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Unable to Connect to Secure Web Page Using Internet Explorer

By: Arie Slob

If you try to connect to a secure Web page, you may receive an error message:

  • Internet Explorer 4:

    An error occurred in the secure channel support
    	
  • Internet Explorer 5:

    The page cannot be displayed.
    Cannot find server or DNS Error
    	

To fix this:

  1. Select Start > Settings > Control Panel, and then double-click Internet
  2. Select the Advanced tab
  3. Under Security, make sure that the following check boxes are selected:

    • PCT 1.0
    • SSL 2.0
    • SSL 3.0

  4. Click OK

Internet Explorer - Security Settings
(picture IE 5)

DNS error:

  1. Select Start > Settings > Control Panel, and then double-click Internet
  2. Select the Connections tab, click Connect to the Internet using a local area network
  3. Under Proxy Server, click Advanced
  4. Type the appropriate proxy server address and port in the Secure box, click OK (3 times)