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Cant display secure webpage intermittently

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When trying to log into a secure website the browser displays "cannot display webpage". This symptom is network wide. The issue happens intermittently. The only fix i have found is to reboot the machine. The problem goes away for about a half-hour than returns. The operating system is XP Professional service pack 2 and 3, internet explorer 6 thru 8. I tried installing Firefox and this fixes the problem for a moment and the problem returns. I tried all the fixes on Microsoft; reset browser, SFC.EXE protected files, lowered security setting, compatibilty mode. ECT.
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An update!!

I have tried to ping the website and the ping times out. I have done a tracert onsite and from my home machine and the tracert stop at around 9 hops and time out. I have reset the SBS 2008 server and the firewall allows all outbound traffic.

This problem is intermittant with secure website; such as facebook, while trying to login and other financial websites when trying to login. I have reset DNS, lowered all my security setting to minimal. Firefox fixes the problem for a moment than the problem returns.

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Can the same machines access the sites from another location (e.g. take one home)?

Have you tried to call your internet service provider?  Maybe they are blocking somehow.

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Problem still exists, don't seem to be getting anywhere with the questions. Sharing the points to all who responded.

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Have you tried a different router or maybe updating the firmware in the router?  Could be your router is malfunctioning and causing the network outages.
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