Computer browser problems

Ok, so I’m having a problem with my computer’s web browsers.
I am not able to connect to many sites - unless they have https:// at the start.
The problem is mainly in chrome but Firefox is having problems too.
No problems in Edge whatsoever.

This works:

This doesn’t:


Sorry I’m not good at asking for help on here… I normally give it :wink:

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did you google: ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED? So far i know firefox and chrome are trying to make https the standard, no longer the insecure http

see, someone had the same question on quora

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I’ll get back to you on that.

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I tried deleting Chrome completely, restarting and reinstalling, still no fix. Problem is on FF too so it’s not a Chrome thing. I checked firewall - that’s all ok…


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Try an Incognito window in Chrome, that should eliminate add-ons as the problem.



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Let’s get the details here so that we can narrow down the search:


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Firewall is on to block everything that is not on the list. Google Chrome and FF are both on the list, I checked.

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And one more that I forgot, do you have an antivirus app running?

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But I had the problem before installing that :confused:

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