Are you seeing the “NET CERT SYMANTEC LEGACY” error code in the Google Chrome window? This error is an SSL certificate error and happens when you try to browse some specific websites. Don’t worry. This problem usually occurs due to two reasons- either for the wrong date and time in your system or corrupted DNS configuration of your network profile.
Fix-1 Adjust Date and Time settings-
Adjusting Date and Time settings may solve this issue.
1. Press Windows key+I together to open the Settings window on your computer.
2. Now, click on “Time & Language” in the Settings window.
2. Under Time & Language settings, on the left-hand side click on “Date & time“,
3. Then on the right-hand side of the same window, under Current date and time settings, toggle “Set time automatically” to “Off“.
4. Similarly, set the “Set time zone automatically” to “Off“.
4. Now, under ‘Set the date and time manually‘, click on “Change“.
5. In the Change date and time window, click on “Date” to change the date to the actual date.
6. Repeat the same feat for “Time” by setting the right time.
7. Now, Click on “Change“.
8. Now, in the Settings window, scroll down and find ‘Time Zone‘.
9. Click on the drop-down and then select the time zone you are currently in*.
*NOTE– You will notice the same time zone for a variety of locations. Choose a particular time zone according to your location.
Close Settings window.
Now, reboot your computer.
Fix-2 Flush the DNS configuration-
1.Press Windows Key+R to launch Run.
2. Type “cmd” in Run window and hit “Enter“.
2. Now, copy-paste this command in the Command Prompt window and then hit Enter to execute this command.
Close Command Prompt window.
Reboot your computer.
After rebooting your computer check if this works.
Fix-3 Reset Google Chrome-
If nothing is working out, resetting Google Chrome will surely fix this issue.
1. Open Google Chrome on your computer.
2. In Google Chrome window, copy-paste or type this line in the address bar and hit Enter.
3. In Google Chrome settings window, click on “Reset settings” to reset Google Chrome on your computer.
Google Chrome browser will be reset in a minute.
Restart your browser and try to visit any website.
Your problem is solved.
Sambit is a Mechanical Engineer By qualification who loves to write about Windows 10 and solutions to weirdest possible problems.