How to Fix ERR_CACHE_MISS in Google Chrome

If you’ve used Google before, you have likely experienced the ERR_CACHE_MISS error. The “Confirm Form Resubmission” is one of the most common errors a user will face. This message leaves Google users in a confused state. Usually, the ERR_CACHE_MISS error is due to Chrome not being configured properly or incorrect settings.

How to Fix the ERR_CACHE_MISS in Google

You will likely get the error message when you’re trying to view a web page that requires data to be submitted. The error message can pop up after you have submitted the data, notifying you that the data needs to be re-submitted. However, if this is a frequent issue, there is a problem with your browser.

Browser issues can be due to cache files being un-obtainable from the website, bugs in the web browser, or bugs in the website code.

The cache issues can be due to incorrect configurations or some items in the cache that shouldn’t be there.  Regardless of the reason, the following methods will help you to get rid of the ERR_CACHE_MISS issue.

Method 1: Refresh the page

This is the most obvious and easiest way to fix the issue. You can do this by clicking the refresh button at the top of the webpage or by pressing the F5 button at the top of the keyboard.

Method 2: Clear browser data

The next easiest way to fix the issue is to clear browser data. Doing this will remove the old pages from the cache that may be preventing the new page from loading. Just press and hold down Ctrl+ Shift+ Del to clear the cache history. Refresh the page to see if the web page loads correctly.

Method 3: Disable browser extensions

There is a chance that one of your browser extensions is faulty. As such, it can be worth disabling them to see if they are causing the error. Here’s how to disable them:

  1. Click on the three dot menu in the top right corner
  2. Hover over more tools, then click on extensions
  3. Restart your browser to see if the error was been fixed

Method 4: Reset the network

There is a chance that the issue can be caused to the network settings not being configured properly. You may have to renew one of the network commands. To do this, you need to open the Command Prompt.

  1. Click on the Windows button and enter “Cmd” into the search bar to get Command Prompt as a search result
  2. Right click on Command Prompt
  3. Click Run as administration
  4. When the command prompt opens, type in the following text:




Once you’ve done that, restart your laptop or PC and try to load the web page again.

Method 5: Disable the browser cache

The next method is to disable your web browser cache. This is very simple to do, just follow these instructions:

  1. Go into the Chrome settings, and then press F12
  2. Click on the cog icon
  3. Click the disable cache option

Method 6: Use the development tool to disable cache

As well as the above technique, you can also disable the cache by using the development tool. Just:

  1. Press Ctrl+ Shift+ I keys with the Chrome browser open
  2. Press F1 key
  3. Go to the network section to disable the cache

Method 7: Reset the browser settings

  1. Click Settings inside the Chrome tool bar
  2. Click Advanced, and then click Reset and clean up
  3. Click Restore settings to their original defaults
  4. Click Reset settings


There are many different ways to get rid of this error, but we hope this article has helped you to fix the Google ERR_CACHE_MISS error issue. The methods are listed starting with the most likely method to fix the issue. Please do let us know which method helped you, and share this guide with your friends.