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For both consumers and developers, website security is a top priority. Users require verification before giving their personal information to a website, and developers must ensure that their websites use SSL certificates and secure methods for users. As a result, modern browsers prevent users from accessing a website directory unless the website has a security certificate. As a result, the user may see an error message stating that "Your Connection is not Private." We'll go over the several variations of this error and some possible solutions in this article. Let's get started!
What is "Your Connection is Not Private Error"?
When a website wants to accept user information, Google Chrome or any other web browser permits protected connections. If a website fails to provide a secure connection, the browser will display the message: "Your connection is not private".
Variations of the error
Google Chrome will give the following when you try visiting an insecure website.
Below are the error codes that you can get from Google Chrome along with the above message:
Mozilla Firefox will give the following when you try visiting an insecure website.
Below are the error codes that you can get from Mozilla Firefox along with the above message:
Microsoft Edge will give the following when you try visiting an insecure website.
Below are the error codes that you can get from Microsoft Edge along with the above message:
Error Code: 0
Fixing the Error
- This is the simplest solution that you can try. Reload the webpage as there might be some unwanted browser issue from your side itself.
- Check the timing of your computer clock and try resetting it. This is because SSL certificates use computer clock fit synchronization purposes.
- Browser cache can also be one of the reasons for this error. Instead of clearing browser cache, go to your browser's Incognito/Private window and see if the issue persists.