Error code 107 is related to https site access from the browser. This is a generic error and may be accompanied by a separate error message describing the scenario and the components related to the error.
Causes of error code 107
HTTPS traffic can be blocked by your computer for several reasons. Some of these reasons are related to the proxy server rule, the local firewall, the parental lock system, or the DMZ / Edge firewall rule. If you are using a router, it is advisable to check the security policies applied to the connection via the router. Before you look for solutions to fix error 107, you must make sure that you have installed all the updates for your Windows system and that you also have the latest Chrome browser. Older versions of Google Chrome are known to give error 107 at random intervals.
Solution for error code 107 on Chrome
This is an “SSL connection error”, which means that your browser is not able to create a secure connection to the server. The following error is displayed:
Error 107 (net :: ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR): SSL protocol error. “
The reason may be that the server or your computer does not have a client authentication certificate required to establish a secure connection with the server.
To solve the problem, follow the steps below
- Click Options
- Scroll down and look for Show advanced settings and click on them.
- Under Network, click the Change Proxy Settings button.
- Go to the Advanced tab, check the following boxes: Use SSL 2.0 and Use SSL 3.0
- Restart the browser
If the above solution does not resolve the error, you must make sure that your antivirus is not the cause. Some users reported that the Norton antivirus conflicted with Google Chrome and could lead to error 107. If Antivirus is installed on your system, try uninstalling it and see if error 107 is still generated. Disabling the antivirus will not help; you must uninstall Norton antivirus completely and check your system to rule out the possibility of an antivirus causing this error.