Will it open ANY secure site ? Try logging into your bank, or credit card site, or a financial site, and see if you can connect.
There is some settings in the browsers that will prevent one from accessing ANY secure site.
(DISCLAIMER: I am NOT an employee of LMI, nor do I have any financial concern in LMI. I am strictly a HAPPY USER of LMI products. I am using PC version and XP SP2. Other systems or versions may act different than described above.)