Pidgin Error - Validate Certificate Error

Michael Secord gizmokid2005 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 18 08:48:26 EST 2010


Confirming on Pidgin 2.7.5 on fully patched Win7 ultimate install. 
Started just this morning.

-Michael

On 11/18/2010 8:28 AM Jason Davis <jason at mushypeas.net> said unto 
support at pidgin.im, bdm at fenrir.org.uk:
> Hi
>
> I am running Pidgin on Centos and Windows using the latest version of
> 2.7.5 and I am getting the same error on both platforms.
>
> Thanks
>
> Jay
>
>
> *----- Original Message -----*
> *From:* bdm at fenrir.org.uk
> *Sent:* Thu, November 18, 2010, 10:54 AM
> *Subject:* Re: Pidgin Error - Validate Certificate Error
>
> On Thu, 18 Nov 2010 04:45:42 -0600 (CST)
> "Jason Davis" wrote:
>
> > Hi
> >
> > I am trying to log into Pidgin using my MSN account and I am
> > constantly receiving the following error:
> >
> > Unable to validate certificate
> >
> > The certificate for omega.msn.com could not be validated, The
> > certificate chain presented is invalid.
> >
> > Any help on ths would be great :)
>
> Which version of Pidgin? And what platform (I assume it's Windows, but
> am not certain).
>
> Have you applied the Windows Update Root Certificate updates that come
> along from time to time? If the root cert is out of date then this is a
> possible result.
>
> --
>
> Brian Morrison
>
>
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