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Windows 7: Yahoo Mail Certificate Error

17 Aug 2014   #1
rjordan393

Windows 7 64 Bit
 
 
Yahoo Mail Certificate Error

My yahoo program works ok except for email. When I click on the email icon, I get the following message:
"The security certificate presented by this website was issued for a different websites address."

Then it gives me a choice to still retrieve my mail with a warning.

Is this a problem at Yahoo's end or at mine. Is there something I should check?
Internet Explorer is 32 bit while Windows 7 is 64 bit. Does this make a difference?


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17 Aug 2014   #2
rjordan393

Windows 7 64 Bit
 
 

I think I solved it. Under tools and the advanced tab, I scrolled down to Security to where it states:
"Warn about certificate address mismatch".
I unchecked it and now the certificate error does not appear.
There is no evidence that my computer has been hacked or has a virus and this particular error is suspected of being no more then a false positive brought on by "Yahoo".
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17 Aug 2014   #3
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Yes it is a Yahoo problem one of many ... Well done you seem to have sorted it ...


https://help.yahoo.com/kb/yahoo-account/SLN5178.html
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