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in my error_log I'm getting following msg

[error] mod_ssl: SSL handshake interrupted by system [Hint: Stop button pressed in browser?!] (System error follows)

IE wouldn't even load page, yet firefox works fine

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What are the versions you are testing on? IE6 had notorious problems with SSL. – Dave Drager Sep 22 '09 at 17:38
My machine is Windows XP SP3 and IE7 – alexus Sep 22 '09 at 18:38
Did you get any pop ups with authentication problems? – random Sep 25 '09 at 9:21
nope, nothing of that nature – alexus Sep 25 '09 at 14:18
up vote 0 down vote accepted

something was up w/ certificates, after replacing them it start working fine so it was some misconfiguration on my end

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