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    Expired security certificate

    My browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Maxthon and IE) will not allow me into my Bank page, saying that the certificate has expired or there were too many redirections.
    Until two days ago everything was normal.
    Three other PCs at home do not have this problem and all is normal for that page.
    It is probably a faulty file in my PC.
    Which one???

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    Security certificate issues are often a result of a weak CMOS battery or System time is incorrect. Check the time/date on your computer before anything else.

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    Date and time are OK.
    I discovered certmgr.msc, but I have no clue what to do there (if it is the right place to fix my problem).

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    It's outside my area of competence, I'm afraid; I'd need to check that the browsers, and especially the OS, were fully updated - there are sometimes certificate updates put out via Windows/Microsoft Update, the last was, I think, just last month.

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    The certificate is supplied by your bank, who obtain it from a certificate issuing organisation like Thawte. It is up to your bank to keep the certificate up to date.
    You can check the certificate by viewing the details when you connect to the bank site - you should get an option to view the details when you are given the warning.
    If you can provide details of the error message and certificate we may be able to help.

    cheers, Paul

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    I am totally amazed!
    After 4 days of struggle, today, without any visible change nor warning, everything went back to normal!!!
    Thanks to all who tried to help.
    Time seems to be a good healer too.

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    It is possible the bank site was hijacked and you were viewing a clone site that attempted to obtain your banking details. May be worth changing your password to be sure.

    cheers, Paul

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    The odd thing is that it happened in one of my PCs, with 3 different browsers, while at the same time all was normal in 2 other PCs at home.
    A cyber mystery.

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    Then it's likely your PC had not updated it's root certificates. This is usually automatic.

    cheers, Paul

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