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"Secure Connection Failed"

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  • Igcine ukuphendulwa ngu Rudy

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Have been getting the "Secure Connection Failed" clicking on google search hits - simple as clicking on the first hit of "wiki wordle" google search would trigger this error.

OS Edition Windows 10 Pro Version 20H2 Installed on ‎Tue ‎20 ‎11 ‎10 OS build 19042.1466

Firefox 96.0 as of 2022-01-13

Error: Secure Connection Failed

Error info: An error occurred during a connection to www.google.com. SSL peer was not expecting a handshake message it received. Error code: SSL_ERROR_HANDSHAKE_UNEXPECTED_ALERT

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
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You can try to disable DNS over HTTPS.

You can check the connection settings.

  • Settings -> General -> Network: Connection -> Settings

If you do not need to use a proxy to connect to internet then try to select "No Proxy" if "Use the system proxy settings" or one of the others do not work properly.

See "Firefox connection settings":

See also:

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Thanks for the quick reply, much appreciated.

I tried changing the Proxy setting to "none" and it helped for a few minutes and then I got the same error.

What I finally did to fix the problem was to remove all my *google* domain's cookies and data. Had to re-login and lost all the auto-fill data; but I can click on the google search hits and without hitting the error.

Must've been something to do with this month's Windows Tuesday Update, my guess.

Thanks, Rudy

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