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How can I fix the SSL error "ERR SSL PROTOCOL ERROR"?

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Google Chrome might display the following error: "ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR - This site can’t provide a secure connection". Many reasons can cause this error. It can be a local incorrect system date or complex server issues.

Before you start troubleshooting, please try to load the page with a different browser or device to make sure that the error really only occurs in Chrome.

We suggest you go through the following possible reasons so you can discard them one by one:

How can I fix the SSL error "ERR SSL PROTOCOL ERROR"?

1. Step 1 - Verify that you have a correct Date and Time

You might have and incorrect date and time local settings and this will fix the issue.

If this does not fix it please try step 2.

2. Step 2 - Clear the Browsing Data of Chrome

Clear the cache and cookies from Chrome. Press Cmd+Shift+Delete on a Mac or Ctrl+Shift+Delete on a PC and delete your browsing data.

If this does not fix it please try step 3.

3. Step 3 - Clearing your SSL State

If none of the above works, clearing your SSL State is the next thing you should try. Please follow the steps below to do so:

  1. First, go to Customize and control Google Chrome, the three dots on the top-right corner.
  2. Now click on Settings.
  3. Scroll down the page and open the Advanced Settings.
  4. Go to Open proxy settings by scrolling down or searching in the search bar.
  5. A window named ‘Internet Properties’ will open up.
  6. Go to the Content window and click on the Clear SSL State Button.
Last update 7 months ago

How can I fix the connection error ERR_CONNECTION_CLOSED?

Check if site is up, check your internet connection and browser settings, disable antivirus and firewall, reset tcp/ip settings and disable vpn or proxy.


Please check empty your browser cache, start a private session, clear the SSL State in browser or disable antivirus and firewall.