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  1. #1
    secure connection
    I keep getting the message "Safari can't open the page as it can't establish a secure connection to server"
    Can anyone help me rectify this as Apple say it's the service provider and the service provider says it is not them!
    HELP!

  2. #2
    Which specific website are you trying to connect to? Are you trying to connect using HTTPS?
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  3. #3
    Also, have you tried to reach the web page via another browser?
    -Jonathan
    iMac (27-inch, Late 2012) - 2.9 GHz Intel Core i5
    MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2012) - 1.8 GHz Intel Core i5

  4. #4
    Thanks for your rapid reply.

    Yes, I am trying to connect to the National Lotterey which is HTTPS. I have the same problem with other websites but can't remember which or if they were also HTTPS.

    Cheers,
    John

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    Yes, I have tried with Google Chrome and Opera. Same result

  5. #5
    Have you tried clearing your history, cookies, and website data?

    https://support.apple.com/guide/safa...ri47acf5d6/mac

    https://support.apple.com/guide/safa...12.0/mac/10.14

    Rebooted?

    If none of that works, then perhaps there's a privacy/security setting that needs to be changed? But if this is happening with multiple browsers, it's likely a setting in macOS itself that needs to be changed. Or maybe your ISP is wrong and they are indeed the problem?
    -Jonathan
    iMac (27-inch, Late 2012) - 2.9 GHz Intel Core i5
    MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2012) - 1.8 GHz Intel Core i5

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    If you Open Safari, then use Command + comma to open Safari Preferences, then click on Privacy.

    Make sure that "Block all cookies" is not checked.

    "Block all cookies" = "Don’t let any websites, third parties, or advertisers store cookies and other data on your Mac. This may prevent some websites from working properly."

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