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Why can't I access a Website that other browsers access?

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This error message appears: Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to www.hermes-press.com.

SSL received a record that exceeded the maximum permissible length.

(Error code: ssl_error_rx_record_too_long)





   *   The page you are trying to view can not be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   *   Please contact the web site owners to inform them of this problem. Alternatively, use the command found in the help menu to report this broken site.

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Are you using an extension that tries to force a secure connection?

Clear the cache and the cookies from sites that cause problems.

"Clear the Cache":

  • Tools > Options > Advanced > Network > Offline Storage (Cache): "Clear Now"

"Remove Cookies" from sites causing problems:

  • Tools > Options > Privacy > Cookies: "Show Cookies"

Start Firefox in Diagnose Firefox issues using Troubleshoot Mode to check if one of the extensions or if hardware acceleration is causing the problem (switch to the DEFAULT theme: Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Appearance/Themes).