Amazon.co.uk Secure Login not working [Windows 2000/1.0 PR]

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alex_1000
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Amazon.co.uk Secure Login not working [Windows 2000/1.0 PR]

Post by alex_1000 »

My friend was attempting to use Firefox to order some books from Amazon.co.uk. When she attempted to pay for them the following message appeared:

"Firefox and www.amazon.co.uk cannot communicate securely because they have no common encryption algorithms"

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

Alex
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Mugros
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Post by Mugros »

contact amazon.
i had no problems with FF and amazon germany in the past.
alex_1000
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Post by alex_1000 »

I think I have found at least three other instances of this on Google, none answered. It's not amazons problem. Firefox works fine on my machine swimmingly, but doesn't like it on hers. Could it be something to do with windows itself?
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Post by Doug Weller »

I have just had the same problem with Amazon.co.uk, this is a real downer. Over to IE which will work!

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Post by Mugros »

look in you options if all security options are checked
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Yes they are. SSL 2.0, 3.0 and the TSL malarky are all checked.
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Post by Guest (UK) »

Yep, same problem here too on the Amazon site. All security options are enabled but getting the error stated above.

I could have sworn this has worked in the past on a previous version of FF, but it has been a while since I tried to login - maybe I was using IE though.

Any suggestions anyone? :?:
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Post by Guest »

I get the same problem with FireFox on Linux and using Amazon.UK so not just a windows problem.
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Post by Guest »

I had a slight problem with Opera 7y.54 this am, Opera telling me it might have something to do with my security settings, but trying again, it worked fine.

So, has Amazon.co.uk changed something?

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Post by Mugros »

i once had a SSL problem with my banking site. The site told me my browser doesn't understand SSL.
I used the extension "user agent switcher" to be disguised as the IE and it worked. Reloading often also helped. But that was with FF 0.9.x. After that banking was working without problem. They seem to have fixed their site,

I would recommend to install the extension to make FF look like the IE to the server. And try reloading the page. Clear the cache also.
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Post by Doug Weller »

Just tried with 1.0, I get the message "the document contains no data' !

Doug
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Post by Llamadance »

I too have had the "Firefox and www.amazon.co.uk cannot communicate securely because they have no common encryption algorithms" error.

However, I had no problems logging into Amazon.com.

Windows XP Pro, SP2.
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Post by mikeymike »

Works for me (amazon secure login). Perhaps you have some firewall software that is blocking some of the traffic?
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Tools>Options>Advanced>Validation
Enable OSCP
"All things being equal, the simplest answer is usually the correct one" - Occam's Razor
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:5.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/5.0
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:5.0) Gecko/20110624 Thunderbird/5.0
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Hmm, I haven't got that enabled here yet it works fine.
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