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? - Users can unsubscribe from this list by sending email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface at http://web.tampabay.rr.com/spider1/24hrsupport.htm.