To install the certificate in Internet Explorer on Windows Vista and Windows 7 please follow these instructions.
When you click on the certificate (see link below) a window will open asking you if you want to download or open the file. Select Open this file from its current location and click on OK.
At this point a warning appears that a website wants to run content on your computer, and that a program will open outside of protected mode. The program is Crypto Shell Extensions and the publisher is Microsoft Windows. Click on Allow to continue.
Now you need to accept the certificate for use with various services. Please click on Next>.
Select Place all certificates in the following store and click Browse. In the box that pops up choose Trusted Root Certification Authorities and click OK. Then click on Next>.
To finish click on Finish. You will see one final confirmation screen. Please confirm that the Subject says that it is issued to the The University of Edinburgh and that the Thumbprint (sha1) is:
DF4CF9AF 8E32571E 4808BE6A F46B2E09 4DCB7948
Now click on Yes and a window saying that the certificate was installed should pop up. Click on OK when it does. You may now close the certificate window.
This article was published on Nov 28, 2012