"makecert.exe -ss" - Create New System Certificate Store


How to create a new system certificate store using the "makecert.exe" command?

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Yes, "makecert.exe" command is powerful. You can create a new system certificate store if you specify the "-ss store" option with a new store name as shown in this tutorial.

1. Run the following command to create a new certificate and save it into a new system store called "TestStore":

"\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\sdk\v2.0\bin\makecert.exe" 
-n "CN=Lucy Dews" -ss TestStore


2. Run the "certmgr.msc" tool to see the new store, "TestStore":
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