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Disable the ability to Bypass Certificate Error (Self Signed, Expired, Etc..)

Question: Disable the ability to Bypass Certificate Error (Self Signed, Expired, Etc..)

Looking for the ability to block websites with invalid certificates. There is a GPO setting that by default is enabled to not allow the ability to bypass a certificate error for revoked certificates. However, this does not work with Expired Certs, Server
Name mismatches, etc...
Wondering if there is a setting that we can set (via Registry, File, or GPO) to add this additional behavior?

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Preferred Solution: Disable the ability to Bypass Certificate Error (Self Signed, Expired, Etc..)

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I am trying to resolve an issue where multiple client computers in the organisation are using an internally deployed Root CA certificate (before my time and no longer required) to sign the end entity certificate for external websites,
for example. All SSL sites appeared to be affected by this.

However this is not the case as sub domains of sites with issues show the correct cert chain, the below is for

Removing or untrusting this root ca cert breaks access to these sites.

I have reset root certs in various ways, removed machines from the domain, applied no GPOs, manually updated CRL and pulled down updated certs with rootsupd.exe.
It always attempts to use this rouge CA cert to sign the websites cert.

Any assistance would be much appreciated.

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I have been getting an error over the past few days in accessing most webpages (using firefox) with passwords such as igoogle, aol, etc. I get this error code: "(Error code: sec_error_expired_certificate)"

I have also been getting an error when trying to run an update on AVG Free antivirus. Im not sure if its related. My Hijack log is below:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 6:29:43 PM, on 11/10/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16735)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\Shared Files\RichVideo.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Common\ViewpointService.exe
C:\Program Files\Linksys Wireless-G PCI Wireless Network Monitor\WLService.exe
C:\Program Files\Linksys Wireless-G PCI Wireless Network Monitor\WMP54Gv4.exe
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Event Viewer shows the following:

Event ID 64- Certificate for local system with Thumbprint 74 dd 7d 05 71 13 40 f0 fc 32 d0 1b ab 55 95 c8 a4 18 59 18 is about to expire or already expired. 

Actions taken:
Identified the certificate then clicked on "All tasks"...

(1) Selected option  "Request Certificate With New Key" I got dialogue box that says "Before you begin",  there's more but I can't see what's printed after "verify computer is connected to network."

Clicked "NEXT", got error message that says "Request contains no certificate template information"

 (2) Tried "Advanced Operation ", Request New Certificate With Same Key" same results as above

 Please tell me how to fix this problem....thanks

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I have two yahoo account.when i am logging into one i am able to get in.But when i am trying to log in to another it saying the security certificate is expired.How can it be possible for the same site.My computer date & time is perfectly ok.Kindly help.Is it a trap to hack my user ID password.?

Answer:Security certificate has expired error signing in to Yahoo

Its always wise to be suspicious. perhaps contacting yahoo would see if there is something going on?mike

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I have a semi-wireless (apparently) connection with a receiver on my terrace from which a cable is sourced to my Laptop.
My ISP authenticates users through a "web dialer" wherein once connection to their Login web page is established, I can login using my credentials and then continue to access the internet..

Now for the past two weeks I've been unable to access even this login page; I assumed it was a problem with my ISP and harangued with them as long as I could, till I found that my neighbor (who also has his receiver on the terrace) had minimal problems in connecting via the same ISP.

Now coming to the Browser specific issues, Today I was just playing around with the 'Security' and 'Content' options of IE7 and I reset all settings to default values.. Soon after, I was able to connect to the login page successfully, albeit with a security certificate error and after ignoring the warning I'm able to connect to the Login page.

In specific , whenever I try to reach my Login page now (through which my ISP provides internet access), I get the following error:

"There is a problem with this website's security certificate.
The security certificate presented by this website has expired or is not yet valid.
Security certificate problems may indicate an attempt to fool you or intercept any data you send to the server.
We recommend that you close this webpage and do not continue to this website.
Click here to close this webpag... Read more

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Hey all,I have run into a malware situation. I posted in the "I'm infected" forum and narenxp kindly referred me to this forum. I ran Malware Bytes and it returned a Trojan.Dropper.BCMiner - I did the removal, but it appears it did not go away after the reboot. I am running Windows 7 and use Google Chrome.I need help to remove it. Thank you in advance for any help you can provide. If I have left out any vital information, please forgive me.When I went to log in to various sites this morning - Facebook, Yahoo, Twitter - pretty much anything with a login - I received this message:The site's security certificate is signed using a weak signature algorithm!You attempted to reach, but the server presented a certificate signed using a weak signature algorithm. This means that the security credentials the server presented could have been forged, and the server may not be the server you expected (you may be communicating with an attacker).You should not proceed, especially if you have never seen this warning before for this site.Proceed anyway Back to safety Help me understandWhen you connect to a secure website, the server hosting that site presents your browser with something called a "certificate" to verify its identity. This certificate contains identity information, such as the address of the website, which is verified by a third party that your computer trusts. By checking that the address in the certificate matches the address ... Read more

Answer:trojan.dropper.bcminer - The site's security certificate is signed using a weak signature algorithm error

please run the following:download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to a flash drive.Plug the flashdrive into the infected PC.Enter System Recovery Options. To enter System Recovery Options from the Advanced Boot Options:Restart the computer.As soon as the BIOS is loaded begin tapping the F8 key until Advanced Boot Options appears.Use the arrow keys to select the Repair your computer menu item.Choose your language settings, and then click Next.Select the operating system you want to repair, and then click Next.Select your user account and click Next.To enter System Recovery Options by using Windows installation disc:Insert the installation disc.Restart your computer.If prompted, press any key to start Windows from the installation disc. If your computer is not configured to start from a CD or DVD, check your BIOS settings.Click Repair your computer.Choose your language settings, and then click Next.Select the operating system you want to repair, and then click Next.Select your user account an click Next.On the System Recovery Options menu you will get the following options:Startup RepairSystem RestoreWindows Complete PC RestoreWindows Memory Diagnostic ToolCommand Prompt[*]Select Command Prompt[*]In the command window type in notepad and press Enter.[*]The notepad opens. Under File menu select Open.[*]Select "Computer" and find your flash drive letter and close the notepad.[*]In the command window type e:\frst.exe (for x64 bit version type e:\frst64) ... Read more

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Hi, Thanks for looking into this.

Downloaded various files yesterday all scanned with Sophos,

A virus was detected and removed by Sophos yesterday (AM)and I believed that any potential problem was resolved...

all worked fine until this morning...

On opening Chrome and Facebook the "The site's security certificate is signed using a weak signature algorithm" screen appeared.

On proceeding Facebook's CSS was basically non existent leaving the page incorrectly displayed, the same applied to Google and any other HTTPS site.

Changed passwords as a precaution!!

