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Delete MIT Personal Certificates in Internet Explorer 7 or 8 on Windows XP

Warning: If you have used S/MIME for email encryption, you should export certificates, in order to retain a backup copy, before deleting them from the browser. See: [How can I tell if I've used S/MIME for email encryption?].
  1. In Internet Explorer, go to Tools > Internet Options. The following window will appear.
    Internet Options window

  2. Click Content to access the Content tab.
    Content tab

  3. Click Certificates. The Certificates window will appear.
    Certificates window

  4. Select any extra or expired certificates and click Remove. A warning will appear.
    Warning message

  5. Click Yes, and confirm that you have one, non-expired certificate.

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December 28, 2015

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