Explorer: Can’t connect securely to this page – GoogleChrome: This site can’t be reached


Test Site: https://drive.google.com

Internet Explorer:

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This might be because the site uses outdated or unsafe TLS security settings.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.


This site can't be reached
The connection was reset.
* Checking the connection
* Checking the proxy and the firewall
* Running Windows Network Diagnostics



PS C:\Users\testUser> wget drive.google.com
wget : The underlying connection was closed: An unexpected error occurred on a receive.
At line:1 char:1
+ wget drive.google.com
+ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
+ CategoryInfo : InvalidOperation: (System.Net.HttpWebRequest:HttpWebRequest) [Invoke-WebRequest], WebExc
+ FullyQualifiedErrorId : WebCmdletWebResponseException,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.InvokeWebRequestCommand
Fix Option #1:
PS C:\Users\testUser> Set-ItemProperty -Path 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\.NetFramework\v4.0.30319' -Name 'SchUseStrongCrypto' -Value '1' -Type DWord
PS C:\Users\testUser>Set-ItemProperty -Path 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\.NetFramework\v4.0.30319' -Name 'SchUseStrongCrypto' -Value '1' -Type DWord
PS C:\Users\testUser>[Net.ServicePointManager]::SecurityProtocol = [Net.SecurityProtocolType]::Tls12
PS C:\Users\testUser> (wget drive.google.com).StatusCode -eq 200
True / False
Fix Option #2:

inetcpl.cpl > Advanced > Reset > OK

Fix Option #3:
netsh winsock reset
netsh int IP reset
ipconfig /release
ipconfig /renew
ipconfig /flushdns
Fix Option #4:

Run ncpa.cpl > Properties > double-click ‘Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)’ > use Google DNS, or OpenDNS, > OK > OK

Fix Option #5:

Set the gateway or edge firewall to enable Google docs, Google Drive, and Google Cloud applications from the source (either single node or entire subnet) toward the ‘Untrust’/’Internet’ zone with ‘any’/* destination.


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