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SSL error in Opera, unable to reach Wikipedia


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#1 Alley Cat

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Posted 13 February 2017 - 01:43 PM

Unable to load up Wikipedia, in Opera, IE and Chrome. However, it loads up no problem in Pale Moon (Firefox variant)

 

This problem has been plaquing me since I did a clean install of Win 7, 31 days ago.  Most updates are installed except ones that is rolled back after installing.

 

Opera Plugins: Ghostery and HTTPS everywhere.

 

Your connection is not private

This server could not prove that it is en.wikipedia.org; its security certificate is not trusted by your computer's operating system. This may be caused by a misconfiguration or an attacker intercepting your connection.

You cannot proceed because the website operator has requested heightened security for this domain.

 

 



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#2 toofarnorth

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Posted 13 February 2017 - 05:48 PM

To me it sounds like the root certificate isnt trusted.

It might be because your Win7 installation doesnt contain the latest certificates.

Have a look at this article:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/931125
It seems you can download a tool to resync the list

(Scroll down to the blue download buttons almost at the bottom)

PS: I would also try with https everywhere disabled just to see if that is causing it

HTH!

 

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