I work in a enterprise environment and I often hear the use of the "Windows Key Store" to store various keys including symmetric. I do understand there is a "Windows Certificate Store" which as the name suggests stores certificates and can be accessed under MMC.
1) Is there a difference between the WKS and WCS?
2) Where is the Windows Key Store and how can it be used by applications to store symmetric keys and get them programmatically upon usage?
3) Any useful walkthroughs or online documents that may shed some light on the above?