How to Install PersonalSign with Windows Certificate Importer (WCI)

Mar 23, 2023

How to Install PersonalSign with Windows Certificate Importer (WCI)


This article provides step-by-step instructions for installing PersonalSign Certificate using Windows Certificate Importer (WCI). If this is not the solution you are looking for, please search for your solution in the search bar above.


You can watch the following video for a tutorial.  


Or, you can follow the step by step guidelines below.


  1. Start by locating the certificate file, which you have downloaded using the previous download procedure
  2. Right-click the certificate file and select ' Install PFX '

    importwzrd 1.JPG
  3. The Certificate Download Import Wizard will appear. Check the setting provided and click 'Next'
  4. The step promts you to select the certificate file you want to import. The correct file should automatically be provided,however you can browse for another file needed.

    importwizard 2.JPG
  5. At this step , you are asked for the certificate Private Key Password. This is the same as the " Certificate Password " you created when downloading the certificate.​​​​​​​
  6. If you tick the " Enable strong Private Key Protection" box, you will be prompted for the " Certificate Private Key" Password everytime you will use the certificate

    ​​​​​​​importwizrd 3.JPG
  7. We recommend you to tick the " Mark this key as exportable" box, ensuring that you can move/ export / copy the certificate including its private jey at a later date.

    importwzard 4.JPG
  8. We also recommend that you leave the " Inclued all extended properyies " box ticked.
  9. We recommend you to let the Certificate Import Wizard determinse the best place for the import.

    ( A quick recap of the details specified is new provided)

    importwzrd 6.JPG
  10. Click " Finish" to finalise the certifcate import procedure.
  11. The Certificate Import Wizard will confirm " Import was successful " and hit " Ok "

    imortwzrd 7.JPG​​​​​​​

Related Articles

GlobalSign System Alerts

View recent system alerts.

View Alerts

Atlas Discovery

Scan your endpoints to locate all of your Certificates.

Sign Up

SSL Configuration Test

Check your certificate installation for SSL issues and vulnerabilities.

Contact Support