"Certificate Errors"

  Stoneywood 16:21 PM 20 Sep 13
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I am getting frequent "Certificate Errors" Page Block/Warnings on reputable sites. ( eg.Ebay and Pc advisor) Microsoft help says that you cannot switch off this function in IE8. I am still using WinXP. Does anyone have a solution? DGB

  rdave13 18:31 PM 20 Sep 13

Check the time and date on your PC.

  Stoneywood 20:53 PM 20 Sep 13

Why, is it the 1st April?

No Time/Date are OK.

DGB

  rdave13 21:05 PM 20 Sep 13

That's sometimes the problem. Cerificates are invalid if date is wrong. Run you security software, only after updating, with full scans. You have a problem that isn't funny if you do internet buisiness.

  rdave13 21:09 PM 20 Sep 13
  Stoneywood 11:44 AM 21 Sep 13

Tried upgrades last night. Might have worked! Will let you know. Thanks. DGB

  rdave13 21:53 PM 22 Sep 13

Any good?

  john bunyan 23:08 PM 26 Sep 13

I recently had a problem on a site using IE 10, but it was OK on Google Chrome. I read somewhere that IE 10 has some complicated requirements re the encryption of sites that have the "lock" symbol on the right of the address bit of the address bar. In my case the certificate was ok but IE 10 showed a problem. I found this by clicking on the lock symbol then "view certificate" , For some reason, Google has such a lock symbol.

  woodchip 16:25 PM 27 Sep 13

Having same problem with a XP desktop that I do not use a lot today. Giving all kinds of weird dates like 2012 expired etc

  woodchip 16:26 PM 27 Sep 13

Sorry Just noted Time wrong on PC but do not know why as its not been switched off

  woodchip 16:31 PM 27 Sep 13

Just Reset it, Wonder if its an Internet Problem as my PC is set to keep time with Internet

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