How to Fix ERR_CERT_REVOKED in Chrome

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There are many SSL certificate related errors that internet users often encounter. This article aims to provide some troubleshooting tips to fix ERR_CERT_REVOKED in google chrome.

Chrome users have to face many unexpected difficulties. Actually, It’s not only about chrome. Other browser users are also equally facing some errors while browsing various web pages. Each browser defines each error differently. However, One of the most common chrome certificate errors is NET::ERR_CERT_REVOKED. Users see this error when they try to visit specific websites or pages.

net::err_cert_revoked Screenshot

There are several factors that cause this error. Incorrect time, date, antivirus, firewall, proxy, VPN are some common reasons behind this error. Users may see another similar error name like “The server’s security certificates is revoked”. These are all similar errors in different names. However, You can get rid of this problem very easily.

How to Fix ERR_CERT_REVOKED in Google Chrome:

If you can identify the thing which is causing this certificate error, it will be much easier to fix this problem. However, Before trying troubleshooting steps, you should make sure that you are using the latest version of Chrome. Here are some suggestions that can help you to get rid of err cert revoked error in google chrome.

1. Check Time & Date

Incorrect time and date settings are the most common reason that causes connectivity problems between your computer and the remote server. It also causes certificate errors in web browsers. As a result, You see “Your connection is not private” type messages with an error name like Net::Err_Cert_Revoked. Fixing time and date settings can fix this problem. If you are a windows user, do following things to correct these settings.

  • At first, Go to Control Panel\Clock, Language, and Region.
  • Now, Click on Date & Time.
  • Then, Correct all settings.
  • After that, You can restart your computer and see if it fixes your problem.

2. Disable Antivirus and Firewall

Sometimes, Your antivirus or firewall can cause similar problems. Specially, Third-party antivirus programs have some advanced features that can create this type of problems. So, To fix err_cert_revoked in chrome, you may disable these security programs temporarily. If it works, you can decide to change your antivirus or firewall or tweak relevant settings to resolve the problem.

For example, Kaspersky Internet Security has a feature that scans encrypted connection. It often shows false positive results. So, You may get security warning while visiting various https pages. This feature also may cause certificate revoked error in chrome. So, You can disable this feature from Settings > Additional > Network.

3. Clean Boot

If any third-party services create conflict with your network traffic, you also may get the err_cert_revoked error message. To identify which one is actually causing the problem, you can perform clean boot. After identifying the culprit, you can simply disable or uninstall it.

4. Reset Connection

This is another cool way to troubleshoot this problem. In some cases, It fixes this type of problems. So, Try to reset connection in windows.

5. Disable Extensions

Sometimes, You may see that you can browse the problematic web page from other browsers. But, It is only happening in chrome. In that case, Open chrome in guest mode and see if it shows the error or not. In case, It doesn’t show err_cert_revoked or the server’s security certificate is revoked type messages, you should try to disable all extensions in your browser. Then, Enable them one by one and visit the problematic page to be sure which one is the culprit. Then, Uninstall the problematic extension.

6. Remove VPN and Proxy

If you have proxy or VPN client enabled, you can disable or remove them. Because these are also responsible for this connection is not private type errors. If you have VPN client, Uninstall it completely. However, To disable proxy, follow those things.

  • First of all, Open RUN. You can simply press Win + R on the keyboard to open it.\
  • Then, Type inetcpl.cpl and press Enter. It will open Internet Properties.
  • Now, Go to Connection tab and click on LAN Settings.
  • Check Automatically Detect Settings and uncheck rest options.
  • Restart your computer.

It should fix err_cert_revoked. You can verify it by visiting the problematic web page.

7. Turn Off Security Warning (Not Recommended)

This a working way to resolve certificate revoked warning problem. But, I don’t recommend this method for your security. However, If you want to turn off security warning, Follow those things.

  • At first, Open Internet Properties like method 6.
  • Go to Advanced tab.
  • Now, Uncheck Check for publisher’s certificate revocation and Check for server certificate revocation.
  • Then, Click on Apply and OK.
  • Restart your computer.

It will fix err cert revoked problem in google chrome.

8. Reset Chrome

If nothing worked, You may try to reset your browser. It will clear all cache, cookies, history, other temporary internet data and restore your browser to its default state. Then, Try to visit the web page which was showing you the error. I hope it will fix ERR_CERT_REVOKED.

9. Chrome Canary

The full version of chrome often shows unexpected errors that its beta version Chrome Canary doesn’t show. So, You can consider using it. You can download it from here: https://www.google.com/chrome/browser/canary.html

10. Contact ISP

The net::err_cert_revoked error can be a problem from your ISP. To identify it, You should access that web page by using different internet connection. If you find that the error is only occuring when you use your ISP, you should contact your ISP and let them know your problem. I hope you will get a resolution.

So, These are some tips to “fix err_cert_revoked”. You also can share your own method in the comment box that fixed your problem.