Computer System Restore, Check Disk and Firewall are all disabled and an error appears (Syntax error) when trying to activate / open them

Google Chrome keeps redirecting to Ebay and various Porn and Advertisement Sites

Ran Sophos Scan which ended prematurely and crashed the system, system repeatedly hanging and crashing...

Tried "malwarebytes" software as recommended by another forum, this found and removed one item however on the required restart there was an error stating a DLL file was missing or corrupt, I have subsequently un-installed this software

Sophos now keeps reporting corrupt files and suspicious file behaviour.

Obviously there is a gremlin in the system....

I have followed the instructions in the preparation steps and have generated the Logs as follows:

and the GMER software is still scanning

Please advise...


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Answer:"Security Certificate Signed" Error | auto redirects | Restore, Firewall disabled, Scandisk Disabled...

Also a visual "line" going through the first tab on chrome like the page title is "stuck out"??

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Hello,I'm trying to write a program that can be run as an administrator but without the UAC prompt popping up. I'm thinking that creating a signed certificate to go with it is the answer. But I'm not sure how to do this.Here's what I've done:1) In the VS2012 properties, went to Signing and created a pfx file. I entered a password and used the sha256RSA signature algorithm.2) Right-clicked on the pfx file, clicked "install pfx", and went through the wizard.3) Recompiled my application.4) Right-clicked on the exe, went to compatibility, and checked "run this program as an administrator".5) Ran the exe by double-clicking on it.The UAC still comes up and the publisher still displays as "unknown".Am I doing anything wrong? Is there a different way of accomplishing what I want to do?

Answer:Can't get by UAC even with signed certificate

Set your UAC to the appropriate level in Control Panel > User Accounts. You may even have to set it to "Never Notify" (slider right down to the bottom) even though Microsoft do not recommend it. That's where I have mine set, but I do have a third-party, commercial firewall installed to compensate for UAC notifications being disabled.I wouldn't recommend you set UAC to "Never Notify" without a good third-party firewall installed though.

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Hello everyone,

I am trying to install windows and I have a MSI 890FXA-GD70 [product page] that is setup with a functioning RAID 0 configuration. My issue is when I get to the step where you select your hard drive, it doesn't show up.

So I click "Load Drivers" and select the x64 raid driver I got from MSI. It shows up, then I click next and then the error message comes up: "To continue installation, use the Load Driver option to install 32-bit and signed 64-bit drivers....etc"

I restarted and spammed f8 to get into advance startup options. I selected "Disable digital driver signing"

However that did not fix the problem.

Does anyone have any tips or a solution?

Answer:Digitally Signed Raid Drivers bypass [MSI, x64]

I have rt seven lite, I was going to load a custom registry file but my laptop has 7 home so no gpedit.msc

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I'm trying to install a program, but I says I can't install an unsigned driver.

Driver: CPU Core Temperature Monitor
Service: Logitech CPU Core Tempurature (not a typo)

I've tried Disable Driver Signature Enforcement in my bios, and DDISABLE_INTEGRITY_CHECKS in cmd.

Neither works.

Answer:Need to bypass digitally signed driver requirement.

Go to Start Menu > Run and type the following command: bcdedit /set nointegritychecks ON
Restart the PC and install the unsigned driver
After installation go to Start Menu > Run and type the following command: bcdedit /set nointegritychecks OFF
Restart your PC

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We have 4 domain controllers which acts as an ATA lightweight gateway.
All 4 domain controllers have installed a certificate from our trust CA with the following CNs:
Common Name : Computername(FQDN)
Our ATA Center has a certificate
Common Name: ATA Center URL (ata.<domainFQDN>)
Both certificates have the following specs:
Client authentication
Server authentication
Key Type: Exchange
Key Length: 2048
CSP: Microsoft RSA SChannel Cryptographic Provider (Encryption)
We could use both certificates for ata gateway<-->ata center connection but after the upgrade to ATA 1.8.1 it creates a self signed certificate and using that certificate instead of the one from our CA.
I have changed the thumbprint in the gateway json file, but after restarting the gateway services it changes back to the self signed thumbprint.
How can I use my CA certificate instead of the self signed certificate?

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CreateCertGUI is a free tool that offers a graphical user interface to create a simple certificate, using the OpenSSL library.
It is available for download here.

Answer:How to create own signed Certificate on Windows

Have you tried MassCert from KC Softwares ?

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I am in a bit of a pickle - allow me to elaborate:

I have ZoneMinder setup at home which I use for surveillance. There's a neat app out there for iDevices called eyeZM which allows me to monitor devices over 3G signal. Unfortunately, it would not work with unsigned SSL certificates... (the ones where the browser says OMG ITS UNTRUSTED BUT DO YOU STILL WANNA DO IT???).

Fortunately I found a guide that tells you how to make a self-signed CA certificate and deploy it on Apache (apache2 on Debian Squeeze 6.0).

Unfortunately... whatever I do seems to fail and it still says the certificate is untrusted. My network setup is as following:

Zoneminder Server -> pfSense firewall -> outside world. To access the server, I just a port on the firewall forwarding to port 443 on the server. Perhaps that's the root cause of the problem? I gave the cert the domain of the server on my LAN (i.e. server.lan) for the common name (varying between the CA and Server cert) but it still does not work properly...

Can someone point me in the right direction of what I may be doing wrong? This is the guide I was using...


Answer:Custom self signed CA certificate question/help

startcom offers free certs, you could use one of those instead. I have used them when i was trying sbs and they worked fine since it was really just for my use not to have a ecommerce site or anything major. Self signed ones aren't tied to a master ca so some apps don't like them because of trust issues.

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I've created a self-signed digital certificate as follow step:Start button-->Microsoft Office-->Microsoft Office Tools-->Digital Certificate for VBA Projects.1.How to delete the self-signed digital certificate after created?2.How to change the expiration date for the self-signed digital certificate? 

Answer:Delete a self-signed digital certificate

I'm assuming that the certificate didn't work which is why you want to delete it...More info on what you want to accomplish.

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I have a WHM/cPanel server using a self-signed certificate - every time I visit it in Chrome (46 on Windows 10) I get the standard NET::ERR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID error. I know I can click advance and proceed but it seems to keep asking me to do this on every other page load, making it impossible to do anything.

I have followed several different guides for allowing a self-signed certificate to Chrome but nothing has worked so far.

I have tried adding the certificate to the trusted root certification authorities list on Chrome and within MMC on Windows itself but it still isn't allowing it.

Any help is much appreciated.


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Windows Vista x64 decided to implement a 'security measure' by which all drivers must be 'digitally signed' to be allowed to install and run. I have a program which is compatible with Vista and x64 bit operating systems, however as its drivers are not digitally signed I cannot run it correctly - I recieve the message 'Windows requires a digitally signed driver' and access to the driver is blocked.

Is there a method of bypassing this?

Answer:'Windows requires a digitally signed driver' - How can I bypass this?

