How to fix ERR_SSL_VERSION_INTERFERENCE on Google Chrome?

10/24/2020 by admin with 0 comments

How to fix ERR_SSL_VERSION_INTERFERENCE on Google Chrome?

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How to fix ERR_SSL_VERSION_INTERFERENCE on Google Chrome?

In today’s time, one of the most popular web browsers which are accepted worldwide is Google chrome. Whether children or IT pros, all love using Google Chrome for browsing. There are times when Google chrome gives an irritating error message like ERR_SSL_VERSION_INTERFERENCE.


It is difficult for non-technical persons to deal with this error message. This error is not fixed by basic troubleshooting but may be solved by other simple methods. The error mainly signifies the issue with the SSL certificate with the browser or system. Let’s not worry as there can various methods through which the error can be fixed.


Causes of Error Message ERR_SSL_VERSION_INTERFERENCE in Google Chrome

This error will be visible to the users only. The root cause of the error is identified and this makes it a different error message. There can be more than one thing that makes your browser showing the error message. For example – incorrect date and time, anti-virus, caches, etc., 


Methods to fix ERR_SSL_VERSION_INTEFERENCE error on Google Chrome

  1. Disable TLS 1.3

Transport Layer Security (TLS) provide end-to-end security to the connection which is over the internet. It is a cryptographic protocol. The TLS version 3.0 is the advanced version of SSL which started with TLS 1.0. There are most of the cases in which if TLS 1.3 gets disabled from Chrome then the issue of error message instantly solved. The steps for fixing the problem:

  • Open Chrome new window and type the URL chrome://flags in the address bar and click enter.
  • Search for TLS 1.3 in the search box.
  • Now select the disabled option and save the changes.


  1. Disable Antivirus

The in-between disturbance of antivirus software can also show the error message on your computer. Apart from Antivirus software, some other options may also protect the data in your data. For example – Avast Web shield. There might be some option in the settings which may provide internet protection. You have to disable that antivirus protection option from the internet. After this, the error message may not show on the screen. If you think that the problem is not because of antivirus software, then you don’t have to do this step.


  1. Correction of date and time

There are some parameters which are provided by SSL in your system so that it can function properly. The time and date system settings are also one of the parameters of SSL which can act as a timestamp. The error message may be visible if the time and date of your system are not correct. Go to the control panel settings of the system and select the date and time option. Fix it and check if the problem of error message resolves or not.


  1. Clearing browsing data

Before thinking of uninstalling Chrome from your computer, try the option of clearing the browsing data and information which is stored in your computer by the browser itself. If the error is due to junk files, then this might solve the problem. The browsing data which is linked to your logged account on Chrome will be deleted out. You can also save the linked data of the account and log out the Google account then proceed for clearing data option. 


  1. Disable hardware acceleration

There is an option of hardware acceleration on Chrome. Click on the Menu and settings and select Advanced options. Search for the hardware acceleration option and switch it off. It might solve the error showing on the computer.


  1. Clearing DNS cache

The DNS lookup process is of DNS cache that resolves the domain names of a particular IP address. The incorrect maintenance of the DNS may even create problems in network security and access the web page. The error message on Google Chrome may also visible because of this. To fix the problem, clear out the DNS cache. Go to the control panel option in your system and click on Run. Type cmd and press enter. Type ipconfig/flushdns in the command box and enter. If everything is deleted out from the system, then it will show a message of successfully flushed the DNS resolver cache. It mostly solves the problem of showing error message ERR_SSL_VERSION_INTERFERENCE.


  1. Remove extensions 

Browser extensions become a popular feature in the present time but sometimes along with Google Chrome, it will not work properly. To find out that browsing extension is the reason for showing the error message or not, let’s disable browser extension from the system. After disabling start the computer again and load the website. If the error will not show again then the browser extension was the culprit only. You can just directly delete the browser extension by going to the menu and select More tools. Click on the extensions option and disable or delete is to stop working further.


  1. Disable QUIC protocol 

Google QUIC (Quick UDP Internet Connection) is the protocol that makes your internet usage experience better, effective, and fast. This feature is not in an advanced stage; it is in the testing stage. The error message may also be visible because of the testing version of Google QUIC. To fix the problem, first, open Google Chrome and type chrome://flags/#enable-quick in the address bar. Simply disable the option of Experimental Quick protocol and restart your system.


  1. Update or reinstall chrome

If after trying all the methods, the error is not fixing then go for the last option of updating or more effective reinstalling Google Chrome. Uninstalling Chrome and delete all the data in the app by going in the application manager option in the computer and right-click on Google Chrome and select uninstall. After that restart your computer and install a fresh and new updated version of Google Chrome. This will have a high chance of showing the error message of Google Chrome ERR_SSL_VERISON_INTERFERENCE.

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