The issue is usually caused by an issue with your firewall, and to fix the issue, you will have to allow Minecraft to bypass the Firewall. Keep in mind that this guide only applies to Windows users only.
The first step is to open up the search option on the left corner of your screen, and type in "Firewall".
Select the option that matches "Windows Defender Firewall".
When the "Windows Defender Firewall" window opens up, look for "Allow an app or feature through Windows Defender Firewall" and enter it.
At the top right, click on "Change Settings".
Scroll around until you find any app labeled "Java(TM) Platform SE binary" and make sure both "Public" and "Private" boxes are ticked, along with the left boxes. Keep in mind there may be multiple of them.
After the changes are made, click OK to save the changes.
Restart Minecraft and try connecting to your server.
If the issue is not resolved, make sure the guidelines were followed correctly and the settings were saved. For more information, feel free to contact us through the ticket section.
Congratulations! You now know How to Fix Connection “Refused No Further Information Error” on Minecraft
FAQWhat Should I Do If I Still Can't Connect?
You've followed every step, but can't connect to the server? It's okay, double-check your settings and ensure you saved your changes.What If I Can't Find Java(TM) Platform SE Binary?
Are you having trouble finding the "Java(TM) Platform SE binary" option? If yes, reinstall Java then repeat the process.Should I Edit All Instances of Java(TM) Platform SE Binary?
Spot more than one instance of "Java(TM) Platform SE binary"? Don't fret. Check both the "Public" and "Private" boxes for each of them.What to Do If Changes Are Not Saving?
Experiencing issues with saving changes? First, confirm that you are indeed clicking "OK" after your changes. If the problem persists, try rebooting your PC.What If I'm Still Experiencing Connection Refusal?
It might not be your fault. Verify if the Minecraft server is operational.What If I Can't Locate Windows Defender Firewall?
Don't panic. Ensure you've spelled it correctly or you might need to update your Windows software.How Do I Know If I've Properly Allowed the App Through Firewall?
Go back to the "Allowed apps” section, and verify if "Java(TM) Platform SE binary" is on the list.Why Cannot I Change the Settings?
Experiencing issues while trying to change settings? Check to see if you have the necessary administrative permissions on your computer.How Do I Know If The 'Public' And 'Private' Boxes Are Correctly Ticked?
Not sure if you've correctly ticked the 'Public' and 'Private' boxes for "Java(TM) Platform SE binary"? Revisit these settings and see if the ticks are still there.Why Does Minecraft Need to Restart After These Changes?
It helps the program to accept and apply the new rules from the Firewall.How Often Should I Check These Settings?
It's a good practice to regularly check these Firewall rules, especially after updates to either Minecraft or your Firewall software.How Can I Check If the Minecraft Server Is Down?
You can use online platforms that monitor Minecraft servers' statuses like https://mcstatus.io/ or reach out to the server's administrator.
Please don't hesitate to raise a query on our ticket system. We are committed to supporting you through your Minecraft journey!
- Locate Windows Defender Firewall
- Select Allow an app or feature through Windows Defender Firewall
- Click on Change Settings
- Tick the boxes for Private and Public for all "Java(TM) Platform SE binary"