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Why does Firefox give me warnings on certain websited that the connection is untrusted, because the certificate has expired?

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This happens on mozilla.com too, so it's a tad strange. Other major sites ask me to confirm an exception. Sites like softpedia, microsoft etc.

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Check the date / time setting in Windows.

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Additional System Details

Sites Affected

http://www.mozilla.com

Installed Plug-ins

  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.0
  • Default Plug-in
  • Winamp Application Detector
  • Shockwave Flash 10.1 r102
  • Picasa plugin
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_23 for Mozilla browsers
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) plug-in for Mozilla browsers

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.2; en-GB; rv:1.9.2.13) Gecko/20101203 Firefox/3.6.13 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729)

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the-edmeister
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Chosen Solution

Check the date / time setting in Windows.

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I feel dumb. :)

Thanks mate!

the-edmeister
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If that happens again, and you are using a desktop PC, the little "coin" battery on the motherboard is probably on its' last legs and needs to be replaced.