PM insists on "https".

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PM insists on "https".

Unread post by markfilipak » 2015-06-18, 04:10

I don't even know when it started, but it's beginning to cripple my Pale Moon...

Pale Moon insists everything must be "https". If I try to change the protocol to "http", it automatically changes to "https". Some web sites will refuse to load if "https".

Restarting PM in safe mode (no plug-ins) is no help.

Anyone got any ideas what's wrong?

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Re: PM insists on "https".

Unread post by squarefractal » 2015-06-18, 06:14

On which website does this occur?
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Re: PM insists on "https".

Unread post by New Tobin Paradigm » 2015-06-18, 07:59

Have you tried wiping out your history and cache...

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Re: PM insists on "https".

Unread post by Moonchild » 2015-06-18, 08:18

What's "wrong" may be that the websites in question insist on telling the browser to use strict transport security (HSTS) or actually just forward you to https from http -- and at the same time not having their security set up properly, resulting in a failure to connect.
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