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How Do I Get My Extended Validation SSL Certificate to Show the Green Bar in Internet Explorer 7 on XP?

In order for the Internet Explorer 7 running on Windows XP to display the green bar...

How Long Does it Take to Issue an Extended Validation SSL Certificate?

Once ALL necessary documentation has been submitted, an Extended Validation (EV) SSL...

Which Documentation Is Required in Order to Apply for an Extended Validation SSL Certificate?

Depending on the requesting corporation, a combination of the following documents must...

How Do I apply for an Extended Validation SSL Certificate?

In order to request an Extended Validation (EV) SSL certificate, you must submit a...

What Is a Verified Accountant Letter?

In some instances (but not in the context of domain control verification), a Verified...

To an Organization, What Is the Advantage of Having an EV SSL Certificate?

To an organization, the main advantage of having an EV SSL certificate is that...

What is the difference between an Extended Validation SSL Certificate and a High Assurance SSL Certificate?

The main difference between Extended Validation (EV) and High Assurance (HA) SSL...

What is an Extended Validation SSL Certificate?

An Extended Validation (EV) SSL certificate is a digital certificate issued in...

What Is a Certificate Approver?

A certificate approver is an individual who is authorized to approve certificate...

What Are the Benefits of an Extended Validation SSL Certificate?

In essence: The combination of a rigorous, standardized vetting process and new...

Can I Use Just a Registered DBA Name (i.e., Assumed Name or Trade Name) Instead of Legal Company Name When Applying for an Extended Validation SSL Certificate?

No. You must submit the verifiable and legally registered name of your organization...

How Are EV SSL-Secured Web Sites Displayed in Internet Browsers?

New versions of leading Internet browsers — starting with Internet Explorer 7...

Can I Upgrade an Existing High Assurance/Turbo SSL Certificate to an Extended Validation SSL Certificate?

If you wish to upgrade an existing SSL certificate to an Extended Validation (EV) SSL...

What Is a Verified Legal Opinion?

In order for the Certification Authority (CA) to process an Extended Validation SSL...

What Is the Validity Period of an Extended Validation SSL Certificate?

Extended Validation (EV) SSL certificates are available with one- or two-year validity.

What Is a Certificate Requestor?

A certificate requestor is the primary contact person representing the certificate...

What Is a Contract Signer?

A contract signer is an individual who is authorized to sign legal documents on behalf...

Which Browsers Support Extended Validation?

Currently, the following browser versions support the Extended Validation (EV) SSL...

Why Does Everyone Who Signs the Documents Have to Be Validated?

Only by thoroughly validating the identity and credentials of everyone involved in the...

What Is a Subscriber Agreement?

A Subscriber Agreement is a contract between the Certification Authority (CA) and the...

What Type of Organization Can Request an Extended Validation SSL Certificate?

Any incorporated or limited liability company which is legally registered in the U.S....

How Do I Install an Extended Validation SSL certificate?

An Extended Validation (EV) SSL certificate is installed just like any other SSL...

Renewing an EV SSL Certificate

To renew an expiring EV SSL certificate, you must purchase a certificate-renewal...

Can I Request an Extended Validation SSL Certificate for a Privately Registered Domain?

Yes, Extended Validation (EV) SSL Certificates can be requested and issued for...