If you have seen the “Cannot connect to the real Gmail error”, you will be surprised at just how simple the fix for this issue is.  The reason that you are even seeing that error is because your browser doesn’t trust the Gmail certificate.  Why doesn’t your browser trust the Gmail SSL certificate? because the date in your PC is wrong and so therefore it thinks the certificate is invalid.  Your Chrome browser is going by date on your PC. fix cannot connect to the real Gmail To fix the issue just update your date to current day month and year.  If after restarting you see date is messed up again, it means you need a new CMOS battery in your PC. This new “Cannot connect to the real” error has replaced that old red background SSL error in Chrome browser.