"Your connection is not private" error in Opera browser

Method 1: Change the time and date

The text of the error in question hides the cause of the problem, which lies in the SSL: a failure in this protocol is what makes it impossible to use the Internet.

The most common case is that of an incorrect date and / or time. SSL certificates have a limited validity period, so if the date and time do not match the local time, you will get an error. Try changing the time on your computer and go to the resource with the problem - everything should be fine now.

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Method 2: disable extensions

If the date and time settings are correct, the source of the problem may be your browser's software add-ons, especially if they have not been updated for several years. To diagnose and identify the culprit, do the following

    1. Open the Opera menu and double-select the items "Extensions".
    2. See the whole list and press "Disconnect". in each position.

  1. You try to open the page or pages that previously showed the error. If not repeating, then it was definitely all about the plugins. To find out what the cause is, open the extension manager, enable each extension one at a time, and load the problematic resources.
  2. Once detected, it is best to remove the failed addon – the most effective ways to do this are presented in the article linked below. Read more: "Your connection is not private" error in Opera browser

Method 3: Disable Opera Turbo

It is also possible that the error in question is due to Opera Turbo mode being active. What happens is that some sites (especially those of banks or payments) do not accept the traffic that goes through the proxy or the VPN, so the fast page loading mode is active. We have already told you how to deactivate this function, so here is a link to the corresponding material.

Read more: Opera Turbo mode: ways to disable it

Method 4: disable antivirus

Antivirus software can also cause SSL issues, for example by running too strictly. As a test, you can suspend this software, and if it turns out to be the cause, you should check the software settings or find an alternative.

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Method 5: Reinstall the software

In situations where the fault in question only appears in Opera, it may be due to one of the application components. The solution in this case is simple: you must reinstall the browser.

    1. Before uninstalling, make a backup of all important data (bookmarks and express bar), the following instructions will help you. Read more: How to save your bookmarks and express bar in Opera
    2. Uninstall the program however you like, for example with third-party uninstallers for more reliable results. Read more: Uninstall Opera browser from your computer
    3. Download the latest version of Opera on your computer and install it.Download the latest version of Opera
    4. Import the data previously saved in the newly installed browser.

After these manipulations, the problem should be solved.

We are glad that we have been able to help you with the problem.