Fix ERR_SSL_VERSION_INTERFERENCE error on Google Chrome

The error ERR_SSL_VERSION_INTERFERENCE occurs when Google Chrome web browser is trying to load a website with SSL protocol but is unable to. There can be many causes for this error. We will be listing and elaborating on every potential fix for this issue. The fixes to troubleshoot this error are not so straight forward. So, if you do not know what you are doing while following any fix, it is recommended for you to skip it and move on to a potential fix which you understand.

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ERR_SSL_VERSION_INTERFERENCE

It is worth mentioning that when the user gets this error, there is no direct fault in the browser. There are issues with caching the website data locally on the computer. This error can also arise when a website is coded in an incorrect manner – or if there are any browser extensions conflicting with the proper functioning of the website.

We will be checking out the following fixes-

  1. Clear Browser Data.
  2. Disable TLS 1.3.
  3. Flush DNS cache
  4. Remove conflicting browser extension.

1] Clear Browser Data

There are high chances that some browser data is conflicting with the loading of the website. This might be a very basic fix, but in this case, it can be proved a highly reliable one.

For this, start by opening Google Chrome. Now hit the CTRL + H button combination on your keyboard.

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This will open a new panel to delete your browsing history and other data.

Select every checkbox that you see and finally click on Clear browsing data.

Restart your browser and check if your error is fixed or not.

2] Disable TLS 1.3

Start by opening Google Chrome.

Now, type in chrome://flags/#tls13-variant in the address bar and hit Enter.

You will enter the experimental features page for Google Chrome.

And finally set it to Disabled.

RestartGoogle Chrome and check if your issue is now fixed or not.

3] Flush the DNS Cache

You can Flush the DNS cache and check if that fixes your issues.

4] Remove conflicting Browser Extensions

There are high chances that the extensions and toolbars installed on your browser might be conflicting with the loading of your website. So, in order to fix that, you need to remove or disable these extensions and toolbars.

5] Reset Google Chrome

You can reset Chrome browser settings to default and see if this helps. This will return your Google Chrome browser to its default state, and it will be as good as a fresh install.

Let us know if any of these fixes helped you!

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Ayush has been a Windows enthusiast since the day he got his first PC with Windows 98SE. He is an active Windows Insider since Day 1 and is now a Windows Insider MVP. He has been testing pre-release services on his Windows 10 PC, Lumia, and Android devices.

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