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ehizoje omoarebunAsked:
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btanExec ConsultantCommented:
What is your question?

What you can do probably is to try clearing certification checking for test:

1. Open Internet Explorer and verify that the page you are trying to view is listing a certificate error.

2. To clear the certificate error goes to Tools -> Internet Options.

3. Click on the Advanced tab and scroll down to the security section. Clear the boxes for: "Check for publisher's certificate revocation" and "Check for server certificate revocation".

4. Click Apply and Ok.

5. Attempt to reload the page for test.
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nociSoftware EngineerCommented:
1)   If there used to be a certificate and it is revoked then CIRCUMVENTING the problem as previous answer states might get you access to the site but it completely bypasses any security that certificates might give you.
This is not a fix, but might cause trouble elsewere. Certificates are the only proof of identity for peer connections so bypassing means either you trust EVERYONE on the internet, or don't intend to do anything serious through the internet. (Who can do non-electronic banking nowadays...)..

2) Revocation might happen if a new certificate has been inssued for this organization (with or without your knowledge) the SHOULD be only one certificate for a givenSubject at any time. So asking a new certificate with a CA will also revoke all older certificates.
In that case the SSL protected service needs a newcertificate.
Or Someone gained access to your account with the CA and asked for revokation.... (or a different set of certificates).
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ehizoje omoarebunAuthor Commented:
So what exactly can I do to keep on using this website that was revoked I'm my laptop
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btanExec ConsultantCommented:
in fact I do not recommend that you visit the website till it remediate this. Typically it is due to expired certificate but at worst case, it is due to website (itself) or the cert issuing organisation is being hacked hence need to revoke all certificate. You may want to alert them if you know them or as a customer as this impact the trust in continuing it. Esp, control that protect sensitive exchanges via SSL/TLS is no loner trusted. Can try ssl checker or ssltest to validate and confirm the website on any issue and expired certificate
https://www.sslshopper.com/ssl-checker.html
https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/

if you still want to continue than you need to clear the browser flag for checking for such revocation.  But there may be traces in cache which may disallow the visit to the website still. So preferable to invalidate the memory cache (instead of deleting the disk cache). E.g. run the following commands from an Administrative command prompt:

To immediately invalidate all items from the cache: certutil -setreg chain\ChainCacheResyncFiletime @now

For info, to invalidate the currently cached items in 1 day, 2 hours: certutil -setreg chain\ChainCacheResyncFiletime @now+1:2
And to identify the last time that the cache was invalidated: certutil -getreg chain\ChainCacheResyncFiletime

But still I suggest not going to the website, otherwise use another non-work related machine.
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nociSoftware EngineerCommented:
First:
Are you the maintainer/owner/administrator of the site?   - find out what caused the revocation
Are you the customer of the site? --> contact owner and ask. or complain through support channels.
WHO revoked the certificate,     (Co-)Owner/Maintainer/administrator (new site, lost passwords, moved site, fake site)... CA? (were bills paid?, CA hacked?, owner provided invalid info, ...)

If the certificate has been revoked because the key was compromised or certificate/key was stolen...  then continued use might be risky because there could be more changes, or the website could be entirely fake without otherwise knowing.

Don't use the site until YOU KNOW why the revocation took place.
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btanExec ConsultantCommented:
For author advice
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