Sometimes when you are browsing with Internet Explorer or on any other browser on your computer, you might seen this error so many times. What you will see is only error saying that, “There is a problem with this website’s security certificate” error on your browser. This will not allow you to browse any website, but here in this article, we are going to discuss about how you can easily Fix Internet Security Certificate Issues on your computer and browse internet smoothly without any errors.

This issue can happen if the your pc’s time & date is outdated later than the expiration period of time of the web server’s SSL certification. It means that if you will first need to check date and time of your PC, if you are getting this error whenever you are trying to browse any website. So if you are changing date and time of your computer, you will be able to see this error will be disappear after that.

How to Fix Security Certificate issues

Security Certificate
Security Certificate

Follow the steps mentioned below to set proper date on your computer and How to Unblock Certificate Errors

How to set Time & date on Computer

  • Go to “Control Panel” on your Computer
  • Now Select “date & time” option the from control panel
  • After pressing Date & Time option, you can see new popup window on the screen
  • Now you have to press “change date & time” button for changing time and date
  • After changing Time and Date, press “apply” button then press OK button to confirm this action
  • Also you change “Your Country time zone” from this popup window.

Install MS (Windows SBS) Small Business Server 2003 self signed Certificate on your PC computer or Laptop

Whenever you see this error on the screen

  • Only you have to click option “continue to this website(not recommended) in red color and certificate warning on the screen after pressing on “Continue to this website” option
  • Now you have to click on the Certificate error option to open More information
  • Tap on the “View Certificate” and then press the “Install Certificate” option to install site certificate

Now you can see this confirmation, click yes and confirm it. Now Fix Certificate Error in Internet Explorer process has finished and you will never have Problem with Website Security Certificate Fix again. 

Sources: Microsoft

“There is a problem with this website’s security certificate” on your computer’s web browser is very common error and can be caused by the SSL certificate of the site. This error is also resulting from the incorrect time and date of your computer system. Sometimes your computer system’s date and time automatically change without noticing you, and you will get this error on your computer’s screen. So keep your computer’s date and time up to date.

Reasons for this Error on your computer;

#Computer’s date and time are incorrect.
#The security certificate has expired.
#The website is not trustable.

Now follow mentioned below method to fix this issue on your PC;

Update System’s Date and Time

Step 1: From any screen press “Windows + D” keyboard to navigate the desktop

Step 2: Now “Right click” on the taskbar at the bottom right side where the “Time & Date” is Displayed.

Time and Date setting

Step 3: Here, you have to select “Adjust date/time” option from the box that appears

Step 4: Click on the “Change date and time…” button

Step 5: Now set the current date and time then click on “OK” to save the changes.

Fix via “Internet Explorer” Settings

Step 1: Open search bar on your computer

For Windows 10 or 8.1 operating system

Press “Windows + S” keyboard then type “Internet Options” and hit the enter

For Windows 7 or earlier operating system

Click on “Start” and choose “Search” option, in the search bar type

Step 2: Using search bar, search for “Internet Options” and hit the Enter

Step 3: when the “Internet Options” windows appears, click on “Advanced” tab

Internet Advance Setting Options

Step 4: Now scroll down and uncheck “Warn about certificate address mismatch” under the “Security” Section

Step 5: Also uncheck the following boxes;

“Check for Publisher’s Certificate Revocation”
“Check for server certificate Revocation”

Step 6: After the completing process press “Apply” the “OK” button to save the changes

Now Restart your computer then try to open the website that causing the error on your web browser.