How To Fix Windows Live Mail Certificate Error?

Do you get the Windows Live Mail certificate's error frequently on your computer? Troubleshooting the Windows Live Mail certificate's error will not damage your system data, so you can proceed with the below-mentioned steps to fix the Windows Live Mail certificate error.

Solution 1: Performing a clean boot on your Windows computer

  • Step 1:Press the Windows + R shortcut key to open the Run dialog box first.
  • Step 2: Type 'msconfig' in the text field and press the Enter key.
  • Step 3: In the System Configuration dialog box, click the Services tab and select the Hide all Microsoft services checkbox.
  • Step 4: Next, click the Disable all button and go to the Startup tab.
  • Step 5: Click on Open Task Manager and select the Startup tab in the Task Manager window.
  • Step 6: Select each startup item and click the Disable button.
  • Step 7: Exit the Task Manager window and go to the Startup tab in the System Configuration dialog box.
  • Step 8: Click OK and restart your computer.
  • Step 9: Now, open the Windows Live Mail app and check if the problem Windows live mail certificate error has been resolved.

Solution: 2 Checking the SSL settings for the account configured in the Windows Live Mail app

  • Step 1: On your Windows computer, close all the programs and open Internet Explorer.
  • Step 2: Click the Tools icon available at the top-right corner of the screen and select the Internet options option from the drop-down menu.
  • Step 3: Click the Advanced tab and navigate to the Security section. It is available under the Settings column.
  • Step 4: Check whether the Use SSL 2.0 and Use SSL 3.0 checkboxes are selected.
  • Step 5: If the checkboxes are disabled, enable them and click OK.
  • Step 6: Uncheck the 'Check for server certificate revocation' checkbox and click the Apply button.
  • Step 7: Click OK and close the Internet Explorer window.
  • Step 8: Launch the Windows Live Mail app and check if the problem has been resolved.
  • Step 9: If the problem Windows live mail certificate error is persists, remove and read your email account with proper server settings.