We have often been receiving complains on browsing problems, reported by the Google Chrome users. There could be a number of reasons instigating such issue. With a detailed homework on the subject, we have come forward with some confrontations and certain ways to trigger them, respectively. To confirm the same issue in your computer, be sure that you have been receiving alert dialogue stating error number 137. Subsequently, in this article, you will find out uneasy elements; how do they become obstacles; and different ways to address them.


REASON 1: Unassociated Networks

SOLUTION: Align Protocols

Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and Internet Protocol (IP) are the two basic types of protocols that format, transmit, route, and receive the information packets. A slight change in their behavior can cause embarrassment while browsing. This may be one of the reasons for Google Chrome, not to respond in a desired way. To troubleshoot your TCP/IP, act as the instructions say.


  • Press Windows key on your keyboard
  • Type ‘command prompt’ in the search box to see the Command Prompt icon in the result
  • Right click on the Command Prompt icon
  • Choose Run as administrator
  • Fill the login information, if required, to view the black screen
  • Type ‘netsh int ip reset resetlog.txt’ and hit Enter
  • Reboot your system


REASON 2: Problematic Chrome Browser

SOLUTION: Reinstall your Browser

The code 137 error might cause due to a corrupted files of Google Chrome web browser. In order to retrieve these files, you need to first, remove Google Chrome from your browser, and then remount it. This could be practiced thru following directions.


  • Press Windows key on your keyboard
  • Go to the Control Panel
  • Select Programs and Features
  • Locate and select Google Chrome in the programs list
  • Click the Uninstall button, and close down Control Panel
  • Press Windows key on your keyboard again
  • Type ‘disk cleanup’ in the search box to see the Disk Cleanup icon in the result
  • Right click on the Disk Cleanup icon
  • Choose Run as administrator
  • Select you drive and click OK
  • Reboot your computer
  • Download and reinstall Google Chrome web browser


REASON 3: Network Disorder

SOLUTION: Organize Network Settings

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is a tool that automatically configures the devices on a network by providing them an IP address. If Network Basic Input/output System (NetBIOS) is used over TCP/IP rather than on DHCP, it may cause failure in the shape of error code 137. To resolve this issue, follow these commands.


  • Press Windows key on your keyboard
  • Select Control Panel in the Start menu
  • Click the icon naming Network and Sharing Center
  • In the left most pane, click Change Adapter Settings
  • Right click on your current network connection, and go to its Properties
  • Double click Internet Protocol Version 4 from the list
  • Click Advanced options on the General tab
  • In the new dialogue box, access WINS tab
  • In NetBIOS setting area, click on Use NetBIOS setting from the DHCP server
  • Save your changes and exit Control Panel
  • Reboot your Computer


REASON 4: Corrupt Registry

SOLUTION: Repair Registry

If you are unable to recover your Google Chrome through the above tips, you might have encountered a corrupt registry entries regarding Google Chrome, causing error code 137. To repair or fix your registry, you might need an insubstantial application like Registry Recycler. You can easily download it from its host website and install it. After you are done with installation, follow these guidelines.


  • Open Registry Recycler by double clicking the icon
  • The Scanner tab will appear on its first show, by default
  • Click on the Start Scan button to scan the registries for the entries with errors
  • Once the scanning is complete, click Next button
  • Then click Fix Errors button
  • Close Registry Recycler
  • Reboot your computer


Mentioned above, are the prominent techniques to encounter code 137 error. These must be sufficient to get your web browser in operation. If in case of still triggering the same issue, you must contact your concerned specialists and suppliers.