When you boot your system hit F8 and you can bypass it there. You will have to do this every boot. There are a couple applications out there that will do this for you but the names escape me right now.

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Keep getting a Windows Security Alert. It says certificate has expired. Issued to and Issued by Secure Server Certification Authority. I have tried to validate the certificate and it will not validate. If you view certificate it goes to . Is this a virius? How do I get alert to go away and is this causing security issues?

Answer:certificate expired

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What needs to be done to correct this problem. Using a Windows XP operating system on a dual core computer.

Answer:MSN Certificate Expired

Make sure your computer has the correct date and time.

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After running a few scans (Adaware, TrojanRemover, cwshredder) and re-installing IE and installing FireFox, everytime I go to trusted sites, such as the logon screen for Yahoo mail, I keep getting a "certificate expired" warning. I've searched these forums for a simliar thread, but couldn't find one. Anyone ever encounter this?

Answer:Certificate Expired??

No we have not seen this before.

I suggest that you first check to make sure the date and time on your computer is still correct. If not then fix it. If it is correct, I suggest that you post in the Software Forum to see how you can go about getting you security certifcates valid again.

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I am tring to log onto hoyle games online. when i click to download active x i get a popup that says windows has blocked software because cant verify the publisher. The certificate has expired. Need help to fix problem. Can anyone help me?

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Since that last windows10 update every 8 hours I receive this Event ID 64

Certificate for local system with Thumbprint 7c 5e 84 21 3e ac 8f 29 a7 5e 4a a6 97 f8 74 ea 06 7f 06 7b is about to expire or already expired.

Can I just ignore this or should I be trying to resolve it somehow?

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This article... applies to me.

I have a corporate version of XP, obtained legally, and the certificate expired on 5-29-02... what does this mean, what is the consequence if this? What will it affect, if anything? I have a family member, with XP home, and the same deal. I havent noticed anything different, error messages etc...


Answer:Certificate expired

The same thing happens in 2000. It expired on 7/27/2000 and I did this particular install on May 10, 2002. I have never heard of a problem or had any problems that I could find. I would not worry about it.

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When I visit hotmail or sometimes at, I get this message on the screen that says INVALID CERTIFICATE OR CERTIFICATE EXPIRED? How do I get rid of this message on XP PRO?

Answer:Certificate Expired?

As far as I know, you can't eliminate the message. It's up to the site to "fix " their certificates. The one thing you can do is, if you have the sites bookmarked as favorites, try not using the favorite and going directly to the site. You may have an old URL bookmarked.

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I work for a construction subcontractor. We have our main office and we have a job site office. At the job site, we use the general contractors network as a guest to be able to get to the internet and to remote into our own HQ. Lately when I go to the internet from the job site I get a message that the SSL Certificate has expired. It makes no difference if I go to my company website, google or any other website I still get the same notice. All of my Certificates are current and up to date. What is causing this? And how do I fix it?

I am a rookie when it comes to the SSL Certificates.

Thank you in advance.

Answer:SSL Certificate Expired?

Make sure the time and date on your computer is correct. Otherwise, I have no ideas on this issue.

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My freind has her main PC set up in one room and can access her work E-mail just fine. But I set up another computer in the other room and it isd connected to the internet via Lynksys Router (WRTN wireless version) I beleive.  However the signal was bad so I disabled the wireless adapter and ran a long Cat 45 cable from the router in her roomm to the other PC. But when she trties to access her E-mail from the 2nd PC she keeps getting the following message:The security certificate presented by this website has expired or is not yet valid. It is possible that the certificate is no longer trustworthy. We recommend that you close the website.Why is she able to access her work E-mail on one computer but on the other she gets "Certificate issues"!!Help !!??!!??!!??!!??!!??!!??

Answer:Certificate Expired

The most common cause for this error is that the time or date is wrong on the computer. Check the clock. Make sure the time and date are right. If it's always losing time you will probably need a new CMOS battery. Part #CR2032, available just about anywhere.  They're fairly easy to replace. See here:

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I am trying to install a program on my laptop. i know its safe, its just old, the certificate date expired a couple years ago, so windows will not install it. How do I change the expiration date on a certificate?

Answer:expired certificate

It's not always a matter of it being "safe". It's a method of controlling a software license to prevent use.

For example: you buy a 1 year lic of application A. The lic will expire in one year. To continue using the application, you need to renew the license.

Per the forum rules, we cannot assist with what could be illegal activities.

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My major malfunction today is in Mozilla Thunderbird.
All mail I attempt to send brings a warning that some sort of
SMT Server certificate has expired. I can override these warnings
and force it to send . . . but this is very annoying.

What can I do to correct this deal ?


Answer:Certificate expired

SMT Server certificate has expiredClick to expand...

If you mean "SMTP", try changing the "Use Secure Connection" to "no" in Thunderbird>Tools>Account Settings>Outgoing Server (SMTP)>Edit

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Certificate has expired?I run three computers: Via a wireless Modem.Suddenly I stared to get this message when accessing secure sites. [Certificate has expired]Despite numerous attempts unfortunately this problem is still with me? By series means of elimination:1 New-HD.2 New Memory.3 New CPU.Cleared the different cashes out in CPU and reset BIOS several times have even Rebuilt the computer still no joy.Take the HD drive out and put it into any of the other two computers and Hey presto NO Problem, All have the same mainboards Gigabyte. 7VT600-RS.It obvious the problem is on the board someware? Any Ideas.Syd.

Answer:Certificate has expired?

Not HD, Not Memory, Not CPU, Not Bios, Not here=

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I too have tried to rid my screen of the pop up security alert. Read the previous advice posted, went in and unchecked the boxes I thought were appropriate. Was looking at the posting by Kcsuz on 9-3-07. says it was not resolved by checking the boxes in internet options. It is the LLMetricsWrapper.exe. HELP. Its making me crazy. WHAT CAN I DO TO BE RID OF IT/ AND WHO IS CAUSING THIS PROBLEM?

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Does anybody here have experience with the Netgear FVS336G router? I just got one to use as an SSL VPN and gateway between branch offices and I can't seem to get the certificates to work. I have followed the procedure to create a certificate request, uploaded that request to our domain certificate authority and then uploaded the authorized cert back to the router. This all completed successfully but the router is still using the self-signed certificate from Netgear that it comes with out of the box.

I would like to have a solution that authenticates correctly because the default is not conducive to security. The red address bar and notification that the site is blocked because of the invalid cert is not a good thing for the end users of the VPN. I don't feel comfortable telling the users to ignore security warnings even if I know it is benign.

Is it something as simple as rebooting the router? Hopefully someone can point me in the right direction, this is getting maddening.

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Since I upgraded from IE9 to IE10 (under 64bit Win7) I get sometimes warning popups at the lower part of the browser window telling me (see attached snapshot as well):

"Internet Explorer blocked this website from displaying content with security certifcate errors" <Show content>

So whats wrong?

