You may encounter the Your Connection Is Not Private error when you try to open a website with Google Chrome. When it happens, how to fix? Don't worry. This article from MiniTool will show you how to fix the “Your connection is not private” issue on a Windows PC.
What Does It Mean When Your Connection Is Not Private
When your connection is not private Chrome error appears on your PC, it means that there is something wrong with the SSL connection.
When reading here, you may be confused about the meaning of SSL. What is SSL? Actually SSL is a secure method which can encrypt the data from your computer and send it to the server. This process is to protect the private information from leaking while transmitting.
When the SSL error happens, your computer will prevent Google Chrome from loading the requested website in a private and secure way. And thus you will see the error message “Your connection is not private” shown on the Google Chrome browser.
How to fix your connection is not private Chrome error? If you a Windows user, you can refer to the following fixes to get rid of your connection is not private issue.
How Do I Fix Your Connection Is Not Private Windows 10
Let’s see how do I fix your connection is not private issue on Windows 10.
Fix 1. Adjust Date and Time of Your Computer
Step 1. Type data in the Windows 10 Cortana search box and click the best match Data & time settings to open it.
Step 2. In the Data & time section, change the date and time to your current time zone.
If this simple fix can help you resolve the Google Chrome error your connection is not private, you can try the next fix and continue.
Fix 2. Check Antivirus Program Settings
Sometimes the your network connection is not private Chrome error is caused by some antivirus program installed on your PC.
If you have performed a virus scan to make sure that there is not malware, virus or spam on your PC, you can make some changes on antivirus program. Open the antivirus programs on your PC and check if there is an option named Turn on/off the scan SSL or something similar. If yes, turn it off. Then you can try visiting websites again.
If you do not find that kind of setting, you can try disabling the antivirus programs on your PC temporarily. Then try visiting the website you would like to open before. But make sure the site you are trying to open is 100% safe.
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Fix 3. Clear Browsing Data
Clearing the browsing data from Google Chrome browser may help you fix your connection is not private issue. If have not cleared the browsing data for a long time, you can have a try.
Step 1. Open Google Chrome and click the three dots on the upper right corner. Then choose Settings.
Step 2. Scroll down to find the Advanced and then click on it.
Step 3. Under the Privacy section, then click Clear browsing data button.
Step 4. Choose the browsing history you want to delete and click the Clear data button.
Step 5. Restart your browser.
After clearing the browsing data, you can check if your connection is not private Chrome error has been resolved.
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After trying above your connection is not private fixes, have you fixed the Google Chrome error? Which method works for you? If you have better solutions, please don't hesitate to share it with us.