Microsoft Edge Security Certificate error

Microsoft Edge Security Certificate error occurs when the security presented by the website is not issued by a trusted certificate authority.

Staff Asked on November 29, 2017 in Microsoft Edge.
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Solution 1. Configure Date and Time

Microsoft Edge Security Certificate error could be a result of a wrong time and date setting. You may want to configure your time and date so it would synchronize with the internet.

  1. Click the “Start” button, and type in “Date and Time.”
  2.  Set your computer’s date and time correctly.

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  3.  Make sure the time zone setting is correct. Google your country or state to know your time zone.

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  4.  At the “Internet time” index click “Change setting.”
  5.  Check the checkbox “Synchronize with an Internet time server.” Dropbox select, “time.windows.com” then click “Update Now.”
  6.  Wait until it synchronizes then click “OK” to apply the settings.

 

Staff Answered on January 21, 2018.
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Solution 2. Add the website to Trusted Site

If “Microsoft Edge Security Certificate error” appears only on a specific site, it could be blocked. You may want to add it to your trusted site. Also, the site might be spelled incorrect, you may want to double check it.

To Add a website to the Trusted site, see instruction below.

  1. Press Windows key + R key to and type inetcpl.cpl and press enter.

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  2. A window named Internet Properties will appear, then click Security Tab.
  3. Then click Sites.
  4. Add the site to the Add this website to the zone text box and then click Add.
  5. Then click Close. Optional: If the security level is to high set it to medium.
  6. Then click Ok.
  7. Try it again.

Optional:  Enable Download unsigned ActiveX controls.

  1. Click Custome Level in Security Tab. 

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  2. Look for Download unsigned ActiveX controls and then Enable or Prompt.
  3. Click OK then another OK in the Security Tab.
Staff Answered on January 21, 2018.
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