Self signing macros not working MS Office, Word 2010, 2013

Hello all,

I am seeing a lot of Macro viruses (back to the good old days, huh?) and trying to lock down MS Office.

Trying to add a self signed macro to my Word 2010,2013.

I am following the article from Microsoft:

https://support.office.com/en-za/article/Digitally-sign-your-macro-project-956e9cc8-bbf6-4365-8bfa-98505ecd1c01

When I try to run a Word Macro I get the message the Macros are disabled. In Word,

In the Trust Center,  I have selected Disable all macros except digitally signed macros.

 I have added the self signed certiicate to the Trusted-Root Certification Authorities.

I also get this BAR from Word:

SECURITY WARNING: Macros have been disabled (enable content)

which I obviously do not want to enable content and I do want the warning to show up.

What am I doing wrong?

Thanks
DT
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dronethoughtAsked:
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n2fcCommented:
Did you note the restriction on changes to the project after signing?

Also, did you sign the project correctly?
DrTribosCommented:
I had the same issue with an actual Code Signing cert. In my case I think I was trying to run the code on a server (relax folks, VM test env.). Worked on regular PCs though.

To get it working on the server i used trusted locations.
dronethoughtAuthor Commented:
Still not working
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DrTribosCommented:
@DT - do you mean to say:

Thanks for your comments. I tried adding a trusted location but I still get the yellow bar, and by the way this is a regular PC. Any other thoughts?

 Well... you could see if enabling all macros will work, if that still produces the yellow bar then at least you know there is a higher power involved.
dronethoughtAuthor Commented:
Enabling macros work. Defeats the purpose though.
DrTribosCommented:
I think you missed the point. It was a test. Having done that test you now know that it is not some global setting.
DrTribosCommented:
You said:
I also get this BAR from Word:

SECURITY WARNING: Macros have been disabled (enable content)

which I obviously do not want to enable content and I do want the warning to show up.

Why not? On the yellow bar,  To the left of the enable button, is some clickable text. Thick the text and go for the advanced options and elect to trust the publisher of the certificate.  That should give you the results you want.

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dronethoughtAuthor Commented:
Anyone?
DrTribosCommented:
Did you try my suggestion?
dronethoughtAuthor Commented:
The text is clickable? Will try it.
DrTribosCommented:
Some of the words, then you can navigate to the option to trust the publisher. It is under advanced options.
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