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Outlook using Gmail IMAP:  the server you are connected to is using a security certificate that cannot be verified

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When starting Outlook the following message appears:

Internet Security Warning:

The server you are connected to is using a security certificate that cannot be verified.
Do you want to continue using this server?

On certificate view:

Issued to: imap.gmail.com
Issued by: Google Internet Authority
Valid from : 11/17/2011 to 11/17/2012

What do I do to verify to certificate?

Thank you!!
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Michael Dyer earned 2000 total points
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Here's a couple of things to check.

Double check your account settings per this article:  http://support.google.com/mail/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=82350

Also, make sure the date on the computer is correct - I have seen a clock jump ahead a bunch of years and that makes all of the certificates look like they are expired

Finally, try going into Internet Explorer, click on Tools, then Options, then Security Tab, and then click to reset defaults - I know it sounds funny to address an Outlook issue in IE, but they are all interconnected.
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Waiting for response from client.
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