Logical certificate stores organize certificates in logical, functional categories for users, computers, and services. The use of logical certificate stores eliminates the need to store duplicates of common public key objects, such as trusted root certificates, certificate trust lists (CTLs), and certificate revocation lists (CRLs) for users, computers, and services.

Users or local Administrators is the minimum group membership required to complete this procedure. Review the details in "Additional considerations" in this topic.

To display certificates by logical certificate stores
  1. Open the Certificates snap-in for a user, computer, or service.

  2. In the console tree, click Certificates – Current, Certificates – (Local Computer), or Certificates – Service.

  3. On the View menu, click Options.

  4. Under Organize view mode by, click Logical certificate stores, and then click OK. The Logical Store Name column heading will appear in the details pane.

Additional considerations

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