Category: Windows 7

Connecting to HTTPS page and receiving error (IE) This page can’t be displayed or (Firefox) Unable to Connect Securely

I have a IBM HMC (Hardware Management Console) that I needed to connect but I was receiving an error message about SSL/TSL

This page can’t be displayed

Turn on TLS 1.0, TLS 1.1, and TLS 1.2 in Advanced settings and try connecting to again. If this error persists, it is possible that this site uses an unsupported protocol or cipher suite such as RC4 (link for the details), which is not considered secure. Please contact your site administrator.

Unable to Connect Securely

Firefox cannot guarantee the safety of your data on because it uses SSLv3, a broken security protocol.

Learn more…

To solve this problem, you need to update the device you’re connecting to, since SSL v3 is not supported anymore.

Other work arounds:
Install an older version of Mozilla Firefox. Mozilla Firefox needs to be older than version 34. There is a portable version of Mozilla Firefox, Portable Edition that it is intended to be run from a pen drive. Unpack the application to your hard drive and run.
Run a virtual machine running Windows to run an older version of Internet Explorer


Filezilla error: Could not write to transfer socket: ECONNABORTED – Connection aborted

The connection was being dropped during a FTP transfer.

We saw on the error logs that a timeout was occuring and it seems to be documented on the Filezilla Wiki: Timeouts on large files.

Two alternatives to solve this problem

  • Change the protocol that you’re connecting from FTP to SFTP
    Site Manager - Protocol SFTP
  • Set the connection to make an active transfer instead of a passive transfer
    Site Manager - Active FTP transfers

SteelSeries Siberia USB Soundcard on Windows 7

I bought a SteelSeries 5Hv2 USB on ProGaming Computer. It’s a nice headset and comes with a USB soundcard similar to the SteelSeries Siberia USB soundcard.

According to the website, it had drivers for Windows XP and Windows Vista but no  support for Windows 7. I solved this problem by installing a beta driver available at the SteelSeries blog. Other people reported success right-clicking the driver installer and selecting to execute in Windows Vista combatibility mode.

Now you just need to download the official Windows 7 drivers at the manufacturer’s website.