Err_Cache_Miss — How To Fix in Chrome

Errr_cache_miss Fix on Google Chrome PC or desktop; Over 70% of the people surfing the internet make use of Google Chrome, but there has been a trending issue “ERR_CACHE_MISS” and this post is about fixing, fasten your sit belts.

What does “Err_Cache_Miss” Mean?

Well for those who have experienced this, and couldn’t figure out what could have caused it, “Err_Cache_Miss” happens to be a problem with caching.

Err_cache_miss fix

Caching is the process of storing data in a cache. A cache is a temporary storage area. … When you return to a page you’ve recently looked at, the browser can get those files from the cache rather than the original server, saving you time and saving the network the burden of additional traffic.(According to Wikipedia)

However this error message may come for a total different reason, but rarely.

Here are the three major causes of err_cache_miss

1) It may be that browser, extension or settings has been corrupted.

2) Or incorrect coding or PHP issues for the website being accessed.

Most common

3) Chrome is unable to get cache files from the website being accessed.

How to fix Err_cache_miss on Google Chrome desktop or Pc

1.) Updating your browser

Before launching into the technical part of this guide, the err_cache_miss error message could be as a result of your google chrome browser being outdated. so ensure that the browse is up to date, then restart the google chrome browser and all should work just fine.

How do you know if the google chrome browser is up to date or if not how to update?. go to settings, and under it click on about chrome. right after that, this page will reveal the current details of the google chrome browser, and if it happens to be out of date, there wold be an option to update.

2.) Simply Reloading or Refreshing the page

sometimes this error message maybe as a result of the internet connection at the time a page was trying to load. so atimes simply reloading the page may do the trick. let assume after implementing procedure 1 & 2 the problem persists, then we have to move on to other available procedures.

3.) Clearing your browsing data (Err_cache_miss)

The first thing you need do is to open your chrome browser, Scroll to the top right corner and click on the three dots. Then scroll down and click on settings.

Setting up

Once the page opens, go to advance settings, located at the bottom. And then, under privacy and setting, click on clear browsing Data.

A pop comes up showing how old the data you want to be cleared should be. Select all time, and move to the advanced section, where you’ll Also select all time.





Then tick every other thing apart from password and other sign in data, after all of that is done, you can bodly click hit clear Data.

This should do the trick, but peradventure it doesn’t work the next step got you covered.

4.) Restoring default settings (Err_cache_miss)

Head back to advance settings, and click on restore default settings.


Oops, that didn’t also work, well stay with me my esteemed visitors, because this problem must be solved.

You Know what close that chrome browser and try the next method.

5.) Disabling browser extensions (err_cache_miss)

in some cases, the source of this problem err_cache_miss might be a corrupt browser extension. And the funny part is that, there’s no way to tell which of the chrome extensions is corrupt and actually causing this problem. Therefore, the best thing to do is disable all the browser extension. Start by clicking on the three dots at the top right corner of your browser. Select more tools and then click on extensions. This automatically takes you to the browser extension page. Once on that page, disable browser one browser extension and reload the page to see if it’s cause or source of the error. repeat this for all browser extension till you find the corrupt one.

putting all into action and still getting this error message, then the next guide might help.

6.) Using Command Prompt (err_cache_miss)

Locate and open start, type cmd and click on search.



You find this guy command prompt, right click on it and click run as administrator.

In the midst of doing that, a pop notification, depicting “would you like this app to make changes to your system” all you need do is to tap on yes.

Now type the following commands one after the other, each accompanied by the enter button.

Imputing command





netsh int ip set dns

netsh winsock reset

ipconfig renew

ipconfig renew

Make sure to hit enter after typing each.

Okay, now restart your system and all should be fine.

Sorry but what if that didn’t work, for real, well we’ve got more work to then.

7.) Go To Your network and internet (Err_cache_Miss)

Open your start up menu, head to settings, after which you click on network and internet.


Scroll down and click on network reset. A page opens, you hit the reset now button.

Reset network

And then, a notification bar asking the question, are you really sure that you want to reset your network settings, yes Ofcourse.

So, restart the system once again.

Are you back because none of the aforementioned worked, if so, let see what we can with the next method.

8.) Let’s Go back to Chrome (Err_cache_miss)

Go to chrome shortcut, right click, and hit properties. Go to Target, at the end of the content in the target tab, place your cursor, and leave space. Like tap on your space key once.

Chrome shortcut

After that type in this command and hit okay. Go back to chrome and your problem should become history.

Let assume this  above too doesn’t work, the next item should be of help.

9.) Using MSconfig (Err_Cache_Miss)

Head back to start and type MSCONFING, then open the system configuration App. Scroll to and click on the services tab, then mark hide all Microsoft services, and after that, hit disable all.

Don’t close the tab, rather scroll to and open the setup tab, click on open task manager and disable your service, then close the task manager tab.

However in the previous tab click on apply first, and then okay.

Then press restart and launch your browser

conclusion on fixing ERR_CACHE_MISS

This issue may arise due to different reason, you can actually say that there’s one particular cause of this err_cache_miss in google chrome and that is why genius has given different ways by which you could fix this problem yourself, without contacting any developer.

Screenshots Courtesy: Gadgetstripe

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