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  1.    14 May 2016 #1
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    Hello,
    Since I upgraded from Windows 7 to 10, Internet Explorer has apparently been replaced by Microsoft Edge. I experience difficulty with this new browser, in that it signals security problems for about every second website I want to go to - even absolutely reliable ones. If I click on the "continue anyway" button, nothing happens but the security warning reappearing. This blocks my access even to websites I need for professional use. Does anyone know how to get rid of this problem?
    thank you
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  2.    14 May 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Standish, Lancashire
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    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Internet explorer is still installed, just use that instead.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...dows-10-a.html
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  3.    14 May 2016 #3
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    Thank you. I just tried to do so. The problem seems not to reside in the browser, for with Internet Explorer exactly the same happens.
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  4.    14 May 2016 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by wigger View Post
    Thank you. I just tried to do so. The problem seems not to reside in the browser, for with Internet Explorer exactly the same happens.
    Just a suggestion :

    Open IE11 > click Tools at the top > click SmartScreen Filter > click Turn off SmartScreen Filter.

    Wonder if that will help.

    *** adding ............... make sure IE11 is set as your default browser ***
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  5.    14 May 2016 #5
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    Alas, no.
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  6.    14 May 2016 #6
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Poole Dorset UK
    Posts : 2,567
    Windows 10 x64 Home Version(1709) Build16299.125

    Have you tried
    Command Prompt(Admin)
    SFC /Scannow
    You may have to do an in place upgrade
    Both links are in my Signature
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  7.    14 May 2016 #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by wigger View Post
    Alas, no.
    Create another user account with exactly the same privileges as this one you are using > logon to it > set IE11 as default.
    Is the same issue persisting ?
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  8.    14 May 2016 #8
    Join Date : Feb 2016
    Maribor, Slovenia
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    Windows 10 (Pro and Insider Pro)

    It would be easier to find a solution for you, if you provide a bit more information. What antivirus solution do you use, firewall DNS etc.

    Your description make me think off Norton / Symantec internet security and possible to strict settings of certificate checking.
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  9.    14 May 2016 #9
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    Quote Originally Posted by AndreTen View Post
    It would be easier to find a solution for you, if you provide a bit more information. What antivirus solution do you use, firewall DNS etc.

    Your description make me think off Norton / Symantec internet security and possible to strict settings of certificate checking.
    I think that's a likely cause too. But I don't think it's due to "too strict settings of certificate checking", more like third-party security software acting like it's a Certificate Authority issuing it's own certificate so it can MITM secure connections and may or may not be doing proper certificate checking like a browser would to see if the actual site certificate is valid, expired, revolked, etc.
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  10.    18 May 2016 #10
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    Thank you for your replies. Meanwhile, I have discovered many, many other quite unnerving malfunctions.

    It becomes increasingly clear I have to resort to a professional to clean up this mess. An assistant of mine told me today she spent more on downgrading back to Windows 7 than would have cost her a new personal computer. As you may have guessed, my expertise in computer science is indeed limited. However, I believe they have quite a nerve at Microsoft to launch such an immature product on the market.
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