A hotfix is available to view or print the digitally signed InfoPath 2007 form when the form's digital certificate expires

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INTRODUCTION
This article discusses a hotfix which is available to view or print the digitally signed InfoPath 2007 form when the form's digital certificate expires.

More information
When you complete a form that is based on an InfoPath 2007 form template, and then you sign the form by using a valid digital certificate, the form is not changed. If you want to view or print the form when the digital certificate expires, install hotfix 956314. Then, to enable the hotfix, add the AllowExpiredCertOnXmlValidate registry entry. To do this, follow these steps.
  1. Install hotfix 956314.For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    956314 Description of the InfoPath 2007 hotfix package (Ipeditor.msp, Infopath.msp): August 26, 2008
  2. Add the AllowExpiredCertOnXmlValidate registry entry to enable the hotfix.

    To have us enable the hotfix for you, go to the "Fix it for me" section. To enable the hotfix yourself, go to the "Let me fix it myself" section.

    Fix it for me

    To enable the hotfix automatically, click the Fix itbutton or link. Click Runin the File Downloaddialog box, and then follow the steps in the Fix it wizard.




    Note This wizard may be in English only; however, the automatic fix also works for other language versions of Windows.

    Note If you are not on the computer that has the problem, you can save the automatic fix to a flash drive or to a CD, and then you can run it on the computer that has the problem.

    Next, go to the "Did this fix the problem?" section.


    Let me fix it myself

    Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    322756 How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
    Add the AllowExpiredCertOnXmlValidate registry entry. To do this, follow these steps:
    1. Exit the 2007 Office programs.
    2. Start Registry Editor.
      • In Windows Vista, click Start the Start button, type regedit in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.

        User Account Control If you are prompted for an administrator password or for confirmation, type the password, or provide confirmation.
      • In Windows XP, click Start, click Run, type regedit in the Open box, and then click OK.
    3. Locate and then click the following registry subkey:
      HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\InfoPath\Security
    4. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD Value.
    5. Type AllowExpiredCertOnXmlValidate, and then press ENTER.
    6. Right-click AllowExpiredCertOnXmlValidate, and then click Modify.
    7. In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.
    8. Exit Registry Editor.


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Article ID: 957306 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 02:40:28 - Revision: 10.0

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