Introduction: Installing an SSL Certificate in Windows 7
Sometimes websites have non-trusted security certificates that you want to trust. In order to do this you'll have to install these certificates in Windows. Let's start:
- Make sure the certificate file came from a trusted source.
- Double click the certificate file (*.cer)
Step 1: Click Install Certificate...
Step 2: Click Next
Step 3: Select "Place All Certificates in the Following Store" and Click Browse
Step 4: If It's a Root CA Certificate Select "Trusted Root Certification Authorities" If It's a Certificate for a Webserver (e.g. Www.mydomain.com) Select "Trusted Publishers". Click OK.
Step 5: Click Next
Step 6: Click Finish
Step 7: If It's a Root CA Answer Yes to the Question "Do You Want to Install This Certificate?"
Step 8: You're Done
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