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Active Directory Certificate Services (Public Key Services) not visible.

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When you install an enterprise certification authority (CA), you must be logged on as a user who is a member of the Enterprise Admins group. This is because certificate templates, along with other required public key infrastructure (PKI) elements, are installed in Active Directory® Domain Services (AD DS) in the Configuration naming context. The following figure shows the specific containers installed in AD DS.

How to Disable User Name and Initials on First Run of Office 2007

We can disable "user name and initials" pop up prompt for the first time using below script codes. Save this script in ".cmd" format and run it , should not  prompt anymore. If you want to disable for all users , try to save in user log on settings.

Reg Add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Common\General /v ShownOptIn /t REG_DWORD /d 1
Reg Add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Office\Common\UserInfo /v Company
Reg Add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Office\Common\UserInfo /v UserName /d "%UserName%"
Reg Add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Office\Common\UserInfo /v UserInitials /d %UserName:`0,1%


References:  1.http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/System_Utilities/Remote_Access/Citrix/Q_27699337.html
2. http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/4a0610ae-e6b9-47ff-a4dd-fef2b7b25074/disabling-please-enter-your-full-name-and-initials-below?forum=officesetupdeployprevious
3. http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Office_Productivity/Office_Suites/MS_Office/Q_2410792…

Enterprise CA option is greyed out / unavailable

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Many times, when installing Active Directory Certificate Services they cannot choose to install Enterprise Certification Authority, because it’s unavailable as in following picture: