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- Set reminders for SSL expiration.
- Generate a certificate signing request.
- Buy and activate your new SSL certificate.
- Complete domain control validation.
- Install your new SSL certificate.
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How does the Microsoft root certificate update work?
For users running Windows, the root update package will update the list of root certificates on your computer to the list that Microsoft accepts as part of the Microsoft Root Certificate Program. The file is periodically updated to add or remove CA or root certificates from distribution by the Program.
Is there a way to automatically update the certificates?
In the details pane, double-click Certificate Path Validation Settings. Click the Network Recovery tab, select Define these policy settings, and then clear the Automatically update certificates in Microsoft Root Certificate Program (recommended) check box. Click OK, and then close the Local Group Policy Editor.
Where can I find a list of trusted root certificates?
All versions of Windows have a built-in feature to automatically update root certificates from Microsoft websites. As part of Microsoft’s Trusted Root Certificates program, MSFT maintains and publishes a list of certificates for Windows clients and devices in its online repository.
What to do if your certificate chain is incomplete?
To fix the problem, you will need to disable the use of the root certificate which prevents the creation of a proper certificate chain. Follow the steps below: Press Win+R, type mmc and click OK to open the Microsoft Management Console. Make sure you are logged in as administrator.
How often do I need to update my Windows root certificate?
Before you apply this update, learn more about this update and review the prerequisites in this article. The Windows Root Certificate Program enables trusted root certificates to be automatically distributed in Windows. Typically, a client computer polls for root certificate updates once a week.
How to update the list of root certificates in Windows XP?
In Windows XP, the rootsupd.exe utility was used to update the computer’s root certificates. The list of root and revoked certificates was updated regularly. The utility was distributed as a separate update KB931125 (Update for Root Certificates).
How to disable the automatic update of the root certificate?
The Turn off automatic updating of root certificates policy in Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> System -> Internet Communication Management -> Internet Communication Settings must be disabled or not configured.