- There are many great browsers on the market, but none of them have achieved such popularity as Google Chrome has.
- Chrome errors can sometimes occur, and many users reported Your connection is not private error message in Chrome.
- You can fix this issue by temporarily disabling your antivirus or by removing the problematic extensions.
- We covered a wide range of Chrome issues in our Chrome hub, so be sure to check it out for more useful guides.
Online security and privacy is rather important especially if you’re sharing sensitive information. Many users are reporting the Your connection is not private error that prevents them from accessing certain websites. Since this can be a big problem, today we’re going to show you how to fix it.
How can I fix Your connection is not private error on Windows 10?
Fix – Your connection is not private error
1. Make sure that you sign in to the portal
If you’re using a Wi-Fi connection, you can sometimes encounter the Your connection is not private error. This problem usually occurs if you’re connecting to a new Wi-Fi network that has a sign-in portal.
To fix the problem, be sure you sign in to the portal and check if that solves the issue. To sign in to the portal, simply visit any website and enter your login information. After doing that, check if the problem is resolved.
2. Use Incognito mode
- To start Incognito mode on Chrome, click the Menu button in the top right corner and choose New incognito window from the menu.
- Alternatively, you can just press Ctrl+ Shift + N to open a new incognito window.
- After doing that, check if the problem is resolved. If the error message doesn’t occur while using Incognito mode, it’s possible that one of your extensions is causing this issue.
3. Disable your extensions
- Click the Menu button in the top right corner and choose More tools > Extensions.
- A list of extensions will now appear. To disable an extension, uncheck Enabled checkbox on the right. Repeat this step for all available extensions.
- After disabling all extensions, check if the problem still persists. If not, you need to enable extensions one by one until you find the one that is causing the problem.
- After finding the problematic extension, update it and check if that solves the problem. If not, you’ll need to remove that extension from Chrome.
Several users reported that the Rocket Tab extension was causing this issue on their PC. If you have this extension installed, we strongly suggest you disable it or delete it and check if that solves the problem.
4. Make sure that you have the latest Windows updates installed
- Press Windows Key + I to open the Settings app.
- Go to Update & security section. Select Windows Update tab and click on Check for updates button.
- Windows 10 will now check for updates. If any update is available, Windows will download it and install it automatically.
Your connection is not private error can appear due to missing system updates, so be sure to have the latest Windows updates installed.
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