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How to install Windows 10 root certificates

Root certificates are public key certificates that your browser can use to determine whether communication with a website is genuine and depends on whether the issuing authority is trustworthy and whether the digital certificate is still valid. If a digital certificate is not from a trusted authority, you will receive an error message stating that a problem with this website's security certificate is present. The browser may be blocking communication with the website.

Windows 10 has built-in certificates and updates them automatically. However, you can manually add more root certificates from certification authorities (CAs) to Windows 10. There are numerous certification bodies, of which Comodo and Symantec are among the best known.

How do I add Windows 10 root certificates manually?

  1. Install certificates from trusted certification authorities
  2. Install certificates using the Microsoft Management Console

Method 1: Install certificates from trusted certification authorities

Here's how you can add digital certificates to Windows 10 from trusted certification authorities.

  1. First, you need to download a root certificate from a certification authority. For example, you can download one from the GeoTrust site.
  2. Then open the local security policy in Windows by pressing the key combination "Win" + R and entering "secpol.msc" in the Run text field. Note that Windows 10 Home Edition does not include the Local Security Policy Editor.
  3. Then click on Public key guidelines and Validation checks for certificate paths to open the Properties window of the Validation open for certificate paths.
  4. Click the Stores tab, and activate You that Check box Define these policy settings .
  5. Choose the User-certified root certification authorities option for checking certificatesallow and Allow users to trust the peer trust certificatesif they are not already selected.
  6. You should also check the box Root Certification Authorities of Third party providers and Corporate Root Certification Authorities Select and then the buttons Take > OK Press to confirm the selected settings.
  7. Then press the Win key + R hotkey and enter "certmgr.msc" in the Run text field to open the window shown in the snapshot directly below. This is the certification manager that lists your digital certificates.

  8. click on Trusted Root Certification Authorities and right click Certificatesto open a context menu.
  9. Select in the context menu All tasks > Importto open the window shown below.

  10. Click the button Further, click on Search, and select the digital certificate master file stored on your hard drive.
  11. click again on Furtherto select the option Certificate store automatically based on the certificate type choose to select .
  12. You can then click Further > Complete click to complete the import wizard. A window will open confirming that the import was successful.

Method 2: Install certificates using Microsoft Management Console

  1. You can also add digital certificates to Windows using the Microsoft Management Console. Press the Win key + R hotkey and enter "mmc" in Run to open the following window.

  2. click on file and choose Then add / remove snap-insto open the window in the snapshot below.

  3. Next you should Certificates select and click on the Click the Add button .
  4. A Certificates snap-in window will open where you can Computer account > Local account Select and the button Complete can press to close the window.
  5. Then click the button in the Add or Remove Snap-in window OK .
  6. Now you can Certificates Select and right-click in the MMC console window Trusted Root Certification Authorities click ( please refer below).

  7. You can then click on All tasks > Import Click to open the Certificate Import Wizard window, where you can add the digital certificate to Windows.

Now you have installed a new trusted root certificate in Windows 10. You can add many more digital certificates to this operating system and other Windows platforms in a similar manner. Just make sure the third party digital certificates are from trusted certification authorities like GoDaddy, DigiCert, Comodo, GlobalSign, Entrust and Symantec.