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unknown publisher to run activex control

Posted on 2005-04-07
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Last Modified: 2008-01-09
dear sir ,
i made an activex control which downloads an exe file in the local user's computer and execute it but it works only on my laptop ,
if i tried it on another computer and after i permit to run the activex on my browser , it said unknown publisher ,
i didnt make a certificate because i dont know the steps to digitally sign the product , can you please help me with ?
i will be grateful
Question by:xodos
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by:Rich Rumble
ID: 13731895
They don't need to be signed trust me...

Accepted Solution

tmehmet earned 2000 total points
ID: 13741367
this link decribes how to do what you ask.


there is a link near the bottom of the page,  "Signing Code with Microsoft Authenticode Technology", just following but start at the link above becuase it has other important info that will be useful for creating secure activex

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