Computer browser problems


#1

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:

Suggestions?

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


#2

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


#3

I'll get back to you on that.


#4

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...

:confused:


#5

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


#6

Nope.


#7

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

OS:
Firewall:


#8

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


#9

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


#10

http://www.iobit.com/en/advancedsystemcarefree.php
But I had the problem before installing that :confused: