Error code 107 is related to access of https sites from the browser. It is a generic error and might be accompanied by a distinct error message describing the scenario and the components related to the error.
Causes for Error Code 107
There can be several causes for the HTTPS traffic getting blocked by your computer. Some of these reasons relate to the proxy server rule, local firewall, parental lock system, or DMZ/edge firewall rule. If you’re using a router, it is advisable to check the security policies being applied to the connection through the router.
Before proceeding to look at solutions to fix error 107, you need to ensure that you have installed all updates for your Windows system and also have the latest Chrome browser. Older versions of Google Chrome are known to give error 107 at random intervals.
Solution to Error Code 107 on Chrome
It is a “SSL connection error”, which basically means your browser is not able to create a secure connection to the server. The following error is displayed:
Error 107 (net::ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR): SSL protocol error.”
The reason might be with the server or your computer not having a client authentication certificate that is required to make a secure connection with the server.
To resolve the issue, follow the steps set out below
- Click Options
- Scroll down and look for Show advanced settings and click it
- Under Network, click the Change Proxy settings button
- Go to the Advanced tab, Check the following boxes: Use SSL 2.0 and Use SSL 3.0
- Restart the browser
If the above solution doesn’t resolve the error, you need to ensure your antivirus is the not the cause. Some users have reported that Norton anti-virus conflicts with Google Chrome and can lead to error 107.
If you have Norton Antivirus installed on your system, try uninstalling it and see if error 107 is still generated. Disabling the antivirus is not going to help; you need to uninstall Norton antivirus completely and check your system to rule out the possibility of Norton antivirus causing this error.
If Norton antivirus is not the cause of the issue, check the registry for any errors. Download a good registry cleaner and scan the registry for any inconsistencies. The registry cleaner will remove unnecessary registry entries, allowing your system to run more efficiently . we recommend using a tried and tested Registry Cleaning Tool such as RegCure Pro .