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pamela67
pamela67
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Everytime I try and log on to this site I get a logo keep poping up saying there are problem with the security certificate for this site the certificate is,not from a trusted authority can anyone help me with this I don't understand what it means

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libby7827

One thing that can cause this is the date setting on your computer. I was once tearing my hair out as every site said it had no security certificate, the certificiates only last a certain time so if your computer has had a blip and lost its time and date settings you'll get that message. Try resetting the date - otherwise, I don't know! But there are a couple of members who are very savvy and will hopefully come to your rescue. Libby

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pamela67
pamela67
in reply to libby7827

Hi libby I use my phone to go on this site would that make a difference but I've always used my phone and nothing like this as happened tell today,and that logo starts popping up,doesn't take alot to confuse me :) but this as thankyou for your replied xxx

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Hidden
Hidden
in reply to libby7827

We had power cuts last night. I wonder if they upset the laptop. I am ignorant.

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pamela67
pamela67
in reply to Hidden

We didn't have a power cut snowdrift last night xx and your not ignorant you are probably just like me don't no alot,about computers :) xxx

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pamela67
pamela67
in reply to pamela67

Sorry anieseed silly phone doing predictive messaging didn't mean for it to come out,as,snowdrift sorry :) xxx

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stone-UK

Hi

Not to sure ! If this message is from your installed security suite,

You may have to accept it as trustworthy.

It is common for security systems to throw up a warning, if the site is not known.

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pamela67
pamela67
in reply to stone-UK

Hi stone I've never known this,to happen before it just,confused me thankyou xx

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Hidden
Hidden

I had the same and reported it to HU. Confusing.

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Lynne1955

I've had this happen with some sites, but as long as I trust them I accept without the security certificate. It has even appended for me with M&S and Amazon. I would suggest to use common sense and allow those you know.

Lynne xx

Lynne xx

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pamela67
pamela67
in reply to Lynne1955

Hi Lynne normally I do use my common sense but seen as the logo as never appeared before I was a little concerned thankyou x

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Lynne1955
Lynne1955
in reply to pamela67

I understand. I wasn't implying you didn't have common sense at all. Merely that that's how I approach those messages. Xx

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pamela67
pamela67
in reply to Lynne1955

Hi didn't think you was lynne it's just me I no I've not got alot if common sense thankyou for your advice xx

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Hidden
Hidden
in reply to Lynne1955

Thanks, Lynne, I will be ready next time -- one learns.

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Hidden
Hidden

Don't know much about phones, Pamela, but I would recommend you run your anti-virus programme to see if it's giving a false positive for malware.

Bots, spiders and crawlers trawl the internet 24/7, perhaps your browser cookie cache needs to be cleared, before you stop getting that message.

It's so easy to pick up unwanted malware, found over 200 p2p's on mine yesterday LOL. Hey, that's what I get for going on facebook and playing games :d

Sandra x x x

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pamela67
pamela67
in reply to Hidden

Hello nowheeze I will ask my daughter to run the anti virus programme for me tommow I am clueless with the internet thankyou for your advice :) hope you are copeing with this hot weather take care xx

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Hidden
Hidden
in reply to Hidden

Hi Sandra. Whats a bot, spider and crawler please. If you don't mind me asking.. :d

Bev x

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Hidden
Hidden
in reply to Hidden

They are all small programmes which gather information from websites, for search engines. :)

Sandra x x x

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phillips1

I have been running computers for twelve years, always with the protection of Norton. It has never let me down.

Bobby xxx

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HiddenAdministrator

It may be due to the security settings in your Internet explorer - I think.

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pamela67
pamela67
in reply to Hidden

Thankyou mark I'll get my daughter to check for me today

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knitter
knitter
in reply to pamela67

Hi Pamela, my daughter had to spend time at the weekend sorting my laptop after I tried to update my Internet Explorer, think I need lessons!

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pamela67
pamela67
in reply to knitter

Me to knitter :) xx

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Hidden
Hidden
in reply to pamela67

ha ha, I've had lessons, didn't help me too much, lol

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knitter

Hi Pamela, I have been getting the security message the last few times I have logged on too. I use Norton and the old Internet Explorer

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