Top 4 Solutions to ERR_CONTENT_DECODING_FAILED on Browsers

Summary :

  • Corrupted Cache/Cookies
  • Faulty DNS configurations
  • Something wrong with Windows Firewall
  • Corrupted or outdated network adapter drivers

Solution 1: Clear History and Cookies on the Browser

As mentioned, corrupted cache or cookies could be the culprit of ERR_CONTENT_DECODING_FAILED on browsers. To solve the problem, you should clear your history and cookies on the browser.

For Chrome

If you encounter ERR_CONTENT_DECODING_FAILED on Chrome, you need to:

For Microsoft Edge

To clear cookies and solve ERR_CONTENT_DECODING_FAILED on Microsoft Edge, you can:

Solution 2: Change DNS Server Addresses

ERR_CONTENT_DECODING_FAILED might also happens on browsers if your DNS addresses are not correct. To solve the problem, you can follow the steps below to change your DNS server addresses.

Solution 3: Turn off Windows Firewall Temporarily

Another reason for ERR_CONTENT_DECODING_FAILED is that your Firewall or antivirus is blocking your connection to a particular site or the internet.



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