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SELFCERT.EXE for Office XP

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Can anyone email me a copy of selfcert.exe for Office XP?

Quite urgent.

Mail: <e-mail edited per http:help.jsp#hi99>

Regards

bukko
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Thanks, all.

I don't have my Office installation CD to hand, but I need the file quite urgently.

Any suggestions?

bukko
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Hmm.. I would guess you should make some more efforts in getting your CD from MS if you had lost ..

Maynot be correct to email you offline sending you the file through email

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All,

I understand issues with Piracy, etc., but I have a legitimate copy of Office.

It would be really helpful if someone could mail me the file.

Thanks

bukko
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Then borrow a cd-rom somewhere, as long as you have a valid licence, you're allowed to do that.

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Thanks; I know this but it isn't possible right now.

You're also allowed to email me a copy of the file, as the EE restrictions on email addresses are to prevent unfair collusion, not solutions. Plus the file is distributed with Office anyway.

If you guys can't do this, I will wait until I am able to refer to my install CD and I'll cancel the question.
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We told you how to get it, sending it through e-mail isn't a valid solution. You're trying to bend the rules.

If you don't like it, it's not really my problem is it? But my solution is valid.
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All,

I know how to get the file from the CD. This was never the problem.
At the time I asked the question, I needed the file urgently and thought it would be easier if someone could mail it. Apparently not.
I am not trying tio bend any rules; surely the spirit is what counts rather than the letter? Suggest a moderator give a view on this.

Re: "If you don't like it, it's not really my problem is it? But my solution is valid."

Your solution is not valid for the question asked, but thanks for your helpful suggestions anyway.
I agree this is not your problem. I am not sure what your problem is, though.

Suggest a points split, unless anyone disagrees?
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well if no one answered your question, you can always try for a refund, its up to you, depending on how generous you feel
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oh, dear, I actually didnt see that from LucF otherwise I wouldnt of posted it
I got that comment from the Microsoft website, when I was checking where I could download it, it wasnt LucF's page though
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ok. but I shall be more careful in my reading next time

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All,

no probs.
The intent was to distribute all the points among all the contributors. I've been here before and didn't want to annoy any particular individual.
What do you mean by "giving the lowest possible grade"? How else could I have split points? They couldn't all have 500.
I awarded C grades as the question was not answered satifactorilly. I needed a file urgently and no-one provded it, which I can understand as they had issues with possible collusion and/or piracy. The urgency then went away as I was able to access the original media.
Nothing should be gleaned from the accepted answer. I had to accept one or other. Would you prefer this was changed?

Just a suggestion, but maybe you should review whether particular answers supplied are helpful or self-serving. Then decide how YOU would have awarded points.

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bukko

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Netminder,

I thought that's what I did!
Who didn't get any points?

For a satifactory answer, i.e.: one which helped, I would have given an A.

bukko
Thanks - you reminded me that I can get any old Office install CD.  Now to find one.  Really curious that it doesn't exist anywhere for download though. I mean NOwhere that I can find.
It is not just a simple matter to download SelfCert.exe. You also need some other programs (MakeCert.exe for one) and various registry settings to create a certificate. I tried copying the SelfCert.exe from a PC with full office to one which has just Small Business Edition, and copying the modules didn't let me produce a certificate.
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