Public key certificate - also digital certificate or identity certificate. A document that contains information about a user's or machine's identity, matched up with its public key, and is validated and cryptographically signed by a certificate authority. Certificates are intended to provide a ...

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Using a certificate in Thunderbird

I have my certifcate issued by "TC Trustcenter" in a CER file. Thunderbird 3.0 needs it as a PFX files. So I installed the CER certificate with the Internet options in the Control Panel. Thereafter I ...
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How can I tell what version of Windows came on a laptop?

I have a HP G61 Laptop model number g61-511wm that has two stickers on top: AMD & Windows 7 I don't have the restore disk for this computer, however on the bottom there is a certificate of ...
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Can I install a localized certificate authority in Windows XP?

We are a division of a much larger organization and this organization uses Novell domain authentication. The entire division uses Windows XP. We'd like to implement digital signing of our Office ...
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WIndows integrated utility to convert DER to PEM

Is there a utility that is available in standard windows 7 installations, that allows me to convert DER-encoded certificates to PEM-encoded certificates or shows me the ASN.1 text of a DER-encoded ...
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Windows certificate valid even after expired

I have a signed executable. The certificate for that signature says it is usable until 2007, still Windows (7 Professional) says it is valid if I'm opening it via properties dialog. How is that ...
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Reset messed up certificate data in Firefox and Thunderbird?

I am running Firefox 7.0.1 and Thunderbird 7.0.1 on Mac OS X 10.6.8. I was exploring/nosing around their Preferences, and deleted many Authorities in the Certificate Manager. Afterwards I started to ...
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Can I trust a site that includes “resources that are not secure”?

A friend wants to buy something from a website called stuffedsafari.com, however when she visits it, the https is stroke through, even though the certificate belongs to the site. Would that still ...
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Creating Certificate and KeyValue

I'm quite new to the whole certificate-thing so I hope you can help me out. I need to create a self-signed X509Certificate2 certificate and a get the dependent KeyValue for my project. What is the ...
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Signing PDFs in linux

I'm trying to digitally sign PDFs server-side. So far I found that I can do this using MyPDFSigner, but it's far from my needs. Also I don't believe that this is the only option here. How to sign ...
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Windows 7 Certificate Manager Snap-In without access to MMC

In support of a remote end user, I need to walk them through adding a trusted root certificate to their computer's "Computer Account". This is no big deal, except this user is running Windows 7 Home ...
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Firefox “invalid certificate” error for a trusted website (sec_error_reused_issuer_and_serial)

I am connecting to a website (via Firefox 6.0.2 on Mac OS X 10.6.8) I know is legitimate, and the connection worked up till yesterday. However, when I connected to day I got the following error: ...
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Viewing hd location of installed certificates in firefox

I recently installed a digital id/certificate from verisign and was wondering if there is a way to view the certificate location on my computer. I installed it according to their instructions through ...
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How do I disable the “Security Certificate Error” message in Internet Explorer?

How do I get rid of this annoying message? To help protect your security, Internet Explorer has blocked this website from displaying content with security certificate errors. Click here for ...
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Retrieve Personal Certificate from Windows XP

A user's smime certificate was not backed up, and now resides only in the personal keystore of his computer, and I do not have the password to his account. Is there a way to open his certificate ...
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Certificate not trusted over Win7 to Win7 Remote Desktop connection

I'm experiencing a certificate issue while connecting two Windows 7 machines together via Remote Desktop. I have installed the certificate, but I'm getting a message that says the cert is not trusted. ...
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Why do I get a certificate error trying to setup a Ubuntu Cloud?

I'm trying to install an Ubuntu cloud on my home network - I've been following this guide. When I arrived at STEP 6: Install an image from the store PART 3: Click on the Store tab I get the following ...
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Corrupted (SSL) keystore / spotting bogus SSL certificates

Disclaimer: I am new to SSL, find it a little confusing, and need an answer somewhat quickly. I was told that there was a danger that my "keystore" might be corrupted, so I am trying to examine it ...
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Error installing certificates with private keys

I got a PFX file with a private key (it was imported from another Windows installation and the button "Export Private Keys" was pressed). I installed it, and got the message that the import was ...
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IE9: Permanently accept untrusted certificate

When accessing a website via HTTPS which has an untrusted certificate, Internet Explorer 9 always shows me the following error message: Is there a way to import the certificate permanently, so that ...
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Using Opera, how do I override a bad SSL certificate?

We have an intranet website at work that has a bad SSL certificate. (I think the problem is the cert server name does not match the host.) Before you tell me "get a correct SSL cert", I will tell ...
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How do add a certificate from a self-signed server to trusted certificates in Chrome?

I have a dedicated server with a wiki and want to secure it so nobody can read my articles by sniffing my pages. I do not want to pay for a valid certificate so I created a self-signed certificate. ...
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Use Generic OEM Disc to install Windows XP on Name Brand Computer

I have an old HP desktop that needs to have Windows XP reinstalled. It has Windows XP Pro on it and I have a generic Windows XP Pro OEM disc that is missing a key. Is it possible to use a generic ...
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Is it possible to show all certificates of a node (windows 7)

Is it possible to show also local Computer Certificates as non-Administrator? Over mmc.exe it's not possible...
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Certificate issue on remote desktop

see the below link: Certificate issue on remote desktop I have 2 PCs with Windows 7 Ultimate. Both are in NETHOME, and are connected with a crossover cable. PC 1: computer name = alfa -> (main PC) , ...
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Store personal certificates encrypted in Windows?