How can I disable this warning forerver?

How can I disable this warning for this web site only?


Answer:Disable warning popop in IE10 for security certificate error?

Hi there,

Have you checked the date and time icon at the lower right corner on the screen? If it's incorrect, you may correct the date and time.

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Hi I noticed that we have an expired Microsoft Certificate on our trusted Certificate how do I renew this certificate? I don't see any option to renew it on All task when I right click on it. Help would be much appreciated. thanks

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I have a computer running Windows XP (SP3). Recently, the computer was serviced by Staples and something was changed.

After typing www [dot] Google [dot] com I now get a message that says the Security Certificate has expired.

Norton Anti-Virus expired and I am in the process of getting PC Matic. But, I need a working browser to buy it and to run it.

Please help.

Thank you!

Dr. T

FYI, I am sending this from another computer.

Answer:Security Certificate Expired

Firstly: What browser are you running?
Secondly: You should really be moving off of Windows XP, as it no longer receives security updates from Microsoft - it's no longer supported. You should be on at least Windows 7 or 8.1, if not Windows 10.
Thirdly: Please don't buy those junk programs like PC Matic. Or Norton for that matter; you can get tools for free that do the same or more.

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I have a new vista laptop which is using firefox. I can't access almost any 'official' website without constantly getting 'secure connection failed' messages and then i have to go through this whole add exception thing that gets the certificate. I've never seen this on any computer i've had. i've tried turning off the security features in both firefox and on my computer but maybe i'm missing something because it keeps happening. pretty much any page that asks for a login is having this problem. is there any way to turn whatever feature this is OFF!? it's so annoying! i'm trying to pay my bills online here and it's taking me an hour because of this!

any help is appreciated!

Answer:Expired certificate notifications..over and over and over...

You are using the latest release of Firefox aren't you? I've heard bad things about this one lol so I haven't updated yet. BUT........ I found an article from firefox that might help:Secure Connection Failed.Let em know if this works for you or not please. I'm still too chicken to jump to FF 3.5........EDIT: I need to read my own links more carefully lol. The message you are getting is NOT for Firefox 3.5............ In case you did go to 3.5 or above: This Connection is untrusted.

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I keep getting this paypal popup. Anyone ever see anything like this before. It comes up on certain sites.

See it here, ive restarted and cleared the cache and it still comes up.

Answer:Server certificate expired

Go to:

Click on the "Product Updates" link.

Click on the YES button when asked to download Microsoft's update package. Microsoft will create a customized update package for your browser, which should include a CA Root update. Typically this is found under the heading Recommended Updates.

If you are still having problems, check in the "Favorites" folder to see if you have paypal or something like that in there. Delete it.

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i use firefox and a lot of the times i get this message going to websites:

Server Certificate Expired

"" is a site that uses a security certificate to encrypt data during transmission, but its cerficate expired on 8/23/2005 7:59pm.

You should check to make sure that your computer's time (currently set to date/time here) is correct.

Would you like to continue anyway?

View Certificate (button)

OK CANCEL Help (buttons)

does anyone know how to put a stop to this??

Answer:Server Certificate Expired

In Firefox click on Tools/Options/Advanced/Validation
change the setting to Do Not check...

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Cant anyone out there help me get rid of this popup window. Keep having to go to ctl,alt,del to get rid of it. Found a lot of postings about it before but don't remember where they are.

Answer:Solved: certificate expired

Hello could i have a little more info please

what does the pop up window say please

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I have a Windows 7 Professional O.S. running on an OptiPlex 760 desktop. When I turn the machine on, it begins to load win7 and gets to a screen asking me to reset my password. "Your password has expired and must be changed." There is 1 blank entry box for my account password, a 2nd for the new password, and a third to confirm the new password.

When I try and update the password, it says "Configuration information could not be read from the domain controller, either because the machine is unavailable, or access has been denied." I can not get around this update password box. It even appears when I try and go into safe mode.
I do not have my administrative account visible, it is hidden.

Is there a way using the system recovery disk, or through Safe Mode recovery options recovery tools, where I can get to the command prompt where I can do the following?

From the CLI I would like to be able to either remove that user account password, or at least change and update that password so that I can log on.

Maybe even make my administrator account visible from the CLI, but I don't think I would get to the user accounts page that shows all the users at once at this point. So I really need to change that password.

Incidentally, that user account is a standard account with NO account password, and it is set to auto-login.

ANOTHER idea is that from the CLI instead of resetting the user password, I could go in and disable the feature that asks m... Read more

Answer:Need to bypass 'Your password has expired' using recovery CLI prompt

Is you computer on a network?
Try this, from the Cmd Prompt/admin type in sfc /scannow and let us know what you get.

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I would like to replace working certificate for the localhost (, with an end date in a few months. (Win10 - Edge - IE11)
I managed to create a certificate (made a copy form the previous one with Powershell), and imported it in the list of Trusted Root Certificates. I removed the previous certificate.

But Edge (and IE11 since I suppose Edge has no support for this yet) is still pointing to the old certificate.
Does anyone know how to make the browsers point to the new certificate?

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I have known that,the information sent to Microsoft when a user installs a program includes IP address, a hash of the installer and digital signature, and possibly the filename of the application.


The question is that, does Microsoft collect any other information that I dose not mentioned?

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I have known that,the information sent to Microsoft when a user installs a program includes IP address, a hash of the installer and digital signature, and possibly the filename of the application.
The question is that, does Microsoft collect any other information that I dose not mentioned?

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Hi,I have a Toshiba laptop running XP. When I click on the Mail icon from homepage, the log-in screen displays and I get a security certificate error with IE8. "Content was blocked because it was not signed by a valid security certificate."I get this message when doing the same thing using Chrome:This webpage is not available[u]The webpage at;noperf=1;alias=93312388;kvpagetype=0;kveditags=0;kvmood=0;kvpatcheditags=0;kvag=0;kvinc=0;kvmar=0;kvch=0;kvseg=0;kvugc=0;kvui=fba8dab406a011e29d8041de23c66351;kvmn=93312388;extmirroring=0;target=_blank;aduho=-240;grp=530777328 might be temporarily down or it may have moved permanently to a new web address.Error 501 (net::ERR_INSECURE_RESPONSE): Unknown error.This is the only website that I have this problem.I have no problem doing this from my desktop on the same LAN.I am afraid something has hijacked my computer.Can you help?Thanks.

Answer:Content was blocked because it was not signed by a valid security certificate.

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I have a client using windows xp and everytime she goes to hotmail it comes up hotmail certificate expired and will not let her check her email. It does not matter which browser she is using. chrome , firefox, or IE. Any suggestions on how to fix this for her?

Answer:in windows xp - hotmail certificate expired

Check the date on the computer and make sure it is not set to the past.

