. Every browser packs an aggressive array of features ranging from speed boosters to advanced security measures for adequate privacy for the users. The war has been so hard that many of the leading pioneers such as Netscape and Internet Explorer has fallen behind with Google Chrome reigning supreme.

Google Chrome is not only the most sort after web browser but also one of the fastest in delivering web contents. It is a very stable browser often less likely to crash compared to others such as Firefox which has a reputation for crashing one too many times.

However, this does not mean it is free from occasional crashes and errors. One of the popular Google Chrome errors is the 101 Error.

Google Chrome Error 101 During Installation

This error usually occurs when Google Chrome installer fails in the attempt to create a temporary directory on your computer during the process of installation. To solve this issue, one must check whether there are security restrictions on creating temporary files and folders in your computer.

Step 1.
Open the Windows Explorer by pressing the Windows Key + E

Step 2.
On the Windows Explorer address bar type the following:

Win Vista/ Win 7/ Win 8 : %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local
Win XP: %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings

Step 3.
Right click on the Temp folder, select Properties and click on the Security tab.

Step 4.
On the Security tab, select your user profile in the Group or User names.

Step 5.
On the Permissions section, deselect the check boxes for Read, Write and Read & Execute permissions in the Deny column.

Step 6.
Click on Apply before clicking OK.

Step 7.
Re-try the installation process.

Google Chrome Network Error 101 (net::ERR_CONNECTION_RESET)

This error means that the existing HTTP connection between the website and Chrome is broken due a possible interruption in the internet connection. If this problem persists even after disconnecting and reconnecting the internet and also reloading the page then follows these methods.

Method 1: Malware test

Perform a malware test to determine whether your machine is infected. Some malwares have been known to prevent Google Chrome from connecting to a web server.

In the event that your machine is clean, try the other methods.

Method 2: Clear Cookies

Your cookies may be corrupt due to malware infestation or other reasons.

Step 1.
On the Chrome menu icon, click on Settings and then click on Show advanced settings.

Step 2.
Click Content settings in the Privacy section.

Step 3.
In the Cookies section, click on the all cookies and site data.

Step 4.
Select Remove All and close.

Method 3: Firewall and Antivirus settings

Ensure that Chrome is allowed in your firewall and antivirus settings.

Method 4: Proxy settings

Your proxy settings may be the root cause of your internet woes. Some malwares have also been noted to install different proxy settings. To adjust the proxy settings:

Step 1:
Click on the Chrome menu icon and select settings.

Step 2:
On the Settings option, click on Show advanced settings and click Change Proxy Settings will which will open the Internet Properties dialog.

Step 3:
Click the LAN settings and deselect automatically detect Settings.

Step 4:
Click OK.

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