It was working perhaps until a week ago. Now it gets stuck on similar invocations with no apparent activity. The only way out is a kernel restart. Alt+. does not work.
I am using v12.2.0 on Win7-x64.
Previously downloaded resource functions are still usable.
Entity system is functional.
What could be wrong and how can this be fixed? When using a resource function that has not been downloaded yet, does the software download other unrequested but mandatory paclets etc? Could it be holding up the process?
While trying (among) other things such as
TestInternetConnectivity from the
Preferences, the following error shows up:
URLFetch::ssl : An SSL error occurred . The raw details are :
"libcurl error (35): schannel: next InitializeSecurityContext
failed: SEC_E_ILLEGAL_MESSAGE (0x80090326) - This error usually
occurs when a fatal SSL/TLS alert is received (e.g. handshake
Google search reveals that many users have recently been getting the same error message while using other programs. Perhaps it is a browser setup issue or the server implementing more security protocols now for which my windows machine is not set up.
Thanks for your help.