HTTP Error 408/409 – Steps to fix HTTP Error 408/409 effectively

“HTTP 408/409 error – too busy to display webpage”

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When trying to load some web pages, some users will fail to do the job correctly even though they are connected due to the above error message. That sound weird but it really troubles some PC users right now. What is up and how can you fix HTTP error 408/409 effectively?

Sometimes, a temporary issue with the webpage can bring in the HTTP error 408/409 error message. At this time, you can try to reload the web page by clicking the refresh/reload button or trying the URL from the address bar again. In many cases, trying to reload the page again will often be successful.

If the error remains, delete cookies and other site data. The data includes your browsing and download history, cache, cookies, passwords, and saved form data on the web browser can sometimes bring in the appearance of the HTTP error 408/409. You can directly use the “Clear browsing data” dialog to delete all your data or just a portion of your data, and stop the happening of the connection error.
*Click the wrench icon on the browser toolbar.
*Select Tools and select Clear browsing data.
*In the appearing dialog, select the checkboxes for the types of information you want to remove.
*Then, you can use the menu at the top to select the amount of data which you want to get rid of and then custom the time range.
*Click Clear browsing data.

Thirdly, you still need to check and reset the security settings on your own browser. This is the measure in place to help protect you while you are browsing the web. If not set correctly, it will cause the HTTP error 408/409 to happen when you are trying to open some pages. Directly follow these steps to adjust the settings:

*Click the wrench icon tools menu on the browser toolbar.
*Select Settings.
* Click Show advanced settings.
* Then you can adjust the setting of these aspects. By the way, it is highly recommended that you can adjust them to medium level:
Phishing and malware protection
SSL certificates and settings
Web content settings

Fourthly, you should completely scan your whole PC and get rid of all computer viruses. Right now, a large number of viruses are released by the hackers from time to time so as to attack others’ computer. If you get infected, numerous pop-ups just like HTTP error 408/409 message will appear while you are trying to visiting some pages by resetting your web browser’s settings. It is rather important to get your system scanned regularly with a professional antivirus antispyware program. By the way, it is best that you can let your antivirus program running in the background to realtime block and remove PC threats. This helps to prevent some unexpected errors just like HP error code BIOHD-8 or Google Chrome Aw Snap error

Finally, you need to check and fix computer registry errors. Windows registry is part of the computer system to hold all settings and configurations of the computer. No matter which computer request you send, it will first access this database for the corresponding entries. Errors in the windows registry tend to bring in numerous error messages as well as slow down you computer system. If the web browser cannot locate the required files to display your content correctly, a HTTP error 408/409 error message will happen. So the last thing you should do is to download and run a registry clean tool to thoroughly scan the whole PC and get rid of errors within the registry database. This way, you can always run the computer properly all the time.

Yeah, we know that a connected computer that allows you to view all pages correctly makes our life more enjoyable and pleasant. But it is inevitable for you to suffer from some unexpected errors such as the HTTP error 408/409 in surfing the Internet. Try and keep on performing the above steps, you will be able to get this error fixed and run the computer properly all the time.

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Posted by Daisy in Blog Common Browser Problems on October 26th, 2012 | 2 Comments

2 Responses to HTTP Error 408/409 – Steps to fix HTTP Error 408/409 effectively

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    Tanner Avis -  October 28, 2012 at 12:09 pm

    I get an error ‘HTTP Error 408 / 409 – Not acceptable / Resource conflict’ when I try to access hotmail… but I am so glad to come to your post here as you deal with the problem for me soon.


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    Damaris Wilma -  October 29, 2012 at 10:29 am

    I’m trying to open my facebook account but its showing http error 408/409 and website is busy 2 show requested webpage. I don’t know you help me or not, but I will try all your steps here.


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