Exporting Your BITS Digi-ID™ from the Windows Certificate Store

Exporting Client Certificate from Windows Certificate Store

On the original PC, where the BITS Digi-ID™ is currently installed, follow these steps:

  • Open Microsoft Internet Explorer Browser
  • Click the 'Tools' menu, then select 'Internet Options'
  • Switch to 'Contents' tab
  • Click the 'Certificates' button
  • Switch to 'Personal' tab and select the BITS Digi-ID™ you need to export
  • Click the 'Export' button
  • Click the 'Next' button when the export wizard appears
  • Select 'Yes, export the private key' and click 'Next'.
  • Select 'Personal Information Exchange - PKCS#12(.pfx)' option and select option 'Include all certificates in the certification path if possible' and click 'Next'.
  • Enter and confirm a password which will be used for the encryption of the exported private key and certificate
  • Type a file name and choose a path (e.g. My Documents) that the certificate will be exported too and click 'Next'.
  • Click 'Finish'.
  • When using the Digi-Seal™ system at BITS, you will be required to Browse to the location of the BITS Digi-ID™ Digital Signature you saved as a .PFX file (e.g. My Documents)
  • You will also need to enter the password that you used when saving the BITS Digi-ID™ Digital Signature as a .PFX file