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How to use a code signing certificate with Delphi application

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Hi,

I'm about to buy a code signing certificate for my Delphi app.
But before I do so, I would like to know if it can easily be used/integrated on a Delphi app.

Can anybody tell me:
1. What would be a good (cheap) place to obtain a certificate?
    (there are a lot of options: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms995347.aspx)
2. How exactly is a Delphi application code-signed?
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You will be able to sign resulting .exe file by using special utility like signtool.exe. Here is describing how to do it:

http://www.wiscocomputing.com/articles/code-signing.htm
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Found some very nice build-in wizard for signtool.exe:
signtool.exe signwizard
See also:
http://poweradmin.se/blog/2010/03/07/the-wizard-in-signtool-exe-digital-signing-for-dummies/
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This leaves only my first question open...
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I believe it the most cheap is
commodo 166 Euro
http://www.instantssl.com/code-signing/
or
godaddy $199.99/y
http://www.godaddy.com/gdshop/ssl/signing.asp?ci=13314

Also you can try to find coupons for that
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Thanks again....
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