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It is possible to see the CREN Root Certificate in your browser after you have downloaded it. It is also possible to verify that the certificate is valid. The way to do this is to check the fingerprints. Depending on which browser and operating system that you are using, you may see a variety of Thumbprints or Fingerprints in the browser. Some of the more popular browser and operating system combinations are listed below.

Fingerprints and Thumbprints
of the
CREN Root

Internet Explorer

Netscape

There are step by step instructions for Internet Explorer and Netscape posted at http://www.cren.net/crenca/crencapages/viewcert.html with screen shots for easy use.



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