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Another Adobe “Certificate Authentication Failed”

Posted by William Diaz on January 14, 2012


In an earlier post, I was encountering cases where the latest Adobe Flash Player web installer was intentionally being interrupted during download by a third party web filtering host, which resulted in “Internal error… ABORT: Certificate authentication failed, please re-install to correct the problem. (/0)”.

In my latest encounter, I was asked to look at a friends laptop that produced a similar but shorter error: “Host. Certificate authentication failed
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