How to disable Certificate Error Warning in IE

Genellay this is not a good thing to do! But sometimes when you work in development environments you need to do this to keep the Certificate Error warning from coming up. In my case it was needed because the logout is actually a logout on several levels using HTTP-redirects to travell between them. This was made impossible by the Certificate Error warning page.

To turn the warning off, change the followin registry key to 0.

HKEY_USERS\<SID>\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings:WarnonBadCertRecving

Don’t forget to turn it back to 1 after testing though! Otherwise you are a bit unprotected.

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12 Responses to How to disable Certificate Error Warning in IE

  1. i need help. thats certificate errors out of my computer. i m having a lot of problems because that.

  2. Garras says:

    Ok, I tried this but all the values are already set to 0. I still keep getting that damned little box, right smack in the middle of each page. What if I just delete the reference to this in the registry?

    • janerikohman says:

      I haven’t tried it so I can’t say if it works or causes any troubles. Don’t forget to save the key first though (export) so you can restore it if your browser misbehaves.

  3. i hate this error says:

    ive tried everything to get ride of it its made my pc slow and it doesnt allow me to upload youtube videos from movie make anymore

  4. Brad says:

    Wonderful, thanks.

  5. Bryan says:

    OMG you wont believe this, for a day I have tried to figure out why I was getting certificate warrning , thinking maybe it was a trojan,worm etc. my totally computer illerate wife called cox cable and told the guy what was happening he told her to check the computer date on the lower right hand corner and to our suprise it some how changed to 2007 and that was the problem, the year and date were WRONG, Bryan

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  7. Hal Bloss says:

    Bryan!!! I love you man! You just solved my problem!!! Changing the date WORKED!!!

  8. Gracie says:

    Hello there! I could have sworn I’ve been to this blog before but after reading through some of the post I realized it’s new to me.
    Anyways, I’m definitely happy I found it and I’ll be bookmarking and checking back often!

  9. Amit Gandhi says:

    by following way u can do this

    go to TOOLS>INTERNET OPTION>ADVANCED
    and untick the check for publisher’s certificate revocation
    untick the check for server certificate revocation
    untick the warn about certificate address mismatch

  10. RAJAT says:

    Thanks for given..
    Please Help to solve the same problem in mozilla & chrome browser using registry editing

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