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Windows Certificates - where is private key located?

In Windows 10: When I load a certficate into the "Current User" store, it puts a private key file here: C:\Users\[userID-A]\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Crypto\RSA\S-1-5-21-xxx\...
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pfx file encryption algorithm

This seems like it should easily documented but I am unable to find. My c# code does this to create a pfx file. X509Certificate2 cert = store.Certificates.Find(X509FindType.FindByThumbprint, ...
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Can a .pfx certificate file be shared between machines?

To access an API developed by a co-worker, he needed to whitelist my IP address and give me a certificate, which came in with the .pfx extension. I can access the API front-end just fine, but I cannot ...
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Which Algorithm should PFX file use to sign PDF document?

I exported localhost certificate in .PFX format with private key. I have to use this PFX file to sign PDF document. C# program was used to sign document and below error encountered when hitting this ...
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PFX file without import password?

Is it possible to create a pfx file without import password? Or is it possible to remove the import password from pfx file that I've already created?
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Dissecting and decrypting a .PFX file

Background: I have a .pfx file from a microsoft CA that some appliance dislikes, but openssl considers it valid. I can use openssl to rewrite the pkcs12 file, trimming away some unnecessary attributes....
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Creating a PFX File for Wildcard SSL Certificate

I am trying to install a Wildcard SSL Certificate in IIS on Windows Server. It only accepts the .pfx file format for importing & installing an SSL certificate for hosted applications. I got the ....
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Unable to get information from a PKCS certificate

I sniffed the communication between the client and the server using Wireshark, and I found out that during the handshake session, the client sends its certificate to the server. I've managed to get ...
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Is my .pfx file a keystore

I have a .pfx containing my server certificate for the HTTPS server, and the private key, protected by a password. Can we say that this file is a keystore? When I search keystore I only find ...
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How to convert my cert chain to PFX without a password

I am trying to enable an Azure Front Door instance on the front of my website using my EV cert (Extended Validation Certificate). However, from Azure Front Door Cert Instructions, Azure Front Door ...
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Giving a PFX cert to a 3rd party email service for DKIM?

My organization is working with a vendor that needs to send emails on our behalf. They want us to import a PFX certificate into a DKIM key. We want to understand the implications first. What ...
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Using Code signing certificate PFX on a different PC?

I've gone thru the steps to get a Code Signing Certificate from GoDaddy. Did the entire process and export to a PFX which I then use in Visual Studio 2015 for my solutions/projects. All good so far, ...
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Windows PFX certificate import: protect private key using virtualization-based security?

On Windows 10 v1803 (i.e. April 2018 update) when importing a PFX, an option like [ ] Protect private key using virtualization-based security (non-exportable) appears on the import wizard. What is ...
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What is the use of client.pfx and server.pfx?

When I am trying to call a third-party Api, I am given 3 files generated by the Api site: root.cer, client.pfx and server.pfx. I am using Windows system so I installed root.cert in Trusted Root ...
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Extract information about certificate from a .pfx file without the password

Im trying to find a way to retrieve specific information about a certificate (expiration date, fingerprint etc) without the need to provide the password to decrypt the private key. Just to be clear, ...
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Why does Encrypted Connection/HTTPS Scanning prevent user/personal certificate usage? [duplicate]

My company offers a product that utilizes a personal web certificate (pfx) as a secondary means to verify the user logging in (or more accurately, the computer). Most of the time, this works without ...
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How do I upgrade the encryption on my IIS-exported pfx file?

Having found out what encryption algorithm was used to encrypt my pfx file, using openssl, I now want to upgrade the pfx file to use the most secure algorithms available, rather than 40-bit rc2. How ...
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Which encryption algorithm is used in password protected *.pfx/PKCS 12 certificates?

As the title says, I can't find any resources on which encryption algorithm is used in *.pfx/PKCS 12 certificates that are password protected.