This error message from Google Chrome Browser is one of the most common problems that everyone faces in our day to day life. Google Chrome warns you whenever it finds out any abnormal tracks taken while you browse things on the web. If you are getting the SSL error Net::ERR_CERT_DATE_INVALID in chrome, it means your Internet connection or your computer is preventing Chrome from loading the page securely and privately. When you access a website with an SSL secure method (or https), an error message appears as below:


sign in error Your connection is not private

Solutions:

  1. Check System Date and Time
  2. Disable Antivirus SSL Connection
  3. Clear Cookies and Cached Files
  4. Reset Chrome Browser
  5. Open Chrome in Incognito Mode
  6. Expired SSL Certificates
  7. Update Chrome Browser

Check System Date and Time

If your computer is displaying the wrong time, the SSL error message will appear. This is the actual reason in most cases that prevents the Google Chrome browser to verify the SSL certificate. So, first of all you should check the date and time of your computer and make sure that your date and time settings are correct. In order to do that try the following steps:

  1. Click on the Date and Time icon in the lower right corner.

  2. In the window that opens, click on "Change date and time settings..."

  3. Press the Change date and time link to ensure that you have setup the correct date/time/year in your computer.

  4. When finished with date/time, press Change time zone to ensure that you have the proper time zone.

  5. Restart your computer and then try to access a HTTPS page in Chrome. If the problem persists, proceed to the next suggestion

You may notice that the next time you will reboot your computer, date and time settings will again have become wrong. If that is the case, you should change motherboard battery. This battery maintains the on board clock while the system is powered off.

Disable Antivirus SSL Connection

HTTPS scanning is a feature of Antivirus and is automatically enabled when an Antivirus is installed in you machine. HTTPS scanning decrypts and scans encrypted traffic to detect potential malware contained on sites using HTTPS connections. So in that case, changing the settings of your antivirus will resolve this issue but it may differ in your case depending on which antivirus you are using .

If you're unable to find such settings, try disable your antivirus program for the time being. But only when you're sure that the sites you're going to are safe enough for you to trust.

Clear Cookies and Cached Files

If you have too much browsing data stored, error like Your connection is not private will pop up from time to time. Clearing chrome cache helps you a lot in such situation.

Reset Chrome Browser

Try to reset the browser also will help in some situations.

Click on the Chrome menu >> Settings >> Show advanced settings >> Reset settings>> Reset .

Open Chrome in Incognito Mode

If you don't want Google Chrome to remember your activity, you can browse the web privately in Incognito mode. On your computer, open Chrome. At the top right, click More Incognito Mode and then New Incognito Window.

A new window appears. In the top corner, check for the Incognito icon Incognito icon.

Now try to enter the website that you are to visit. If the webpage opens just fine, then there could be some extension that's causing the problem.

Expired SSL Certificates

If a website is running with an expired SSL Certificate , it may harm users and Google Chrome is not considering that website as secure. In most cases, owner of the website forgot to renew the SSL certificate, you will get this error when visiting it. In this case, if you are the website admin, the solution to eliminate the error is to renew the SSL certificate or purchase a new SSL. Or, if you are not the website admin, please contact the website admin about this concern.

Update Chrome Browser

The user may get the error if the Google chrome version is not updated. It is recommended to use the updated Google chrome version. In your Google Chrome, click on Options >>About Google Chrome, here you will get the information about the Google Chrome version. If the version is older it will ask you to update, which is highly recommend.

If all fails , the last resort is proceeding to the website but only do this if you are sure that the website you are attempting is secured.

  1. In Google Chrome go the website that is giving the error
  2. To proceed, firstly click on the "Advanced" link
  3. After that select "Proceed to www.######.com (unsafe)"


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