1.    30 Dec 2015 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Jensen Beach Florida
    Posts : 173
    W-10 Pro Insider Preview

    Windows Download site not private


    Went to the Windows Software Download site:
    Windows 10
    to download a new W-10 iso.
    From the above site, I clicked on the "All Windows downloads" link and got this:
    https://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/downloads (The copy and paste doesn't show the "https" with a red line striking it out.
    The page says:
    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Your connection is not private

    Attackers might be trying to steal your information from windows.microsoft.com (for example, passwords, messages, or credit cards).
    NET::ERR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID


    Automatically report details of possible security incidents to Google. Privacy policy

    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    There's a tab below this that says "Back to Safety"

    Anyone familiar???
    Pete
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    30 Dec 2015 #2
    Join Date : Feb 2014
    Posts : 487

    Looks like a Microsoft error. The certificate is issued to *.windows.microsoft.com, but should be *.microsoft.com or windows.microsoft.com

    You can still view the non HTTPS version of the page by deleting the 's' from https (http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/downloads).

    But if you just want an ISO, just go to the bottom of the first page you said you went to and click on 'Download Tool Now' button. No need to go to 'All Windows Downloads'.

    See Option Two here ---> https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/9...-download.html
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    30 Dec 2015 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Jensen Beach Florida
    Posts : 173
    W-10 Pro Insider Preview
    Thread Starter

    Thanks, ARC.
    Got the iso.
    Odd to see such a somewhat obvious mistake on a MS download page.

    Pete
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Which driver to download from Intel site?
Hi. My install of Windows 11 needed a driver for Intel GMA 3600. There is only a Windows 7 driver, which I installed but it crashed. On another post I have been advised to install it as an administrator in Compatibility mode for Windows 7. Can't...
Drivers and Hardware
Windows 10 iso download link using internet download manager? Slow net
I'm using a slow network and need to download windows 10 iso file with IDM for the sake of resume ability. Media creation tool gave me too many challenges because of this slow network. Anyone with links to download either the 64bit ISO or...
Installation and Upgrade
Best site to download monitors drivers?
Hello Anyone has a suggestion for a clean site where I could download proper drivers for my monitors? I did found some site and all of them want to install a .exe program. I don't want to mess with my PC and install unknown software...
Drivers and Hardware
Ms download site (W10) seems to have gone bonkers
Hi there anybody else experiencing this when trying to get the 9879 full install ISO (Windows Enterprise 9879). Host machine W8.1 with latest updates. Nothing to add -- can't see the Form to be filled in. Cheers jimbo
Installation and Upgrade
Staged Windows 9 Download Site
Does this article from NeoWin appear to sound legit? It cites that a staged download page was accidentally put online, but hastily removed. If it's correct, it appears that a 32-bit build will be available. Windows Technical Preview weighs in...
Windows 10 News
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:30.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App



Windows 10 Forums