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The requested URL was rejected: How to fix this browser error

These are some resolutions that might fix The requested URL was rejected error.

Potential fixes for rejected URL errors

  1. Install Opera
  2. Check if the is Website Down
  3. Clear the Browser Cache
  4. Restart Your Router
  5. Add the Webpage URL to Your Trusted Websites
  6. Open the Page in Alternative Browser

What can I do to fix the URL rejected errors?

1. Install Opera

If the website you’re trying to visit is up and running, then your browser might be the culprit. We suggest installing a new browser.

For example, Opera is an excellent choice for Windows 10 users. If we were to describe Opera using 3 words, these words would be: fast, reliable, and secure. So, basically, that’s everything you need from a browser.

If you prefer using a reliable browser that doesn’t throw all sorts of errors when you’re trying to visit a particular website, download and install Opera.



Navigate the Internet more easily and with close to zero errors, by using this fantastic browser.

2. Is the Website Down?

First, check if the website is down or not. It might be the case that the website is generally down. To check if that’s the case, open the Is it Down Right Now website in your browser.

Enter the website’s URL in the text on that site, and press the Check button. Then the server status check will tell you if the site is down or not.

3. Clear the Browser Cache

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  1. Press the Customize Google Chrome menu button.
  2. Click More tools and select Clear browsing data to open the options shown in the snapshot directly below.
  3. Select All time on the Time range drop-down menu.
  4. Select the Cookies and other site data option.
  5. Press the Clear data button.

The requested URL was rejected error can be due to broken, or corrupted, cookies. Some users have stated that clearing the browser cache fixed the issue. 

Users with other browsers can clear their cookies with the freeware CCleaner utility. Click Free Download on CCleaner’s website to add that software to Windows.

Then users can click Custom Clean > Applications in CCleaner to open the tab shown directly below. Select the Cookies check box for your browser, and then press the Analyze button. Thereafter, users can click the Run Cleaner button.

This post was written by Matthew Adams and was first posted to WindowsReport

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