I recently got my self an email S/MIME signing/encrypting certificate. I installed this on my Windows machine, which, obviously, required me to enter the password I used to encrypt the certificate, ...
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Remote Desktop Connection - How to get the certificate prompt back?

I just tried remoting to my work PC from home and got the "identity cannot be verified" prompt like the one below. I marked the "Don't ask me again for connections to this computer" box, and then ...
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Keychain access very slow after certificate problems

I have a MacBookPro. one day updates started refusing to install because it said the certificate is missing or invalid and someone is doing a man in the middle on me. Same thing went for the Mac App ...
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Certificate error with Internet Explorer 9

one of my coworkers installed IE9 on their computer. They are now having trouble accessing some websites that once worked(and still work) in other browsers. One example is this page: ...
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how to recover from Internet Explorer certificate errors in Windows XP SP3

my Internet Explorer works properly on some sites and on others it does not work,I would like to know what does it mean when the Internet Explorer displays certificate errors and how can I recover ...
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Import Java Trusted Certificate to JRE

I need to install a certificate from a Java app to a lot of people. I want to use a one click program or batch file to import it as a Trusted Certificate(in Control Panel->Security->Certificate). Then ...
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There is a problem with this website's security certificate

My job has an Outlook Exchange Server so we can access our work email from the web. However, every time I attempt to log in, I get this message: "There is a problem with this website's security ...
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Chrome CA cert Security Error

A few days ago Chrome stopped accepting my CA certificates. Now it just says: Invalid Server Certificate You attempted to reach my-domain, but the server presented an invalid certificate. ...
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Tortoise SVN Error Validating Server Certificate

I just updated the certificate on one of my sites due to the old one expiring. The new certificate verifies fine in Internet Explorer 9, Chrome, and Firefox 4 - but when trying to browse/check out the ...
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StartSSL Free Certificate and Plesk, https connection still unsecure

I'd just installed my certs correctly into my Plesk 8.3.0, I encountered some trouble with the "CA didn't sign the certificate" warning message but I solved it. Right now it seems to me that I ...
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Stunnel - how to generate pem file simply on Windows [closed]

Somebody suggest me stunnel. We want to use for encrypt requests. This is seems to be easier than OpenVPN. The problem that I don't have SSH or other tool in the Windows server, and I don't have ...
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Limit USB drive use to computer with certificate

The problem. USB drives are not allowed in our company but we have a few computers which are not on the network and have deep freeze installed.We need to be able to allow a few users to move files to ...
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Possible to set up my own certificate for a web server, and make my computers trust it?

I have a server with some web applications, and I'd like to enable HTTPS to minimize the chance of someone picking up my authentication information. However, I don't really want to shell out for ...
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Where does outlook express or Firefox store certificates?

I've lost my Windows XP instance (something broke so that I couldn't run a single program after startup, so I switched to Linux). I still have that partition, readable. Now I need my StartSSL ...
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Why do I get “Incorrect Password” when connecting to a Mumble server? I never even used a password!

I just reinstalled Mumble, and now when I try to login on my favourite server I get «Incorrect Password». Why is that?
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Windows Live Mail, Sec. Exception on an Account

I have one email account that have a unaccepted certificate. The Thunderbird, and Opera can handle this with a Security Exception. But Windows Live Mail ask a question in every starting, and because ...
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IE8 and certificate issues following Service Pack 1 install on Windows 7

When trying to open Internet Explorer 8 under a different user account, I get the following error: There is a problem with this website's security certificate. I found this post which describes ...
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How to I make a Windows certificate exportable?

I'm looking for a tool or solution that would allow me make a certificate that is marked as non-exportable to be exportable. I am aware about Jailbreak tool but because the tool does not fully ...
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Recover Certificates from FUBARed windows installation

Can you recover personal certificates from a Windows XP install that just won't boot? I want to reinstall Windows on the PC but I want to backup everything first, including the old certificates.
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Install new root certificate authority (CA) in windows

I am trying to use ninite to get my new laptop set up quickly. However when I try to install, windows complains about the CA. The website ninite.com also shows certificate problems. They use a root CA ...
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How do I use a client certificate with uzbl?

Simple task: I'd like to use uzbl, but I need to visit a couple of sites with client certificates. Chrome uses my local cert storage, I suppose uzbl can do that too. But how?
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Continually getting Certificate Errors on all browsers

I recently switched to a new laptop running Windows 7. For some reason I am constantly getting certificate errors when hitting sites where I really shouldn't be getting them - twitter, picasa, google ...
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How to install authrootstl.cab offline?

When I try to install the authrootstl.cab offline it won't work. The certificates are installed but Windows doesn't trust the file, and will continue to try to download it. It says the list signing ...
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Trusted Root certificates regularly disappear on Windows 7

I've installed several self-signed certificates on my Windows 7 Ultimate x64 machine for development purposes. One was installed into Trusted Root CAs and 2 were installed into My Certificates and ...
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Is there a way to extract a “private certificate key” from Chrome and import it into Firefox?

This is a classical Catch-22 situation. I was using online banking the other day under Chrome. I had to order a digital certificate so that I could extend my privileges. The stupid thing is that when ...
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What are the Windows system certificate stores?

When adding certificates, stls, ctls and crls to the system I can choose the certificate store. I have found so far only references to the "my" and "root" stores. Is there any other?