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Correct the error that your connection is not private: Your connection is not private or NET::ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID error appears due to an SSL error. SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is used by websites to protect the privacy and security of the information you enter on their pages. If you receive the SSL NET error::ERR_CERT_DATE_INVALID or NET::ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID in the Google Chrome browser, it means that your Internet connection or computer prevents Chrome from loading the page safely and privately.
Modern web browsers like Chrome are all good until you start having annoying bugs. One of these errors is “Your connection is not private”. The error will display a different message for each user, depending on the Internet service they want to access.
If you are stuck with “attackers trying to steal your data…”, this guide will help you solve the problem in your web browser.
Your connection is not private
Attackers might be trying to steal your information from hotmail.com (for example, passwords, messages, or credit cards). NET::ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID
There are many reasons that can lead to this SSL error, such as unknown SSL certificates, expired SSL certificates or the connection between your computer and the server is not secure.
Process to the website with an unsecured connection
If you cannot correct this error because it is a website error, you may choose “Go to (Uncertain)” at your own risk. Click on the “Advanced” link.
Click on the Advanced link to display the “Go to Website” link.
Then click on “Next to (not secure)”.
Avoid the “Your connection is not private” error in Google Chrome with two clicks.
However, only use this method if you are sure that the website you are trying to visit is safe.
This method is intended for temporary purposes only, and nothing you can do to eliminate this error except bypass or ignore and wait for repair by the owner or webmaster. In the meantime, you should not provide any important information when requested by the website because it is not secure.
Windows hides the IP address to speed up things that work like the application cache. Sometimes, the cache may contain bad results that lead to network problems, such as attackers trying to steal your information. One way to solve the problem is to rinse the DNS.
- Press the Windows + X button. Click on the command prompt (Admin).
- At the command prompt, type the following command and press Enter. ipconfig /flushdnsnsnsns
- The command works with all versions of Windows. Be sure to open the command prompt as an administrator.
Set the date and time of your computer
Don’t worry, it can be repaired in a few seconds:
1. click on the date and time in the taskbar.
2. then click on “Date and time settings”.
3. if you have Windows 10, set “Set time automatically” to “On”.
4. for other users, if you click on “Date and time settings”, a new window opens and from there on the “Internet time” tab.
5. click on “Change settings” and check “Synchronize with an Internet time server” and select “time.windows.com” on the server, then click on “Update from time to time”.
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