What Is "certmgr.msc" on Windows 7

Q

What is "certmgr.msc" on Windows 7? What can I use it for?

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A

"certmgr.msc" is a predefined MMC (Microsoft Management Console) snap-in tool. "certmgr.msc" can be used as a GUI (Graphical User Interface) to manage certificates on a Windows system.

Functions supported in "certmgr.msc" are:

  • List all certificate stores on system.
  • List all certificates in each certificate store.
  • Dump the list of all certificates in a certificate store to a file.
  • Search for certificate in all certificate stores with a keyword.
  • Open a certificate in the Certificate Viewer.
  • Delete a certificate from a certificate store.
  • Export a certificate from a certificate store to a file.
  • Import a certificate from a certificate file to a certificate store.

"certmgr.msc" is stored in a file located at: "C:\Windows\System32\certmgr.msc" on a Windows 7 system.

 

Certificate Manager Console "certmgr.msc" on Windows

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