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Root Certificate Update

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by DarqueMist, Feb 7, 2007.

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  1. DarqueMist

    DarqueMist Thread Starter

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    WinXP just notified me of a "Root Certificate Update"
    What exactly is this and is it something I should go ahead and install?
     
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    Yes, it's the updated security certificates for some sites and services.
     
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  4. DarqueMist

    DarqueMist Thread Starter

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    thanks John and for the read Bob.
    I was curious because it was listed as an optional software update and when I googled it all I was finding was complaints of internet connectivity issues after installing it

    similar to these Latest Root Certicicate update Problem in Windows Update

    I haven't been able to find enough to decide if these were isolated incidents or a bigger problem.
     
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