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EMET 5.2 certificate pinning does not work in Windows 10

Q: EMET 5.2 certificate pinning does not work in Windows 10

I cannot get EMET 5.2 certificate pinning to work in Windows 10.
When I test it by pinning an invalid Root CA certificate to the website, EMET does not block website access in Windows 10 like it does in Windows 8.1
Has EMET certificate pinning been disabled in Windows 10 ? If so, has this functionality been superceded by a better technique ?

I have searched high and low, and this is the only anecdotal reference to this I can find:
"Windows 10 does not use certificate pinning, means someone can easily apply a man-in-the-middle-attack for each Microsoft cloud-access for example"

..... Para Dox
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So don't send me this -->

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A:pinning programs on superbar doesn't work

Sounds like corruption

Go to search, type cmd

Then right click and run as administrator

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Eye Gee

A:Unable to Install Root CA Certificate - Certificate cannot be verified up to a trusted certificate authority.

May the following workarounds work for you:
Workaround 1:
Modify the Windows settings to allow the Update Root Certificate feature to update the root certificates automatically. For details, see the following Microsoft TechNet article:
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I am not 100 % sure, but I think HitmanPro.Alert addresses the issues cited for 64-bit.

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Many programs are listed in C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Menu Start\Programs
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with elevation of privilege.
Event id 1000
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A:Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) for Windows 10

Hi Brink.
Downloaded Emet, problem encountered, could no longer open Internet Explorer. though Edge was unaffected.
See attachment.

Rectified by uninstalling Emet
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A:PKF certificate missing after new certificate was installed

Under "Content" in Internet Options, are all your certificates there? Mine are. Either your Admin. or the issuer should have your answer. Some PKFs are not compatible with all OSs or Browsers. Try downloading certificates to Firefox or Chrome and see if that works.
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See if the following helps: Using digital IDs to sign or encrypt Windows Mail messages.

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A:Solved: Windows certificate store & EFS

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A:Pinning, etc.

Quote: Originally Posted by wjt

according to the windows 7 booklet, right clicking any program should show "Pin to taskbar". In my case, I just see the standard window options:delete,send to, etc. with no mention of pin at all. I have had nothing but problems since downloading 7 several days ago. eg: "backup" fails to complete; Windows repair disc will not open, I have tried installing the windows 7 installation disc following the instructions exactly, this will not open either. Has anyone any suggestions?

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Maybe uncheck this and see if it still does it.

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Hello there.

Are you pinning a Shorcut to the taskbar? grab directly the executable:

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OK - sorry. As soon as I posted this, I went back to Google and read somewhere online that changing your date/time settings can affect the Mail app's certificate verification and I was fiddling with my clock yesterday. There's a "real time" oriented PC game that I play and I was trying to speed it up.    I guess I won't do that any more...  
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A:Windows prompt to "Back up your encryption certificate and key

The prompt suggests you have select to encrypt some files using the windows built-in encryption, to avoid losing your files Windows advise you to create a backup of the encryption key...
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your wireless router is not setup for certificate security.


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A:Pinning to Start

Quote: Originally Posted by markg2

1. Why do some have the option and others not?

2. How do I get Window's Update to stick on Start?

1. System design

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A:Pinning Issues

Hello Smeg, and welcome to Seven Forums.

See if this may help. Unpin both iTunes icons on the taskbar. Now open iTunes, and right click on the icon on the taskbar for it and click on "Pin this program to taskbar" instead of from the shortcut.

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A:Pinning to taskbar

OmaW welcome to Sevenforums,

This happens every time when browser history (cookies in particularly) is deleted.

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Drag folder to the explorer icon on taskbar and it will be pined there.
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A:Movie pinning?

Quote: Originally Posted by ste20man

Hi all.

I have on the taskbar of my screen a folder that takes me to things I have recently done or used and I also have pinned things in the folder so that when I right click it it gives me the option of going straight to stuff like 'Music' , 'Vuze Downloads' and 'Downloads.

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The problem is is that I have recently unpinned my 'Movies' folder and I do not know how to pin it back.

Can anyone help me out on this, I'd be grateful.

Cheers, all the best, Ste.

Can you post a screenshot of your taskbar please.

If this is a toolbar then you need to find the "Movies" folder and put it in the toolbar folder.

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Are you able to drag the tab of the webpage and pull it over to the taskbar to stick it there?:

Taskbar - Pin or Unpin a Program - tutorial created by Brink
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A:Pinning To Taskbar

Hello Gatewaya, and welcome to Eight Forums.

It depends on what favicon is used by the site for what icon the URL shortcut will have on the middle of it's page icon. I have a icon for Nationwide bank for me, so you might see if deleting your temporary internet files and history and reloading the site may help.

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Jump Lists - Pin or Unpin Items - Windows 7 Help Forums
Hope this helps,