Internet not working, Unable to visit web pages, Microsoft edge displays error “Can’t connect securely to this page” after windows 10 1809 upgrade? The error also occurs on browsers like Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, FireFox, etc can’t connect to websites such as bing, google or even Gmail and Yahoo. Well, Windows uses Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocols to securely communicate with Internet websites. If you’ve incorrectly configured TLS protocol settings, Microsoft browsers on your Windows 10 might not be able to display websites. That results:
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Can’t connect securely to this page
This might be because the site uses outdated or unsafe TLS security settings. If this keeps happening, try contacting the website’s owner.
Again this may be caused by network driver glitches or other network-related settings. If you are also struggling from this problem, here some effective solutions you may apply.
- First of all, Disable security software (antivirus) if installed, and disconnect VPN connection, and open web pages this may help to fix the problem for you.
- Start Windows 10 clean boot state to determine if any third party service confliction causing the problem.
- Also, make sure your Device have installed the latest windows updates, or you check and install latest updates from settings, update& security.
Reset Internet Explorer settings
we suggest that you clear cache and cookies in Microsoft Edge and reset Internet Explorer settings.
To clear cache and cookies in Microsoft Edge:
- Open Microsoft Edge.
- Click on the three horizontal dots in the upper-right of the window.
- Click on Settings.
- Under Clear browsing data, click on Choose what to clear.
- Make sure that Browsing history, Cookies and saved website data, and Cached data and files are checked, and then click on Clear.
To reset Internet Explorer settings:
- Open Run by pressing the Windows key + R.
- In the Run box, type inetcpl.cpl, and then click on OK.
- In the Internet Properties, click on the Advanced
- Under Reset Internet Explorer settings, click on Reset.
- Click on Reset
- Close the window, and then restart the PC.
Enable TLS (Transport Layer Security) Protocols
The most common cause for this issue incorrect configuration of TLS protocols. These protocols are enabled by default on Windows. But if some third-party software or any user disabled these protocols, you might have this title trouble. Follow steps below to enable all TLS protocols (TLS 1.0, TLS 1.1, TLS 1.2) that resolve this issue:
- Open Internet Explorer.
- Go to the Tools menu.
- Select Internet Options.
- Select the Advanced tab and scroll down to the Security section.
- Check to see if you have TLS 1.2 enabled (checked). If not, check the box to enable it.
- Select OK.
- Close Internet Explorer
- Open edge browser again to verify the original concern has been resolved.
Note: you must have SSL 3.0 disabled, as it is now deprecated and enabling it might create trouble as well. So make sure SSL 3.0 remains disabled on your Internet settings.
Allow Mixed Content To Display
This is another effective solution that may help to fix “can’t connect securely to this page”
- Press Windows+ R and type inetcpl.cpl and ok, to open Internet Properties.
- In the Internet Properties window, switch to the Security tab.
- Select Internet and then click Custom level.
- Then in Security Settings – Internet Zone, scroll down and find Display mixed content option.
- Set it to Enable from Prompt.
- Click OK, Apply, OK to save and close all windows.
- Check the status of the issue now, it must be resolved by now.
Reset network configuration settings
Still having the problem, unable to visit web pages, try reset network configuration settings to the default setup.
Click start menu search, type cmd, right click on command prompt and select run as administrator. Then Perform command below one by one.
- netsh winsock reset
- netsh int IP reset
- ipconfig /release
- ipconfig /renew
- ipconfig /flushdns
Close command prompt and restart windows, reopen edge browser check there is no more problem visit web pages.
Change DNS address
- Press Windows + R, type ncpa.cpl and ok to open network connections window.
- Right click on the active network connection, select properties
- Double click Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)
- select Use the following DNS server addresses:
- Type in 126.96.36.199 for Preferred and 188.8.131.52 for Alternative.
- Checkmark on Validate settings upon exit, then ok
- Restart your browser and try again
Did these solutions help to fix “can’t connect securely to this page” error for Microsoft edge, chrome or firefox? let us know on comments below, Also read: