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Hello,
i'm using Thawte's certificate to sign an EXE, it signs teh exe but upon running the exe its still showing the "Unknow Publisher" instead of My company name, and the warning message

Windows can not verify the certificate.

any one who can help me please... also see this link, but i want to solve this problem using signtool.exe .
http://www.snipitron.com/craiglurey/Thawte_code_signing_certificate 
i have used the same method for another certificate to sign the exes and they are fine.

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If you're running Internet Explorer 7, this could help...
http://forums.microsoft.com/MSDN/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=1447900&SiteID=1
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Hi ieciep,

I had the same problem, this info on the Thawte site worked for me:

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Before following any of instructions below, first go to the following link and download the zip file containing all the Thawte Root Certificates:
http://www.thawte.com/roots/index.html

Once downloaded extract the "Thawte Code Signing CA" Intermediate certificate, then right click the .cer file and choose "Install Certificate" to install it the local machine. This certificate needs to be installed on the machine used for code signing as it is needed in the code signing process.

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This was taken from http://search.thawte.com/thawte/solutionDisplay.do;jsessionid=6F63579346D7AE6B2FB4C0C6509919D2?clusterName=DefaultCluster&groupId=1&docType=1006&docProp=$solution_id&docPropValue=vs26925&gotoLink=0&resultType=5002&directSolutionLink=1

Cheers, Sam
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