This article features error number Code 301, commonly known as Moved Permanently described as If the web server is setup properly, it will automatically redirect the reader to the new location of the file.

Error Information

Error name: Moved Permanently Error number: Error 301 Applies to: Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP Description: If the web server is setup properly, it will automatically redirect the reader to the new location of the file. Recommended: Click here to fix Windows errors and optimize system performance


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About Status Codes

When you receive web error codes, you may either be having client or server issues. The problem could be related to browser or settings that are blocking your connection, or it can be any other issues related to the server you are trying to access.

To explain the problem further, here are some useful information about web error codes, their symptoms, causes and repair methods.

Definitions (Beta)

Here we list some definitions for the words contained in your error, in an attempt to help you understand your problem. This is a work in progress, so sometimes we might define the word incorrectly, so feel free to skip this section!

  • File - A block of arbitrary information, or resource for storing information, accessible by the string-based name or path
  • Location - Location is a specific position in physical space, e.g a point on the surface of the Earth described using latitude and longitude coordinates
  • Reader - Reader specifies a software that can read files of a specific format or a hardware gadget that can read some memory card or similar device.
  • Redirect - A response by a webserver, that asks the user agent to not show the response body, but instead request a different resource.
  • Server - A server is a running instance of a software application capable of accepting requests from a client and giving responses accordingly.
  • Web - Use this tag for general questions related to all aspects of the world wide web
  • Setup - The process of installation is the deployment of an application onto a device for future execution and use.
Symptoms of Code 301 - Moved Permanently

Web error codes are also known as http status codes. There are five different classes of http status codes and they always start with the following digits, depending on what kind of error was encountered by the user. These are also the symptoms of the error that the user is experiencing. To explain further, here are the status codes.

3xx: Redirection

This status code is sent back to the client if the user must take additional actions to complete the request. The user either receives a notification that the content is unavailable, temporarily or permanently, or is given a clickable URI to a site where the content being requested is moved. The kind of action users need to take are in bold letters, like the following:

300 – Multiple Choices

301 – Moved Permanently

302 – Found

303 – See Other

304 – Not Modified

305 – Use Proxy

307 – Temporary Redirect

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Causes of Moved Permanently - Error 301

3XX codes occur because of certain changes made to the original URI and the need to usher the user to a different URI or some other actions described in the error page.

Repair Methods

There are particular troubleshooting steps for particular Web Error codes. However, there are also generalized repair methods users can perform when faced with these kinds of errors.

If a repair method works for you, please click the upvote button to the left of the answer, this will let other users know which repair method is currently working the best.

Please note: Neither ErrorVault.com nor it's writers claim responsibility for the results of the actions taken from employing any of the repair methods listed on this page - you complete these steps at your own risk.

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