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Your browser is not supported for security reasons [Full Fix]

Apart from outdated and out of support browsers, this error can also occur due to third-party extension incompatibility, malware, adware infection, and corrupted browser data.

In this article, we have listed a few troubleshooting steps to help you resolve Your browser is not supported for security reasons error.

1. Switch to a modern browser 

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If your current browser does not meet the security and data protection standards of the website you are trying to access, an error will be shown asking the users to upgrade to a newer browser.

Newer browsers tend to support more robust encryption technology and privacy features.

Opera browser, with its latest release, offers tons of improvement and is among the best browsers concerning user privacy without compromising on the traditional browser features.

It comes with a built-in ad blocker to help you load webpages faster by blocking unnecessary banner and pop-up video ads. It also features a free VPN to bypass region restrictions without depending on a third-party VPN client. 

Key features of Opera browser:

  • Latest standard encryption support 
  • Built-in adblocker and tracker blocker 
  • Free VPN to bypass region restrictions 
  • Tons of handy productivity features 


Ensure full security online that also has built-in features to protect your privacy with this great browser option.

2. Disable compatibility view in Internet Explorer

  1.  Launch Internet Explorer browser if you are using a Windows computer.
  2. Click the Gear icon on the top-right corner of the screen.
  3. Choose the Compatibility View Settings option.
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  4. In the new window, locate the site that is showing you the error. 
  5. If found, select the website name, click the Remove button.
  6. Make sure to uncheck Display all websites in the Compatibility View box is unchecked.
  7. Click OK to save the changes and exit the settings window.
  8. Relaunch the browser and check if the error your browser is not supported for security reasons is resolved.

Run a System Scan to discover potential errors

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Click Start Scan to find Windows issues.

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Run a PC Scan with Restoro Repair Tool to find errors causing security problems and slowdowns. After the scan is complete, the repair process will replace damaged files with fresh Windows files and components.

Although rare, the Compatibility View option in Internet Explorer, when enabled, can cause issues. If the problem persists, proceed with the next set of steps.

3. Troubleshoot extension conflict 

Your browser is not supported for security reasons


  1. Click on Menu and select Extensions.
  2. In the Extensions window, locate the newly installed extensions and disable them one by one.


  1. Launch the browser and click the Menu icon in the top right corner.
  2. Go to More Tools and then choose Extension.
  3. On Microsoft Edge,


  1. Open Firefox and click the Menu icon from the top right corner.
  2. Choose Add-ons from the context menu.
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  3. In the Add-ons window, toggle the switch to disable all the add-ons one by one.

Once all the add-ons are disabled, relaunch your browser. Try accessing the website with your browser is not supported for security reasons error and check if the error is resolved.

If the error is resolved, you may have a third-party extension creating conflict with the website.

This post was written by Tashreef Shareef and was first posted to WindowsReport

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