websites frequently won't load, and only shows the word "protected" on the top left corner of screen.
Very frequently, web pages will fail to load, and only the word "protected" appears on the top left hand corner of the screen. At other times, another longer error message is displayed on the top left corner.
if i close and reopen the browser, it works for a while, then it happens again.
Please provide a screenshot of both of those messages, especially the longer message.
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Any possibility those messages are from your anti-virus application or security suite? Might be helpful if we know which application or suite you are using?