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I am trying to connect to connect to using internet explorer on Windows 2003 server.

If you have a server to test from please do, and you'll notice that it does not connect instead returns - Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage.

From Firefox it works fine on the server.

From Windows 7 it works fine in Internet Explorer.

How can I get it to work in Windows 2003 Server using IE?

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This sounds fishy. I'd be wary of that link. – rodey Apr 20 '10 at 14:37
@rodey - Mmm, hardly fishy since its a government provided service – JL. Apr 20 '10 at 14:38
@JL: doesn't that make it more fishy, not less? :) – quack quixote Apr 21 '10 at 9:37
up vote 2 down vote accepted

You should install KB 938397 on windows 2003 to support new SHA-2 certificates.

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I have same problem on win 2003 and IE7. It had been working before they chaged certificates throught weekend. But new certificates didn't resolve it for me.




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New certificates didn't solve it for me too. We have a situation where we are unable to make a connection to test environment from any Windows 2003 Server. I tried deleting all certificates and then testing from Internet Explorer, but this too didn't help. – JL. Apr 21 '10 at 7:37
hotfix KB 938397 - fixed the issue – JL. Apr 21 '10 at 7:47
Martin are you developing a windows based solution? – JL. Apr 26 '10 at 16:23

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