i am getting this error on my windows 7 machine when i open word, excel
 i have outlook 2013
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Brian DayhoffSenior Full Stack DeveloperCommented:
You have one of a couple potential issues here:
- The SSL certificate does not allow for a hashing mechanism that your machine supports. If this is the case, upgrading your ssl library will generally fix it.
- The SSL certificate is encountering a host mismatch. This can occur if you are using a misconfigured proxy or VPN. If that is your issue, then you need to fix the proxy/VPN settings.
- You have a corrupt or non-functional SSL resolver. Reinstalling it should fix this if this is the case.
The message reads:

The application experienced an internal error loading the SSL libraries.
Sam Simon NasserIT Support ProfessionalCommented:
Windows 7 now has a hotfix and a registry key to allow for TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 support for its web service API, this allows Office to be able to access SharePoint on Windows 7 now if the server only supports TLS 1.2.
pramod1Author Commented:
where can I install SSL resolver? where should I find it in windows 7, there is no issue with ssl cert.

as it happens only opening word or excel
Brian DayhoffSenior Full Stack DeveloperCommented:
As a workaround for programs that do not natively resolve ssl, you can set ip socat on your command line to reverse proxy to a local webserver like nginx or apache that will resolve it. There is of course some technical overheat to doing it this way, however it will allow you to make any program that does not natively resolve ssl do so correctly. The basic gist is to tell your /hosts file to forward all traffic on port 443 to localhost, and then in turn have socat listen on port 443 and proxy all outbound traffic through your local webserver. You will also want to insure that the local webserver instance points all inbound connections back to your normal system firewall. If you spend a day or so getting this set up correctly, you will no longer have any ssl related issues with any desktop software, even if it otherwise is incompatible.
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