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Problem "How to":
Hi evryone! Question is how to trust a WPF application. To show e.g. on my app in .exe format, press right click on the mouse and select "Run as Administrator", and on Publisher show a "Unknown". I am wanted to switch Unknown to my publisher name e.g. "UKI COMPUTERS". How to this work?


What I have tried:

I'am tried a steps from this link. And not working certificate to trust.
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Updated 6-May-21 8:09am

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You need an authenticode certificate which you can buy.
Then use the Windows Signtool.exe to sign your executable.
More information here: Basics of Signing and Verifying code[^]

Although some articles may lead you to believe that everything should be strong signed, this is not necessary and can even cause problems when using other certificates or 3rd-party dll's.

Signtool can sometimes be hard to find, with every Windows version the location seems to change.
On my Windows 10 PC it is located in:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\10\App Certification Kit\signtool.exe
   
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Member 14986385 7-May-21 5:31am
   
RickZeeland, thank you very match!!!

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