TLS 1.0 on Internet Explorer 8 will not stay selected after one or two restarts of Explorer.
I recently purchased a new laptop with Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 8. One of the things I use it for is to access my work email remotely. To do this, I have to select TLS 1.0 in the Advanced tab under internet options. Every time I select this,
though, after one or two restarts of Explorer, I can't log on to my work email. When I check the settings, somehow TLS 1.0 has become unselected. This has happened at least a dozen times.
I have tried turning off all Virus Scan and Fire Wall software to see if that was blocking the setting changes and it wasn't. I'm at a loss.
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This seems to be an error with McAfee's software and I recently confirmed this solution (by pigglety ) on the McAfee forums:
"To work around the issue, I have been applying a local group policy to my home PCs. If you have a Professional, Ultimate, etc. edition of Windows, the policy can be applied using the Local Group Policy editor.
1. Run gpedit.msc.
2. Go to Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Internet Explorer > Internet Control Panel > Advanced Page.
3. Set "Turn off Encryption Support" to Enabled and select the Secure Protocol combinations that you want."
There was indeed McAfee preinstalled when I bought the system. My subscription is current with it.
McAfee applications are notorious for not upgrading (or uninstalling) cleanly. Try this McAfee three-step fix:
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear) ~ MS MVP (IE, Mail, Security, Windows & Update Services) since 2002 ~ Disclaimer: MS MVPs neither represent nor work for Microsoft
-- ~Robear Dyer (PA Bear) Microsoft MVP (Windows Client) since October 2002
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