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Consider the following scenario. You are using Internet Explorer 9 on a Windows 7 machine to connect to a web site that require client certificates. The web site resides in an Internet Explorer security zone that does not have protected mode enabled. When you browse to the site you are prompted with a dialogue box to choose a client certificate to send to the website. If you click the “Click here to view certificate properties” link in the Confirm Certificate or the Select Certificate Windows Security dialogs, Internet Explorer becomes unresponsive.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article, and is currently investigating the problem further. More details will be published in this article once they become available.
To work around this problem, enable Protected Mode for the zone that the web site belongs to. To do so, follow these steps:
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