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I am cleaning up the certificate stores on my Windows machines, and considering which certificates I should keep, and which ones I should delete.

Why does a fresh install of Windows Server 2012 R2 come with certificates such as these:

Expired Certs

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Considering that these certificates expired back when I was in high school, what could they possibly be good for? Why would they still be included with the operating system 15 years later?

I am cleaning up the certificate stores on my Windows machines, and considering which certificates I should keep, and which ones I should delete.

Why does a fresh install of Windows Server 2012 R2 come with certificates such as these:

Expired Certs

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Considering that these certificates expired back when I was in high school, what could they possibly be good for? Why would they still be included with the operating system 15 years later?

I am cleaning up the certificate stores on my Windows machines, and considering which certificates I should keep, and which ones I should delete.

Why does a fresh install of Windows Server 2012 R2 come with certificates such as these:

Expired Certs

Considering that these certificates expired back when I was in high school, what could they possibly be good for? Why would they still be included with the operating system 15 years later?

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Why does Windows Ship with Expired SSL Certificates?

I am cleaning up the certificate stores on my Windows machines, and considering which certificates I should keep, and which ones I should delete.

Why does a fresh install of Windows Server 2012 R2 come with certificates such as these:

Expired Certs

(Open image in new browser tab for full size)

Considering that these certificates expired back when I was in high school, what could they possibly be good for? Why would they still be included with the operating system 15 years later?