How to fix your browser SSL certificate error! (SSL state error) Print

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Web browsers cache SSL certificates to speed up the browsing experience. Normally, this is not a problem. However, when you are developing pages for your web site or installing a new certificate, the browser's SSL state can get in the way. For example, you might not see the padlock icon in the browser's address bar after you install a new SSL certificate.

To clear the SSL state, follow the appropriate procedure below for your web browser.

To clear the SSL state in Chrome on Windows, follow these steps:
  1. Click the Google Chrome – Settings icon (Settings) icon, and then click Settings.
  2. Click Show advanced settings.
  3. Under Network, click Change proxy settings. ...
  4. Click the Content tab.
  5. Click “Clear SSL state”, and then click OK.
  6. Restart Chrome.


To clear the SSL state in Firefox, follow these steps:
  1. On the History menu, click Clear Recent History. The Clear All History dialog appears. ...
  2. In the Time range to clear list box, select Everything.
  3. Select the Active Logins check box.
  4. Click Clear Now.

TO clear SSL state in Microsoft Edge, follow these steps

  1. Click Settings and then Show advanced settings.
  2. Under Network, click Change proxy settings - the Internet Properties dialog box appears.
  3. Click the Content tab, then Clear SSL state, and click OK.

To clear the SSL state in Opera, follow these steps:

  1. On the Tools menu, click Delete Private Data.
  2. To clear the cache, select the Delete entire cache check box.
  3. Click Delete.



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