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I'm trying to use PayPal, cannot access, and this is the message I am getting, Can anyone help?

Answer:Site Security Certificate has Expired

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Whenever I try to sign in to yahoo and sometimes other sites I keep on getting an Security Alert--Expired Certificate popup saying "The security certificate has expired or is not yet valid". What does this mean and what can I do to solve it? Your help will be appreciated.

Answer:Expired Certificate When Signing In to Yahoo

The most common reason for this is that the date is incorrectly set on your computer.

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Since yesterday when I log onto Orange Webmail with IE8 I get SSL warning that certificate has expired.I have confirmed that the URL is the correct one etc. and I have no nasties on the rig.I have the latest Windows Update for certificates issued Aug 10.I have imported an Orange certificate but not done the trick. Also I can't get to view the one for the login.Using FireFox no such warnings.Nothing current found on Google.Any help or ideas please?

Answer:Orange Webmail - Expired Certificate

Is your date and time correct on your system?

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Why does Windows 8 User Access Control (UAC) provide an invalid security certificate to verify OS changes? Why has Microsoft? refused to update this certificate and give it valid dates? This undercuts Microsoft?'s software assurance scheme. Nowhere in the Security Certificate article in Windows? Help did I find any recommendation to trust a certificate past its "Vaid to" date.

My PC with Windows? 8 OS was bought from a local Staples office supply store off-the-shelf in factory-sealed carton on November 21, 2013. The PC was un-boxed by this end-user; Windows? 8 was activated online with Microsoft?; and the product was registered online with the OEM, h-p, on Nov. 22, 2013. After activation, all patches and other software pushed by Windows? Update were installed in November and December 2013.

Microsoft? Windows? UAC always required the end-user as administrator to accept responsibility for approving the installing of any patch or update or other change to the system software. In January, 2014, and ever since then, it was noticed that UAC provided a Security Certificate for assurance of the software quality, but the Certificate was no longer within its valid dates. The certificate provided in UAC specified that it was Valid from: 4/12/2012, and Valid to: 7/9/2013. The system was sold as new on November 21, 2013, more than four months after the validity expired, for this Certificate issued to Microsoft? Windows? by the Microsoft? Windows Production PCA 2... Read more

Answer:Win 8 UAC Relies On an Expired Certificate for Assurance!?

Where is the certificate located? How do you view it to check validity?

I've not seen anyone else complain about this so there has to be more going on here.

Edit: Make sure the date, time and timezone are correct on your computer.

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Please help:
I am using Windows XP and IE 6 andI cannot connect to MSN. I used Diagnose Connection Problems which came up with:
cannot connect using HTTP, HTTPS or FTP. Check firewall settings.
Diagnostic log says:
HTTP successfully connected to
FTP (passive) successfully connected to
HTTPS error 12037 connecting to The date in the certificate is invalid or expired.

I turned off my firewall. I restored my computer to an earlier date. I ran the cmd netsh reset catalog and netsh int ip reset reset.log. Still can't connect.

I cannot update certificates because I cannot connect to any MSN websites or

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Something keeps redircting Google Chrome. I keep getting this message.

The site's security certificate is signed using a weak signature algorithm!

Answer:The site's security certificate is signed using a weak signature algorithm!

I am not positive, but this could be because of malware.
My recommendation would be to wait for an experienced person to answer your question.

But in the meantime, download Malwarebytes and scan using the Quick scan.


Post back the log when you are done, please.

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Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (PRO)

Database version: v2012.06.21.03

Windows 7 x86 NTFS
Internet Explorer 8.0.7600.16385
user :: USER-PC [administrator]

Protection: Enabled

6/21/2012 8:44:13 PM
mbam-log-2012-06-21 (21-48-11).txt

Scan type: Quick scan
Scan options enabled: Memory | Startup | Registry | File System | Heuristics/Extra | Heuristics/Shuriken | PUP | PUM
Scan options disabled: P2P
Objects scanned: 233686
Time elapsed: 10 minute(s), 53 second(s)

Memory Processes Detected: 2
C:\Windows\KMService.exe (RiskWare.Tool.CK) -> 1976 -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\3.bin\MWSOEMON.EXE (PUP.MyWebSearch) -> 2228 -> No action taken.

Memory Modules Detected: 1
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\3.bin\MWSOESTB.DLL (PUP.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.

Registry Keys Detected: 155
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\MyWebSearchService (PUP.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKCR\CLSID\{00A6FAF1-072E-44cf-8957-5838F569A31D} (PUP.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{00A6FAF1-072E-44CF-8957-5838F569A31D} (PUP.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Settings\{00A6FAF1-072E-44CF-8957-5838F569A31D} (PUP.MyWebSearch) -> No action ta... Read more

Answer:The site's security certificate is signed using a weak signature algorithm!

Welcome aboard Your MBAM log says "No action taken".Re-run MBAM, fix all issues and post new log.

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Hi all i keep getting The site's security certificate is signed using a weak signature algorithm!,when i try to sign into gmail with google chrome i did a scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and here is my log any info would be great,thanks all

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (PRO)

Database version: v2012.06.18.03

Windows 7 Service Pack 1 x64 NTFS
Internet Explorer 9.0.8112.16421
Seamus :: SEAMUS-PC [administrator]

Protection: Enabled

18/06/2012 15:05:38
mbam-log-2012-06-18 (15-05-38).txt

Scan type: Quick scan
Scan options enabled: Memory | Startup | Registry | File System | Heuristics/Extra | Heuristics/Shuriken | PUP | PUM
Scan options disabled: P2P
Objects scanned: 211206
Time elapsed: 1 minute(s), 28 second(s)

Memory Processes Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Folders Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Files Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)


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I have an external hard drive that has been encrypted using BitLocker.  It has both Smart Card and Data Recovery Agent key protectors applied to it.  Based on the certificate thumbprint, it is using an expired certificate. I was able to retrieve
the certificate with private key from another computer, and I have imported it into my certificate store on this system. When I enter the command (manage-bde -unlock g: -cert -ct <certificate thumbprint>), I get the error message that "The certificate
failed to unlock Volume G:". I'm not sure what I am doing wrong.  Should the certificate be in a particular store? Should it be in the local computer store or my personal store? I looked at the certificate. When I look at the general tab for the
certificate, it says "you have a private key that corresponds to this certificate".  When I look at the thumbprint on the details tab, it matches the one that I see listed after typing this command: manage-bde -protectors -get g:
I know there must be something I'm overlooking but I'm not sure what.

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I keep getting a Google Chrome warning "the security certificate for this site has expired" whenever I try to reach any secure site. This problem was not there yesterday. The Hijack this log file looks like this:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:01:34 PM, on 5/4/2109
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal



ADMIN EDIT:Please read and follow the following if you believe you have malware READ & RUN ME FIRST. Malware Removal Guide and HOW TO: Attach Items To Your Post, many thanks.

