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In Windows XP I can do the following actions via the UI:

Launch certmgr.msc. From then, select a certificate under Personal -> Certificates, click on properties and select "Disable (or enable) for all purposes."

How do I do the same from the command line? Probably via the registry, but without having to click through those interfaces.

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One can use the Certificate Manager Tool (Certmgr.exe) with the /delete parameter.

CertMgr is available as part of the Windows SDK, which you can download from http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?linkid=84091. Must be run as administrator.

An example of use :

certmgr -del -c -n "My Certificate Name" -s -r localMachine TrustedPublisher
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