How to Fix The remote server returned an error (403) Forbidden

Encountering 403 issue is another common scenario. The problem occurs mostly because of internet connection issues. This is how the error will look to you:

The remote server returned an error (403) Forbidden [SOLVED]

However, halting after the issue comes up and trying again after sometime may prove to be the best but in certain situations this doesn’t work. The following steps may help in solving the issue:

Firstly, if the antivirus or the firewall is in use, then disabling them and then trying again may be abl to help in the situation.

Secondly, if the VPN is on, switching it off may help in the situation.

Thirdly, if the user uses Internet explorer then following the following steps may help:

  1. Internet Explorer needs to be opened following which the tools option needs to be clicked and Internet Options needs to be selected.
  2. A dialog box having Connection Tab opens where the LAN settings button in the Internet Options Window needs to be clicked and opened.
  3. Now, a new option called the Automatically detect settings needs to be clicked in the check box followed by unchecking the box for the option Use a proxy server for your LAN after which one can click on the Apply or the OK

Following the above three steps may prove to be of some help for the issue to be resolved.

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