IX509EndorsementKey::RemoveCertificate method (certenroll.h)

Removes an endorsement certificate related to the endorsement key from the key storage provider. You can only call the RemoveCertificate method after the Open method has been successfully called.


HRESULT RemoveCertificate(
  [in] EncodingType Encoding,
  [in] BSTR         strCertificate


[in] Encoding

An EncodingType enumeration value that specifies the type of Unicode-encoding applied to the endorsement certificate. The default value is XCN_CRYPT_STRING_BASE64.

[in] strCertificate

The certificate to remove from the store.

Return value

If this method succeeds, it returns S_OK. Otherwise, it returns an HRESULT error code.


Only non-manufacturer certificates can be removed from the key storage provider.


Target Platform Windows
Header certenroll.h
DLL Certenroll.dll

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