[24hoursupport] Re: Cannot Access Secure Sites

  • From: "Trish Doran" <kcdiva@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 9 Aug 2002 00:22:20 -0500


Ooops! I tried to think of everything, but missed that little nugget of
info. I am running windows 98se.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Danny Siggers" <danny@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, August 08, 2002 7:39 AM
Subject: [24hoursupport] Re: Cannot Access Secure Sites


>
> What Windows Version are you using Trish?
>
> Danny
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Trish Doran [mailto:kcdiva@xxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: 08 August 2002 12:55
> To: 24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [24hoursupport] Cannot Access Secure Sites
>
>
> I am at my wits' end and hope someone can help. Ever since I reformatted
my
> hard drive and reinstalled Internet Explorer 5.5, I cannot access secure
> sites (any that begin with https) at all. I previously had IE 6 and that
was
> a disaster; many links wouldn't work, even after using some of the fixes
> that have been mentioned here so I'm not that anxious to upgrade again.
>
> When checking my cipher strength (clicking help, about internet explorer)
it
> is set to 0. I click the link to update information, but that link takes
me
> to a page that says I do not need to do anything because the strong
> encryption or whatever is already included with IE 5.5. I have checked my
> security settings and all those little boxes under advanced (USE PCT, USE
> SSL, USE TLS, etc) are checked. I tried downloading and running the
program
> microsoft had on their site anyway, but it didn't work.
>
> Netscape works great, and I would just switch to that, but many of the
games
> I like to play are IE only and the webpages snicker at me when I attempt
to
> log on using Netscape. Plus Netscape is so bloated and slow.
>
> What's a girl to do?

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