SSL Connection Error Google Chrome

SSL Connection Error Google Chrome is an error message that tells you that you are unable to establish a secure connection with the server. The error may occur for a number of reasons including the SSL Certificate is not trusted, the page has secure and non-secure items, there is a firewall, or there is an anti-virus scanning encrypted connections.

The error may also appear as “Error 107 (net:: ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR): SSL protocol error.”

Staff Asked on March 12, 2018 in Google Chrome.
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Solution 1. Configure Date and Time

SSL Connection Error in Google Chrome appears when Google Chrome detected that the date and time are not synchronized with your physical location. Configure your date and time, to prevent the error from appearing. See steps below.

Windows 10

  1. Press Windows key + S key to open Windows search.
  2. Type Date & time settings.

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  3. Disable Set time zone automatically.
  4. Edit the correct Time Zone.
  5. Enable Set time zone automatically.
  6. Enable Set time automatically.
  7. Open Google Chrome.

Windows 7

  1. Click the “Windows Start” button, then type in “Date and Time” and press Enter key.
  2.  Set date and time.
  3.  Set your time zone setting.
  4.  At the “Internet time” index click “Change setting.”
  5.  Check the checkbox “Synchronize with an Internet time server.” Dropbox select, “time.windows.com” then click “Update Now.”
  6.  Wait until it synchronizes then click “OK” to apply the settings.
  7. Open Google Chrome.
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Solution 2. Update your browser

“SSL Connection Error Google Chrome” appears, check your Google Chrome version it could be outdated. It is important to update Google Chrome so the security protocol will also be updated.

  1. For Google Chrome type or paste this into the Address/search bar chrome://settings/help.
  2. Update Chrome if an update is available. 

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Solution 3. Disable SSL certificate

“SSL Connection Error in Google Chrome” is a result of accessing an untrusted website. The website might have an untrusted, expired or not authorized SSL certificate which Google Chrome has detected. However, if you are accessing your own website you could try to disable the SSL certificate. See instruction below.

  1. Right-click Google Chrome Icon and select properties.

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  2. Change the Target name to “C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe-ignore-certificate-errors
  3. Then try to access the website using Google Chrome.
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Solution 4. Add the website to Trusted Site

If “SSL Connection Error in Google Chrome” only occurs on a specific website, it is possible that your Internet options is blocked your access or you are using a proxy server. Check your Internet Options and configure it.

  1. Press Windows key + R key then type inetcpl.cpl and press Enter key.
  2. In the Internet Properties, click Security Tab.

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  3. Click Sites.
  4. The add the website.
  5. Then click Close.
  6. Optional: Lower the Security level to Medium.
  7. Click the Content Tab.

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  8. Click Clear SSL State and click OK to confirm.
  9. Click the Connections Tab and click LAN settings
  10. Disable “Use a proxy server for your LAN (These settings will not apply to dial-up or VPN connections)”
  11. Click Ok and Ok again.
  12. Then try to access the website using Google Chrome.
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Solution 5. Disable Antivirus SSL scanning 

“SSL Connection Error Google Chrome” also occur when an antivirus detected an untrusted, expired or not authorized SSL certificate. Try to disable the SSL scanning or temporarily disable the anti-virus.

 

    1. Open your anti-virus.

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    1. Look for an SSL scanning disable it.

 

    1. Then try to access the website using Google Chrome.

 

    1. If the error persists,  disable Anti-virus Firewall.

 

    1. Then try to access the website using Google Chrome.

 

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