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By Dodson2001 ·
I have a PC that Explorer will not connect to 128 BIT Security sites. I can't gain access to the Windows web page to update it. HELP, it is driving me cazy.

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by dmiles In reply to Internet Explorer 128 Bit ...

Internet Explorer 5.01 won't update to use 128-bit encryption
If you upgrade to Internet Explorer 5.01, and try to upgrade from the 56-bit encryption version to the 128-bit version, the upgrade might not work.

If your previous Internet Explorer version was upgraded to use 128-bit encryption, it should stay in place if you upgrade your browser. You can check the encryption strength from Help > About Internet Explorer from the Internet Explorer menu.

If you didn't install 128-bit encryption before, and you are having problems upgrading, you can try this workaround:

Restart your computer in MS-DOS mode
Go to \Windows\System\ and rename schannel.dll to schannel.old (the command to use is ren schannel.dll schannel.old)
Restart Windows, and reapply the 128-bit update
Restart Windows, and check Help > About Internet Explorer from the Internet Explorer menu
You can also check your encryption at this Web site.

The 128-bit upgrade for Internet Explorer 5.01 is available from the Microsoft Web site
Hope this helps,if not I have emailed you the page to updates

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