May just need you to clear your temps and cookies, and guide steps have how to do this then try your internet again, if still same atach the logs for our malware experts to review.

Answer:Google Chrome Warning - expired certificate

Welcome to Major Geeks!

Please follow the instructions in the READ & RUN ME FIRST link given futher down and attach the requested logs when you finish these instructions.
If you have problems where no tools seem to run, please try following the steps given in the below and then continue on no matter what you find. You only need to try the TDSSserv steps if having problems getting scans in the Read & Run Me First.

TDSSserv Non-Plug & Play Driver Disable

If something does not run, write down the info to explain to us later but keep on going.
Do not assume that because one step does not work that they all will not.
READ & RUN ME FIRST. Malware Removal Guide

Helpful Notes:

If you run into problems trying to run the READ & RUN ME or any of the scans in normal boot mode. You can run steps in safe boot mode but make sure you tell us what you did later when you post logs. See the below if you do not know how to boot in safe mode:
Starting your computer in Safe mode

If you have problems downloading on the problem PC, download the tools and the manual updates for SUPERAntiSpyware, Malwarebytes and Spybot ( links are given in the READ & RUN ME) onto another PC and then burn to a CD. Then copy them to the problem PC. You will have to skip getting updates if (and only if) your internet connection does not work. Yes you could use a flash drive too but flash drives are writeable and infections can spread to them.
To avoid addtional delay in gettin... Read more

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this is what I get when trying to get onto Google home page.. and every site there after.

Problems started immediately after I un-installed Nortons free trial. Since then I have not been able to update windows, certain sites are showing as not available..

I have scanned my computer for viruses and malware, everything comes up clean... I also get messages about my computers clock time is wrong; but when I update it, it says everything is correct

I am computer illidiot, so please type slowly and simply as I do not understand most terms and phrases

Any help would be very appreciated


Answer:[SOLVED] Sites security certificate has expired

Hi welcome to TSF

did you use the norton uninstaller to remove it completly.

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I am working on a Windows 7 Professional system and every time I open any browser, I get a message that AVG has blocked the site because the Certificate is invalid or has expired. I have a good internet connection, but cannot access any sites due to the error.

SysInfo is listed below:
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q8400 (c) 2.66GHz, Intel64 Family
6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 4060 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) G41 Express Chipset, 1806 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 295861 MB, Free - 196743 MB; E: Total 2861575 MB,
Free - 2845825 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 07N90W
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated and Enabled

Any help would be appreciated.

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Almost every website i go on it wont let me on it always says certificate error, certificate expired, or certificate not valid, or certificate recognition blocked what does this mean and how can i fix it?

Answer:invalid or expired certificate notice keeps coming up

First off, what browser are you using?"Channeling the spirit of jboy..."

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I'm a regular to a notetaking website called "Gnotes" (website here/their Google Play page). But today when I tried to log into it, I was welcomed by this page instead:

I don't know what to do. For most people a quick change of the Windows clock time would fix this, but mine is already set right.

Answer:Google Chrome: site security certificate has expired?

You should click on proceed anyway..

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I get the following message when trying to sign on to some sites can you help me.

security certificate presented by this website has expired or is not yet valid.

Answer:security certificate presented by this website has expired or is not yet valid.

Hello Gene Buchan

Check that the date on the computer clock in the system tray is correct. Sometimes this can cause your problem.


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every time i try and go on a website which has secure log in such as my bank or e bay i get this message

There is a problem with this website's security certificate.

The security certificate presented by this website has expired or is not yet valid.

Security certificate problems may indicate an attempt to fool you or intercept any data you send to the server.
We recommend that you close this webpage and do not continue to this website.
Click here to close this webpage.
Continue to this website (not recommended).
More information

If you arrived at this page by clicking a link, check the website address in the address bar to be sure that it is the address you were expecting.
When going to a website with an address such as, try adding the 'www' to the address,
If you choose to ignore this error and continue, do not enter private information into the website.

For more information, see "Certificate Errors" in Internet Explorer Help.

i tried microsoft updates but it said my computers time and date appear to be out of sync with update certificate.
but they are correct
here is my dss report
i also attached a panda active scan report but could not find dss extra text not sure why

Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68
Run by DAD on 2006-07-08 20:33:17
Computer is in Normal Mode.

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Answer:keep getting security certificate expired message on lots of websites


Please note that all instructions given are customised for this computer only, the tools used may cause damage if used on a computer with different infections.

If you think you have similar problems, please post a log in the HJT forum and wait for help.

Hello and welcome to the forums

My name is Katana and I will be helping you to remove any infection(s) that you may have.

Please observe these rules while we work:
1. If you don't know, stop and ask! Don't keep going on.
2. Please reply to this thread. Do not start a new topic.
3. Please continue to respond until I give you the "All Clear"
(Just because you can't see a problem doesn't mean it isn't there)

If you can do those three things, everything should go smoothly :D

I apologize for the delay in responding, but as you can probably see the forums are quite busy.
Unfortunately there are far more people needing help than there are helpers.

Please Note, your security programs may give warnings for some of the tools I will ask you to use.
Be assured, any links I give are safe

If you still require help please post a fresh DSS log

Installed Programs

Please could you give me a list of the programs that are installed.Start HijackThis
Click on the Misc Tools button
Click on the Open Uninstall Manager button.
You will see a list with the programs installed in your computer.
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We have a strange issue going on with a couple of freshly imaged Windows 7 workstations over here.

At first we were unable to remote in to them because of a message that the remote computer does not support NLA. Setting the option to Allow connections from computers running any version of Remote Desktop (less secure) works, but then RDP goes directly
to the remote machine and authentications happens there, which would be the case with a XP (or other non-NLA-capable) machine.
I tried troubleshooting the issue by opening the Certificates snap-in in mmc and deleting the Remote Desktop self-signed certificate but I seem to be unable to reissue/recreate it again...
I have read that i need to restart the Remote Desktop Configuration service in order for the certificate to recreate itself, but whenever I try to do this, Event Viewer logs the following error:
Log Name: System
Source: TerminalServices-RemoteConnectionManager 
Event ID: 1057
The Terminal Server has failed to create a new self signed certificate to be used for Terminal Server authentication on SSL connections. The relevant status code was An internal error occurred.

Any help or ideas on that would be greatly appreciated!

MCTS ConfigMgr 2012 | Twitter: @SergeiBiliarski | LinkedIn:
Sergei Biliarski

Answer:How can I reissue the Remote Desktop self-signed certificate for a standard Windows 7 client machine?


Please check if this post can help:

Meanwhile, you can try the following:
Check the MachineKeys directory.

Copy the keys to a different directory by taking a backup and go into the file system and also delete the files in C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Crypto\RSA\MachineKeys\.
After deletion log off and log in to see how it works.

