windows security warning

  amosoreilly 12:48 25 Aug 2009

I am running vista with ie8 and use norton security. My updates are all complete and i have scanned for viruses etc all well. Today whenever i try to sign into paypal or ebay i get a security message, THE WEBPAGE WILL NOT BE DELIVERED USING SECURE HTTPS CONNECTION, i have only got this problem from this morning, when i try to sign in i get the padlock showing so all should be well, what could be causing this, with thanks.

  birdface 12:51 25 Aug 2009

Maybe a cookie problems.You could try with the Firewall turned off just to eliminate that.

  amosoreilly 13:42 25 Aug 2009

yes i disabled norton firewall and when i signed into ebay all went well. what does this mean though, do i have a cookie, just that i scanned with norton and it picked up none, what should i do, with thanks.

  Sea Urchin 15:40 25 Aug 2009

This happens in IE8 when the website you are accessing has both secure and non-secure content. It may help you to go to Tools/Internet Options/Advanced tab. Scroll down to the bottom and uncheck the box beside 'warn if changing between secure and not-secure mode' - click Apply and OK.

You could also try disabling third-party cookies - these are usually advertising and not much missed. Go to Tools/Internet Options/Privacy tab. Click on Advanced button (not tab). Place a tick in Override Automatic Cookie Handling, and then click the radio button beside Block Third-Party Cookies. If that should cause you other problems you can always return to how it was.

  birdface 20:06 25 Aug 2009

Either that or check you firewall to see if that is stopping them, Not sure how you do it with Norton Firewall but I am sure someone can explain it you.

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