All it does is ask Windows to confirm that each of the certificates is valid. The only difference between this and what Internet Explorer does as a matter of course is that you're asking Windows about the root certificate directly rather than asking it about a certificate chain leading to the root certificate. – Harry Johnston Jan 15 '16 at 0:11

Root Certificates Update This item updates the list root certificates on your computer to the latest list that is accepted by Microsoft as part of the Microsoft Root Certificate Program. Adding additional root certificates to your computer enables a greater range of security enhanced Web browsing, encrypted e-mail, and security enhanced code Update Root Certificates via WSUS : sysadmin Oct 22, 2008 windows 7 - How to set Group Policy "Turn Off Automatic To turn off Automatic Root Certificates Update via Local Group Policy Editor: Click Start, and then click Run. Type gpedit.msc, and then click OK. If the User Account Control dialog box appears, confirm that the action it displays is what you want, and then click Continue. What are Root Certificates, and why do I need to update them?

Is there an API to pre-retrieve the list of trusted root

update-ca-certificates is a program that updates the directory /etc/ssl/certs to hold SSL certificates and generates ca-certificates.crt, a concatenated single-file list of certificates.. It reads the file /etc/ca-certificates.conf. Each line gives a pathname of a CA certificate under /usr/share/ca-certificates that should be trusted. Root Certificates Update

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Update for Root Certificates for Windows XP recalled on 3 Mar 26, 2014