Last Updated: 06 Feb 2020 21:19 by Robert Colbert
Created on: 31 Oct 2019 07:47
Type: Bug Report
Root certificate cannot be exported when Windows Desktop is with changed location

Describe the bug
When the location of the Windows Desktop is changed (e.g. like described here), the functionality for exporting the root certificate is not working.

To Reproduce
Steps to reproduce the behavior:

  1. Change the location of the Desktop on Windows OS
  2. Run Fidder Everywhere, ensure that Setting -> HTTPS -> Decrypt HTTPS traffic is checked
  3. Press Settings -> HTTPS -> Decrypt HTTPS traffic -> Export root certificate to Desktop
  4. Error message is shown in a tooltip:

Could not find a part of the path 'C:\Users<username>\Desktop\FiddlerRootCertificate.crt'.

Expected behavior
The certificate is exported.

Desktop (please complete the following information):

  • OS: Windows 10
1 comment
Robert Colbert
Posted on: 06 Feb 2020 21:19

If you create a "Desktop" folder in the expected location, the cert exports w/o error.

It would be better (and probably a very small code change) to simply prompt the user for a save location when you click the Export button instead of assuming a particular location exists.