If you encounter the ERR_SSL_VERSION_INTERFERENCE error and don’t know how to fix it, then you should read this post carefully to find the solutions. You can also find the solutions from the MiniTool website if you encounter other errors about Google Chrome.
This post will tell you what causes the ERR_SSL_VERSION_INTERFERENCE error in Chrome and offer you 5 efficient methods to fix the error.
What Causes the ERR_SSL_VERSION_INTERFERENCE Error?
There are several causes of the ERR_SSL_VERSION_INTERFERENCE error. I list them below.
- Cache: Temporary data stored in Chrome are conflicting with SSL settings.
- TLS 1.3: The Transport Layer Security feature is conflicting with SSL on Google Chrome.
- Antivirus: To protect your browsing experience, the web protection feature on third-party antivirus is interfering with SSL.
- Installation file corruption: In some cases, Chrome's installation files are incomplete or corrupt.
So how to fix the ERR_SSL_VERSION_INTERFERENCE error? You need to log into your computer as an administrator and make sure that you have an active and open Internet connection.
Fix 1: Clear Google Chrome Browser Data
The first method you should adopt to fix the ERR_SSL_VERSION_INTERFERENCE error is to clear Google Chrome Browser data. Here is the tutorial:
Step 1: Launch Google Chrome at first, then press the Ctrl and H keys at the same time to open your Browsing History and other stored data in Chrome.
Step 2: Click Clear Browsing Data in the left panel.
Step 3: Go to the Advanced tab in the newly pop-out window.
Step 4: Check all the boxes, and then click Clear Data.
After completing the steps above, relaunch Google Chrome and then check whether the error is fixed.
Fix 2: Disable TLS 1.3
You can also try disabling TLS 1.3 to fix the ERR_SSL_VERSION_INTERFERENCE error. Here is the tutorial:
Step 1: Launch Google Chrome, type chrome://flags/#tls13-variant inside the address bar and then press Enter.
Step 2: Find TLS 1.3, and then click the box next to it to choose Disabled under the Available section.
After disabling TSL 1.3, reopen Google Chrome to check whether the error has been fixed.
In this post, we will talk about chrome://flags, which can help you activate additional debugging tools or try out new or experimental features in Chrome.
Fix 3: Clear the DNS Cache
If there is a corrupt local DNS cache, then the ERR_SSL_VERSION_INTERFERENCE error will occur. Therefore, you can try to clear the DNS cache to fix the error. Here is the tutorial:
Step 1: Type cmd in the search box and right-click Command Prompt to choose Run as administrator.
Step 2: Click Yes to open the Command Prompt window.
Step 3: Type ipconfig /flushdns and then press Enter.
Step 4: Wait for the process to complete successfully until you see a message saying that Windows IP Configuration. Successfully flushed the DNS Resolver Cache.
Now just relaunch Google Chrome to check whether the error is gone.
Fix 4: Reset Chrome
If you still cannot fix the ERR_SSL_VERSION_INTERFERENCE error, then you should try to reset Chrome.
If you are using Chrome 29, then you need to enable the Enable Reset Profile Settings (this is enabled by default in Chrome 30) following step 1 and step 2.
Step 1: Launch Google Chrome, type chrome://flags inside the address bar and then press Enter.
Step 2: Find Enable Reset Profile Settings, and then click the box next to it to choose Enable.
Step 3: Restart Chrome, then type chrome://settings inside the address bar and then press Enter.
Step 4: Find the Advanced section in the left panel and then click it.
Step 5: Click Reset and clean up at the bottom of the section, and then click Reset settings to their original defaults. Click Reset Settings.
After you have reset Chrome, relaunch it and then check whether the error is fixed.
Fix 5: Reinstall Chrome
If all the methods above cannot fix the ERR_SSL_VERSION_INTERFERENCE error, then you should try reinstalling Chrome. Here is the tutorial:
Step 1: Press the Win and R keys at the same time to open the Run box, then type appwiz.cpl and click OK to open a new window.
Step 2: Find Google Chrome in the list, and then right-click it to choose Uninstall.
Step 3: After uninstalling Google Chrome successfully, you also need to delete its leftover files. Press the Win and R key at the same time to open the Run box, then type %appdata% and click OK to open a new window.
Step 4: Find the Google folder and then right-click it to choose Delete.
Step 5: Go to Google Chrome’s site to download the latest version of the browser, and then install it.
After doing these steps, I believe that you can fix the ERR_SSL_VERSION_INTERFERENCE error.
According to this post, you can know the causes of the ERR_SSL_VERSION_INTERFERENCE Chrome error, and you can find several efficient methods to fix the error.