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java certificate revocation warning / windows 7

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I have some window 7 computers which continually (every reboot and every time I update Java) tell me that
"Revocation information for the security certificate for this site is not available"

The computers are patched, I have uninstalled and re-installed Java and ticked the box about never asking questions about this software provider again.

The certificate is javadl-esd-secure.oracle.com (see file)

I am completely at a loss as to how to get rid of this message.
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Question by:Carol Chisholm
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OK, you're part way there:
 
1. Click the Details tab.
 
2. Go to the CRL Distribution Point field, the full URL for the CRL is shown here.
 
If the certificate does contain a CRL Distribution Point and the browser is still unable to access the CRL, then your firewall may need to be configured to allow access to the CRL.
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by:Carol Chisholm
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http://gtssl-crl.geotrust.com/crls/gtssl.crl

Take this and paste it into the browser address:

do you want to open or save gtssl.crl...?

Save and open...

So now I have a certificate revocation list on my screen
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by:Carol Chisholm
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Now I go and find the CRL and install it, using the default settings.
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by:Carol Chisholm
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An youpee, no message!

But this is really painful...
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by:Carol Chisholm
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can you explain WHY?
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by:Carol Chisholm
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I would still like to know WHY
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by:stevepcguy
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Not sure I can give a definitive explanation as to why... Sometimes certificate updates just get "stuck". A firewall issue might have been easier to explain (since the AV software might have flagged this activity as "virus-like" and shut down the port).
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by:vartaxe
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i have the same issue but it comes back everyday... already installed the certificate but without sucess
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by:Carol Chisholm
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Mine has come back too....
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by:vartaxe
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i have 2 users who just called in they have this same type of issu BUT with google MAPS and they don't have java installed and was working just fine last week or so...

ANY IDEA ON WHAT'S GOING ON?
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