Today near about every people use internet according to their requirement. We get more and more information from internet. During this period we visit many sites but we also face the situation that sometime it occurs an error message that “There is a problem with this website security certificate.” We are unable to surf the website due to this error. If the website is compulsory to visit for us then it became a big problem for us because it restricts to visit that site until it appears. This problem occurs mainly if the date-time of the system is doesn’t match with the secured socket layer (SSL) certificate. Sometime date-time miss match also became the cause of windows update error. Security certificate error mostly occurs with websites which are secured such as banking site. User meets with this error mostly when he/she use internet explorer. This problem indicates that data you have sent to the server is intercept.
Error message is-
“There is a problem with this website’s certificate.
We recommended that close the website and do not continue.”
Cause of the security certificate error:-
The main cause of security certificate error is digital certificate is not verified by the third party or the date-time of the certificate is not same. If the date-time of the system is not same as the SSL (Secured Socket Layer) certificate then you can get this error.
Solution of the security certificate error:-
If you are getting the error message of security certificate error during surfing on the secured website through internet explorer then it is recommended to fix this error to visit that website. If any organization is facing this error then they can fix it by installing Microsoft Enterprise Certification authority in the Active Directory forest. The organization that hosts a secured website can purchase certificate for each secured web server.
If you are a client of computer and facing this error then you can download the certificate from the website of certificate authority.
Install the Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003 on the client computer which is self signed certificate. Follow these steps to do this activity-
i) Click on Continue to this website(not recommended) option which is on the Internet Explorer
ii) Click on the option Certificate Error
iii) Click on View Certificates and after this Click on Install Certificate
iv) You will get a warning message with two options “Yes” and “No”
v) Click on Yes
You can also fix security certificate error by changing the date-time of your system same as website date-time because sometime web pages have limit time and due to miss match date-time its time expire and so it gives the error.