If this cannot help,
I recommend to post in Server Forum to get more insights. Cai
TechNet Community Support

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I apologize if this isn't the right forum, but I did not see one that is specifically for Microsoft Edge.

We have an internal Flash application at work that utilizes a self-signed certificate for HTTPS. When attempting to load the page hosting the application, only the background will load. Other than the initial warning regarding the self-signed certificate,
there are no errors logged in the browser or the application's backend. The page would load successfully prior to the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

One workaround to get the application to load is to install the self-signed certificate in Internet Explorer. After that, it works fine. My question is: does the version of Microsoft Edge that comes with the Anniversary Update have a new security
feature that prevents it from loading Flash content when a self-signed certificate is involved? If not, does anyone have any ideas as to why the content will not load unless the certificate is installed?

Edge version 
Microsoft Edge 38.14393.0.0
Microsoft EdgeHTML 14.14393

Flash version

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My daughter has an Ideapad flex 10. It is running on windows 8.1 and she uses google chrome mainly for her internet.Problems started on the 1st January, she is unable to connect to the internet. We know the internet server is working normally as all other devices are working fine.She is getting two different error messages,1 Unable to connect, check firewall and proxy servers.2 sha1 certificate expired We have checked the firewall settings and the proxy servers and they are fine. We had no idea about the sha1 certificate, but by searching online, we have discovered that this is the most likely problem due to the date, however evrything we have read indicates it to be an issue for the actual websites and not for the user. Can anyone help with this?

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We have an internal server that is being replaced after a system conversion and new IE  patches are blocking us from going to the internal site anyway. We uninstalled the patches, but IE still will not let us proceed. Using another browser works,
but that circumvents our other security software. We are on IE 11. Suggestions? Thanks. The old server is Windows 2000 Server and no source available to update the software

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I'd like to install a graphics card utility called RivaTuner but it requires that signed driver checking is disabled in Vista x64.

I'm running Vista x64 Service Pack 2, so how can I disable signed driver checking?

Answer:How can I disable signed driver checking in Vista x64 SP2?

Hello sofakng,
Try F8 on bootup and disable from there, i think this will work. Good luck and please post your results, thank's.

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I manage a group of public computer labs at a University. I am building a new image and can't figure out how to diable the right click option on the screen that allows students to change the desktop properties.

Also, I can't figure how to disable students from being able to save files to the desktop. Anyone know how to do this? Thanks in advance

Answer:How do you disable ability to right click on the screen

A new image for what operating system?
Professional editions of 2000 and XP have a group policy editor that you can use to deny acess to desktop properties. Let us know if this is the case for you, and we can get you instructions.

For the same OS's denying access to the desktop folder is as easy as setting file permissions on:

c:\documents and settings\username\desktop

where username is the name of the currently logged in account.

So let us know if we're even barking up the right tree, and we'll try to help.

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I tried to install Ati tray tools, I got the "signed driver" error notice, so I reboot press F8 and select Disable Signed Driver Checking and try to install again. Same error

I tried bcdedit and still doesn't work

Using Vista64 business SP1

Answer:Disable Signed Driver Checking doesn't work

There is a hotfix you have to uninstall

Uninstall hotfix KB938979 and then you should be able to disable driver signing via the F8 method, or the BCEdit method...

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I would like to know if there is some possiblity to disable the drag ability (drag to close apps, drag to snap them to the side, not the drag/drop of files/folders)?

The only thing I found so far are those 2:

MouseCloseThresholdPercent (REG_DWORD) 0
TouchCloseThresholdPercent (REG_DWORD) 0

But this only disables the close functionallity, I am still able to drag them around and snap the apps.
If its a different registry entry, I would only need it for the desktop but wouldnt mind to completly disable this feature.

(Windows 8.1)

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In Internet Explorer, when I get a certificate error, if I continue to the web site, I can then view the certificate to see what was wrong.  However, obviously it would be preferable* to see the certificate
before I make the decision to go to the site.  Is this possible?  I'm sure I could use another browser that does this, or maybe use the F12 developer tools, or write a program.   But I'm looking
for a normal-user way to do it.  I think it used to be possible in Internet Explorer, but this might have been 6.x or even earlier.  Or even
way earlier.  Yep.  I'm that old.  I believe this feature is not in Edge either...unless I'm just missing it.  But I'm using ie11 right now.
*understatement level is set to "high".

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I'm having issues finding the location of en expired certificate that one of my LDAP servers responds with during an LDAPS bind attempt.

I'm using Linux's ldapsearch to perform specific tasks during user creation but recently discovered the certificate expired. I have renewed said certificate and placed it in the personal store on that ldapserver but after debugging the SSL connection it still responds with the previously expired certificate.

Can anyone tell me where this certificate would be stored on Windows Server 2003. I've found multiple post regarding the store in 2008 but that does not exist in 2003. I've searched the whole store using certutil trying to match the serial on this certificate but can't find it anywhere.

Any assistance would be appreciated.

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HELP please I can't access my brand new Sony Vaio it is asking 1 - user password but wont accept the one for my computer or 2 - server token password which I have not got a clue about. I have only had this computer for two weeks but had not used it in the last few days due to being away. I download McAfee anti theft, is this the cause of the problem. Really feeling desperate!!

Answer:Intel (R) AT locked due to: Disable Timer Expired

You will have to contact McAfee support for this. It's a well-documented issue and they should be able to get you back up and running. We do not offer assistance with unknown passwords or access codes.

Closing thread.

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Hi, all! I'm back with another question regarding my laptop and the bar exam! I had brought the specs with me in purchasing the laptop, but apparently the Best Buy guy didn't care are the convertible note. The software for the exam (ExamSoft by SofTest) does not support convertible tablet devices (other than Surface Pro). I called to check if they considered my Lenovo Yoga 3 14 a convertible device (which seemed to be pretty much all at the store that met the other requirements) and was told that they do but the only issue is if the keyboard gets disconnected, since to fix it they take you out of the exam (and some let you back in, others don't). So my question is: has anyone ever had experience with the kayboard not working in laptop mode? Further, it seems that there may be a way to disable the automatic shutoff of the keyboard (when the laptop thinks you are in tablet mode) - can someone explain how to do this for me? I also want to shut off the touch screen for the exam, just in case any ghost touch issues arise. (I had ghost touch issues on my first one and had to get it replaced under warranty, though they then charged me extra - but that's another story!) Thanks in advance - these forums are very helpful!

Answer:Lenovo Yoga 3 14 - Disable Converting Ability/Keyboard Switch Off?

no. I'm not have this problems.

_________________Lenovo yoga 3 14 silver, i7, geforce940, ssd750 GB, 8gb, JBL+conexant+maxxaudio. Galaxy s5. AKG k495nc.I'm programmer.

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I'm working on a friend's old Dell Latitude D600.
I type in or Google and this thing keeps wanting to go to (as in secure with an "s"). I also get an error message saying "Certificate Expired". What is causing this?

