How to Fix The remote device or resource won’t accept the connection Error

You may face one of the common network issue “The remote device or resource won’t accept the connection” on any of your web browser like Google Chrome or Opera or Mozilla or Internet Explorer. You resolve this error by following the below Solutions in this article:

If you are using proxy setting and there could be a conflicts, If you or someone has changed the proxy settings in Internet Explorer, then this error may appear. 

So first you need to reset the proxy settings in Internet Explorer. Doing this can fix the network issue for both web browser Internet Explorer and Google Chrome.

Set automatic detection for the proxy settings in IE:

  1. Open Internet Explorer Browser.
  2. In the top right corner of your Internet Explorer , click > Internet options.

         3. Now click the Connections tab and click LAN settings.

           4. Uncheck Use a proxy server for your LAN in Proxy Server section,

           5. Check Automatically detect settings in Automatic configuration section, Then click OK.

For most of time the above solution will fix “The remote device or resource won’t accept the connection” error.

Solution 2: Reset and Renew Internet IP address

Press Window Key + R on your Keyboard to Open RUN Window and  Type CMD and Enter

  • In the Command Prompt windows type the following commands:
    • ipconfig/release and enter
    • ipconfig/renew and enter

Wait for the command to complete, this will take only few seconds.

  • Close the CMD Windows
Check if the remote device won’t accept the connection error has resolved now. Else follow the third solution.

Solution 3: Reset Internet Explorer Setting

If the above two solution not worked for you then, your only possible solution is to reset your Internet Explorer Setting. Follow the below instruction to reset your IE browser and see if the error The remote device or resource won’t accept the connection resolve.

  • Press Windows Key + R on your Keyboard
  • Type inetcpl.cpl and Enter
  1. On the Internet Properties Windows go to Advance
  2. Click the Reset button to reset the Internet Explorer

Click OK to Close the Internet Properties Windows and now check again.

By following the above possible solution you can fix the remote device won’t accept the connection error on your device.

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