Error 2000: Network Error on Twitch

While watching a stream on Twitch, the broadcast may be interrupted by a black screen with the inscription “2000: network error”. At the same time, other broadcasts also stop working, and further use of the service becomes impossible. How do I fix this crash?

Delete all browser cookies

When you clear your cookies, you will be automatically logged out of all website accounts.

  • Launch the Chrome browser on your computer.
  • Click on the icon with three dots in the upper right and go to “Settings”.
  • Select “Additional” at the very bottom.
  • You need a section “Privacy and Security” in it you need to click “Content Settings”.
  • Then select “Cookies”.
  • Then go to “All cookies and site data”.
  • Click Remove All.
  • Confirm your action.

Add Twitch to antivirus exclusions

For different anti-virus software, the algorithm of actions, as a rule, differs. Let’s look at an example of Avast antivirus. Open the program window and then follow this path: “Settings” / “Components” / “General” / “Exceptions”.

Then enter in the line “”.

Click “Add” and “Ok”. Now your antivirus will not block Twitch.

ZenMate VPN Extension

Experts and users note that the main reason for the black screen with error 2000: Network Error on Twitch is the blocking of servers by Roskomnadzor. Many have managed to fix this by installing the ZenMate VPN extension.

  • Download this extension (for Google Chrome) from the official site:

  • Install the program. After that, you should see this icon:
  • Go to Twitch and click on permission:
  • Then click on:
  • Your page should reload:

If that doesn’t help, change the country. To do this, follow the link again to the Google store:

  • Open Twitch and click on the icon:
  • To make the service work, put a different country (it doesn’t matter) and run it.

Other possible solutions

If all the previous methods did not fix the error, try the following guidelines.

  1. Disable ad blocker (AdGuard, Adblock Plus, AdFender) and other similar add-ons in your browser.
  2. Go to Twitch using a different browser.
  3. Try the login sequence – change the PC version to the mobile version (or vice versa).
  4. Restart your computer and network device. This is especially true when using a wireless router.
  5. If the error 2000: Network Error occurred while using the VPN service, deactivate it (disable it).

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