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google chrome tells me that connection refused when I attempt

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google chrome tells me that connection refused when I attempt to go to any website.
HiCustomer Thank you for asking your question on JustAnswer. The other Experts and I are working on your answer. By the way, it would help us to know:

-Does it give an error number?

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Customer: replied 6 years ago.

hi, it is error 102


Ok, try this:

go to control panel>internet options>connections>LAN settings> and uncheck use proxy server for your LAN
And from chrome,
  1. Click the Tools tools menu menu.
  2. Select Options.
  3. Click the Under the Hood tab.
  4. Click Change proxy settings. This opens the Internet Properties dialog.
  5. Click LAN Settings.
  6. Make sure that the "Automatically detect settings" checkbox is selected.
  7. Click OK for all dialog boxes.
Let me know if that does it....
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
no, it didn't work.
Odd that it's just chrome....

Try this:

  1. Click the Tools tools menu menu.
  2. Click the Under the Hood tab and find the "Privacy" section.
  3. In the "Cookie settings" section, click Show cookies.
  4. Click Remove all.
  5. Click Close.
There's a few more suggestions on this page:

Let me know what happens.
I should have asked, how long has this been happening?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
I can now contact you because Iinstalled firefox. this problem started today.
I would try a system restore to yesterday before the problem started.
If that fails, uninstall it and install the portable version, I find them much easier to deal with in most cases, I even use the firefox portable....
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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
The system restore worked. thanks for your help