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Internet Explorer displays error message "Cannot Reach this page"

Hi,
I am on windows 10 pro  using IE11, I am getting the error below, "cannot reach this page"  a lot.
I know the sites online ..
any ideas?
Thanks
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John

8/22/2022 - Mon
McKnife

Try another browser to compare with: edge.
Iamthecreator OM

Can you try with https://www.google.ie/

Does it work in other browsers?
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Tom Cieslik

You should get re-routed to address: https://www.google.ie/?gws_rd=ssl
since google is not supporting http without SSL encryption anymore
Try co use this address: https://www.google.ie/?gws_rd=ssl

If this will not work, make sure your firewall not blocking SSL connection port 443.
Also try google chrome or firefox.
If you don;t want to install other browser you can try FireFox Portable.
You don;t need to install it to use it

https://portableapps.com/apps/internet/firefox_portable
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blossompark

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Hi Tom
https://www.google.ie/?gws_rd=ssl
in IE gets "Cant reach this page error"
blossompark

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Hi Tom,
tried
https://www.google.ie/?gws_rd=ssl
and is working....
this is part of the issue....intermittent results.... so very difficult to know if fixed or not
blossompark

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Hi Iamthecreator OM
https://www.google.ie/
that is working at the moment....
but the issue is intermittent
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hi McKnife,
same issues in Chrome and Edge
John

Did you try my suggestions especially about TCP reset

Follow up note:: Stack Reset and importantly DNS Flush can help these issues.  

Also reset your router (unplug, wait 5 minutes, plug it back in)
Tom Cieslik

Is this problem exists on more than one computer on only one ?

Of on only one, try John suggestion, if in your network,, maybe you have:

1. DNS issue
2. Route on you way to google website.

If this is DNS issue,, try replace DNS settings for test only,,, set 8.8.8.8 on your IPv4 properties then ipconfig/flushdns in command prompt and check for hour or two
If you have 2 DNS server ,, try switch them over... so make secondary DNS as your primary..

then ipconfig /flushdns in command prompt
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nobus

maybe it's a time out?  i see many pc's that are responding very slowly; i suppose this is caused by windows checking and scanning everything...
blossompark

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Hi all, thanks for your input....think the issue may be resolved, rebooted installed updates, not sure if relevant but seems to be working ok today
John

Thank you for the update.
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