Can’t connect securely to this page error on Microsoft Edge

When you are browsing different websites online on your computer, you may encounter the issue with, Can’t connect securely to this page error on Microsoft Edge browser. Microsoft Edge is the browser introduced in Windows 10 Operating System with more advanced and security features than that of Internet Explorer browser. Few users encountered this issue in the Internet Explorer and Google Chrome browsers as well.

The error message appears as

Can’t connect securely to this page

This might be because the site uses outdated or unsafe TLS security settings. If this keeps happening, try contacting the website’s owner.

Try this:

  • Go back to the last page

Windows users mostly encounter this issue after installing the latest Windows Updates on their computers. We came across the same issue after upgrading the computer to the latest builds like Windows 10 V1607, V1703, V1709, V1803, V1809 and now with V1903.

Resolution to fix the issue with Can’t connect securely to this page on all the versions is similar. Therefore, whatever the build installed on your computer, you can follow the below steps and get the browser work properly without any further errors.

How to fix Can’t connect securely to this page error on Windows 10?

Quick Note: Before proceeding with the troubleshooting steps, we suggest you to create a System Restore point first. If something goes wrong during the troubleshooting, you can restore your computer back to previous working state.

Enable all the TLS encryption settings:

In order to fix the issue with can’t connect securely to this page error on your computer, you can try enabling all the old TLS encryption settings. This can be done from the Internet Explorer settings screen. Refer the below steps and enable the TLS encryption settings.

  1. Press Windows logo + R keys on keyboard to open RUN window, type inetcpl.cpl and hit enter. It will open Internet Properties window.

2. You can also open Internet Explorer browser, click on Settings icon and select the option Internet Options to open the same window.

3. On the Internet Properties screen, click on Advanced tab. Scroll down and enable the options Use TLS 1.0. Repeat the same for Use TLS 1.1 and Use TLS 1.2.

4. Click on Apply and then OK.

Now, close and reopen the browser and check if the webpages loads fine. If the issue with the can’t connect securely to this page error remains, you can try the further resolution steps.

Enable display mixed content feature:

When you are trying to access the websites that uses the HTTP and HTTPS protocols, you need to enable the display mixed content feature from Internet Security settings. If it is disabled, you may encounter the issue with can’t connect securely to this page error.

You can refer the below steps to enable to display mixed content feature.

  1. Open the Internet Properties window, click on Security tab. Highlight Internet option on this window and click on Custom level…

2. Scroll down and locate the Display mixed content option.

3. Select the option Enable and click on OK.

Now, close the Internet Properties window, browser. Reopen it and check if the webpages load fine without any further errors. In most of the cases, this step fixed the issue. In case if the issue continues, you can try to disable or reinstall the Anti-Virus program.

Disable / reinstall Anti-Virus program to fix can’t connect securely to this page error:

Sometimes, the faulty or the corrupted security program on the computer blocks the webpages to load properly. Therefore, in order to fix the issue with can’t connect securely to this page error, you can try disabling or reinstalling the security programs.

Refer below links to perform the same on your computer.

How to disable Anti-Virus program on Windows 10?

List of Anti-Virus removal tools.

Now, you can reboot your computer and check if the webpages loads fine. If it starts working fine, you can download the updated version of security program from the manufacturer’s website and install it on your computer.

I hope that the above resolution steps helps you to fix the issue with can’t connect securely to this page error on Microsoft Edge browser. If you need any further assistance, do comments below. We are happy to assist you.

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