Eror 138 in Google Chrome

Error 138 is an indication from Google Chrome when it is unable to access the internet for some reason. You may get a similar error string -Error code: Error 138 (net::ERR_NETWORK _ACCESS_DENIED): Unable to access the network. First, you should really check your internet connection, and the Ethernet cable that is attached to your computer (If you are on a wired network) or your wireless connection status (if you are on a wireless network).After verifying that your internet connection is working, but you still get the same error message, this problem is most likely caused by a firewall (Either Windows Firewall or a third party software like Norton or McAfee).
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How to fix Error 138 in Google Chrome

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Eror 138 in Google Chrome

1. Click Start button, type in “Windows Firewall” without the quotes (of course!) and Click on “Allow a program through Windows Firewall”Ensure that anti-virus software is up to date.
2. Once you open that, click on “Allow another program” as shown below.
3. Navigate to Google Chrome in the list and click on “Add”.
4. Once you click add, you will return to the previous screen and click OK.
5. A restart may be necessary at this point. So restart your computer and try again.
If you have any third-party antivirus software like McAfee or Norton, they could be the reason why Google Chrome cannot access the network.

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