Friday, December 30, 2011

FIREFOX: SECURE CONNECTION FAILED ERROR [FIXED]

Are you getting an error when opening a website on firefox saying SECURE CONNECTION FAILED or CERTIFICATE WARNINGS?



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For a more detailed procedure on solving this one, click HERE!.
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The error maybe caused by the following:
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1. SSL protocol has been disabled
2. The site uses an older, insecure version of the SSL protocol
3. Certificate warnings
- Certificate will not be valid until (date)
- The certificate expired on (date)
- Certificate is only valid for (site name)
- The certificate is not trusted because it is self signed
- The certificate contains the same serial number as another certificate
- The OCSP server has no status for the certificate
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If you see this error every time you open a website on Firefox, well here is the fix.
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1. Check your computer's date and time settings. You should set it to the exact time and date so that the Firefox reads the website's identity certification on real time.
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If any of the information above doesn't solve the error, you can always bypass the error.
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1. On the warning page, click Or you can add an exception.
2. Click Add Exception.
The Add Security Exception dialog will appear.
3. Click Get Certificate.
4. Read the text describing the problems with this site.
5. Click Confirm Security Exception if you want to trust the site.
Credits: http://support.mozilla.org
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That's it! Hope this helps!

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