Friday, April 24, 2015

How to delete Digital Certificates from Other People, Intermediate Certification Authorities, Trusted Root Certification Authorities etc.

If you want to delete the Digital Certificate from browser/system which is installed in the Personal folder then you can easily delete it by the process given in below link:


But if you want to delete the Digital Certificates from Other People, Trusted Root Certification Authorities, Intermediate Certification Authorities, Trusted People etc. then it is not possible by above process because you will get Remove button disabled when you try to remove the certificates from these folders.

Now, what to do to remove the certificates from these folders if required?
  • Press Windows Key + R at to open Run Command in Microsoft Windows. Type the command certmgr.msc and click on OK button.
  • It opens a new window Certificate Management Window which contains all the certificates installed in the system. You can see the installed certificates in right side by selecting the folders from left side.
  • If you want to delete a certificate from a particular folder then select that folder from left side and right click on the certificate shown in right side and after that click on delete to delete the certificate.
  • You will get an alert to delete the certificate, if you want to delete the certificate then click on Yes button and certificate will be deleted permanently.
  • You can also delete the multiple certificates by selecting them.

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