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Signing ActiveX component

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I have an ActiveX component that I want to display on a webpage. I can create both a .lic or a .lpk file. The problem is that the .lic isn't intended for the internet and the .lpk only seem to work on local paths.
So the question is: How do I make my ActiveX component not require the user to lower his/her security to install the component.
No workarounds, must be done within the html document and has to work when the document is located on a http server.
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henry3 earned 120 total points
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When you set "web Deployment" options,
you should select General Options / use CAB file compression.
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by:PetriWork
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Ok, will try that
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by:PetriWork
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This does not help much, works when you keep it locally but you still need to lower your security to be able to view it over the internet.
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Ok, I've solved it I believe and here's the solution for those wo are interested:

For a licensing tool:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/downloads/tools/authenticode/authcode.asp

For internet licensing:
http://www.verisign.com
http://www.thawte.com
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Led me on the right track but the answear wasn't really correct.
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