The hosts file is normal.

Answer:"Certificate expired" for

Google is now redirecting to https:// They are no longer using http. What browser are you using? (IE, Firefox, Chrome)? Delete all temporary internet cache, cookies etc. Do a full scan with Anti Virus software, and Malwarebytes, followed by CCleaner. Try a different browser. Make sure computer has all Windows Updates.

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i have been given a hp computer that used to be a company computer, but you cant get windows started up without entering the user company password. putting the reinstallation disk dosent work, and you cant get to the safe mode or any other mode using the f8, f2, or f12 key. is there any easy way of disabling the username and password screen that comes up initially before windows operating system starts???

Answer:PASSWORD BYPASS- how to disable it

Please read the rules. We can't help you.

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Hey everyone. I'm setting up a company forum on an internal machine behind the company's firewall. Using standard naming convention, the internal machine will be machine.local, whereas the external FQDN will be

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Answer:SSL certificate behind a firewall - Preventing certificate error

Do you really need SSL if you're behind a firewall?

You could create a separate self-signed certificate and manually install it on the clients. Or you could set up your own certificate server and host self-signed ones, then set up clients to trust your own certificate server.

I just did something like this today at work, but fortunately our internal domain is also (we just run separate internal and an external DNS)

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System disabled error 15603. Asking for a password, after three attempts error message appears. How do i fix it? Thanks!

View Solution.

Answer:System disable password bypass

@Starsshaallen80? Enter   toul                or           oanhiqq Regards, DP-K

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We want to stop user from being able to enter to the Advanced Boot options. by running
bcdebit /set {default} recoveryenabled yes
bcdebit /set {default} bootstatuspolicy displayallfailres
this actually disabled the Wibdows Error Recovery screen everything the computer is power off/on:

Howevery, by pressing F8, user still can get to below:

how can we stop this Repair your computer feature from user?

Thank you

Best Regards,

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:system disabled code [| 85019969]please help!

Answer:how to bypass systems disable & admin password

@sknklh12 Try   30971369 If it does not work then you will need to contact HP and they should be able to send you a customized SMC.bin file which you can use at boot to reset the password. When talking to the HP rep ask them to escalate your service request. REO

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Product Name: hp protectsmart 15-b153sgOperating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (64-bit)I lost my laptop hp protectsmart 15-b153sg, power cord and since them my battery drained out and now is asking for system administrator and power on password, after 3 trys it gave me these 8 digit number:55885030any help will be apreciated, thanks in advance.

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Answer:how to bypass systems disable & admin password

Hi: Enter this unlock passcode... 40783016

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this is as far as i can get..My system disabled code is 53925657


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Answer:how to bypass systems disable & admin password?

Try: 42683299

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Came back from a camping trip and my laptop has a black screen with a blue bar that says "enter administrator password or power on password", what do I do?? Is there a code to bypass it??


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Answer:how to bypass systems disable & admin password

Hi: Enter any password 3 times and the PC should generate a system disabled (halt) code. Write down the code you get from the PC and enter it in the box at the link below and the site will generate an unlock passcode. Restart the PC and enter that passcode to regain access to the PC. Note:  This will only work if your model PC generates an all numeric system disabled code.

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I am a freelance IT tech and a friend brought me her laptop.She is older and could not remember her windows passwd  and after a handful of attempts it went to admin password with the disabled code 86638593. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you 


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Answer:Re: how to bypass systems disable & admin password

@Boldone894 Enter   39790515

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I came home from work and found my laptop to be locked with admin power on password. i set a password back a couple weeks ago but since went in and i thought i erased it . I deleted all the characters in the password pane and pressed enter. so there should be no password but it still asked for one and my old password dont even work it gives me a disabled code 62304481 can you help me please?

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Answer:how to bypass systems disable & admin password

Am. Enter   73062407

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My model number is 15-ab125nr and my product number is N5R31UA#ABA. My computer has gotten stuck in a non-stop restarting sequence. If it tries to go forth it says there's an NTFS error, and if it tries to Reapair it's self it gets an FAT error, and when I pressed F11 it also gets FAT error. I tried to instal windows 10 through a disc and it gave me some kinda of PTE error if I can remember properly. I tried to enter into my bios and it asked me for admistrator password. It game me this "System Disabled" A [636256EA] I can't seem to get tothe bottom of why the computer is stuck in this constant loop. Can you please help me?

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my bios is asking for an admin pssword which is unknown. after a few tries my system is now locked saying system disabled with a code 54700066 please help 

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Answer:Re: how to bypass systems disable & admin password

@Spaztrap? Enter   41668068

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On my windows 8 pro machine windows keeps wanting to run the automatic repair upon boot. It always fails and I know as a matter of fact that there is nothing wrong with it. How can you disable, bypass, or permanently remove this "feature"?

Answer:Disable/Bypass Windows 8 Automatic Repair

As Robert has just mentioned, you can fix that by disabling the Automatic Repair feature right in Boot Configuration Database, here is how:
1. Press WindowsKey and type 'cmd' (without quotes), then hit Enter holding Ctrl+Shift pressed.
2. Confirm elevation for the Command Prompt application.
3. At the elevated command prompt type the following and hit Enter when you are done:
bcdedit /set {current} recoveryenabled No
This command will modify the boot entry that has been used to boot your current Windows 8 configuration and turn off Automatic Repair feature for this boot entry.
Now that when booting Windows 8, you will always have Automatic Repair disabled.
you can craft a separate boot entry that will have the Automatic Repair turned off.
1. At the elevated command prompt type:
bcdedit /copy {default} /d "No Automatic Repair"
This command will copy the default Windows installation entry used to boot Windows automatically. Typically this is your current Windows installation, however, if you have multiple Windows installations and want to modify currently booted Windows which is
NOT the Windows installation booted by defeault, use this command:
bcdedit /copy {current} /d "No Automatic Repair"
 NOTE: Everything that goes in quotes after the /d switch would be a text used to name the newly created boot entry, the one you'll see in the boot menu after the POST screen.
Now write down the GUID returned by either of the... Read more

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SYSTEM DISABLED 69992452please help me the bios pass number was 251313 AND then I put it to 1908 AND now i DO NOT KNOW WHY IT SAY TO ME THAT IS INVALID THANKS

Answer:how to bypass systems disable & admin password

Hi, Enter  76690494 Regards, DP-K

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Hi I was hoping I could get some help I have the same model and after invalid password entry I get code system disableCode 79419655

Answer:Re: how to bypass systems disable & admin password

When prompted for password try 66571291

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Hi, I have a HP Pavilion dv7-7023cl laptopUpon startup a blue box appears telling me "Enter Administrator password or power on password"The System Disabled code I recieve after 3 tries is: 65313517Please help.


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Answer:How to bypass systems disable & admin password

Hi: Please read the first post at the link below, which should resolve your dilemma.

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