Managing Your Certificates

For the most part, you can leave your certificates alone. Internet Explorer and Windows automatically take care of business and trouble you only when necessary. However, you might have occasion to examine and work with your certificates, particularly if you use personal certificates for e-mail, file encryption, and the like.

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If you use a browser other than Internet Explorer, you will need to manage certificates for that browser using its tools. The popular Firefox browser, for instance, keeps its own store of trusted root certificates and adds certificates to the store when you visit secure Web sites. To view and manage the Firefox certificate store, open the Firefox browser window, open the Tools menu, and click ...

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