Question: How to Fix “Google Gears google.gears.factory.create failed” Error message that I received when browsing a website?
Sometimes when you are browsing a website, you may get Google Gears error message as show below.
Fig: google.gears.factory.create failed error message
Answer: It is possible that when you initially visited that particular website, you would’ve said Deny in the Gears Security Warning dialogue that is shown below. If you’ve said Deny here, and later visit the same website again, you may get the google.gears.factory.create failed error message.
Fig: Google Gears Security Warning Message
So, to fix the problem, make sure the Local Storage for this particular website is Allowed in the Google Gears settings.
From your browser click on Tools menu -> Gears Settings, which will display the gears setting window shown below. Locate the website that gave the error message and change the settings from Denied to Allowed and click on Apply. After allowing the website in the gears setting, if you browse the website again, you will not get the google.gears.factory.create failed error message again.
Fig: Google Gears Settings