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Facebook issues

Postby French Castanut » Nov 20th, 2012, 11:57 am

For a couple weeks now I've had this problem. Sometimes it works, sometimes I get the certificate error msg. Then if I click on "proceed to Website", I get the "invalid URL" msg. In both Chrome, IE & Firefox.

BUT, if I restart my computer, then it's accessible again maybe for a couple minutes until it poops again. Anyone else have the same issue?
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Re: Facebook issues

Postby Logitack » Nov 20th, 2012, 12:35 pm

Facebook which support the SSL protocol are subjected to digital certificates, ascertaining web server identifications to internet connection requests from web browsers. Some discrepancies occur, resulting in non-verification by a third party certificate authenticating body, like if the date and time on the certificate are not correct on Facebook.

The error can be resolved if you correct the operating system date and time, Security certificate errors occur as they expire over time and if your computer's date does not match the current date or correct date, chances of getting this warning are high.
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Re: Facebook issues

Postby Bsuds » Nov 20th, 2012, 4:01 pm

Hey FC, is your computer still on Quebec time?
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Re: Facebook issues

Postby French Castanut » Nov 20th, 2012, 9:54 pm

Hi! I'm on BC time I don't know what else to do.
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Re: Facebook issues

Postby LoneWolf_53 » Nov 20th, 2012, 10:11 pm

French or English time?
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Re: Facebook issues

Postby French Castanut » Nov 20th, 2012, 10:19 pm

AM / PM time.
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Re: Facebook issues

Postby LoneWolf_53 » Nov 20th, 2012, 10:36 pm

Just checking. :D
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Re: Facebook issues

Postby Logitack » Nov 21st, 2012, 12:08 am

Try This

Go to folder "C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc"
Open hosts file with notepad .
Copy below and paste in hosts file
69.171.228.74 www.facebook.com
69.171.228.74 https://www.facebook.com
Click on save to save the hosts file
Close the browser
Open and access to facebook again.
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Re: Facebook issues

Postby French Castanut » Nov 21st, 2012, 12:27 am

Thanks Logitack! Is it the same if I just save this: 69.171.228.74 in my favorites?
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Re: Facebook issues

Postby Logitack » Nov 21st, 2012, 1:11 am

has to be in the host file as indicated
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Re: Facebook issues

Postby Glacier » Nov 21st, 2012, 1:28 am

French Castanut wrote:Hi! I'm on BC time I don't know what else to do.

The year is the important thing. I had this happen once because my computer thought it was 1980 or some such date. Changed the year, and voila!
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Re: Facebook issues

Postby French Castanut » Nov 21st, 2012, 9:48 am

Strange...
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Re: Facebook issues

Postby French Castanut » Nov 27th, 2012, 6:31 pm

This is driving me nutz!

I tried to modify the host file.. and it says access is denied when I want to save it. What should I do?

Ok I got it!

Google said to hold ctrl+shift button while accessing via cmd prompt
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Re: Facebook issues

Postby French Castanut » Nov 27th, 2012, 6:35 pm

THANKS a lot!
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Re: Facebook issues

Postby mitchbaywatch » Dec 1st, 2012, 5:09 pm

Easy fix don't use "Crackbook"
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