Re: Generating my own Software Publisher Certificate

From: David Cross [MS] (
Date: 07/15/04

Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2004 04:58:58 -0700

Just enroll for a "code signing" certificate using that template.

David B. Cross [MS]
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"Simo" <> wrote in message
> Hi,
> I'm trying to figure out how to generate my own Software Publisher
Certificate using Windows 2003 Certificate Services.
> The result i'm aiming for are spc and pvk files that I can then go and
sign my .net assemblies and Macro code.
> As a bit of background I'm the single developer in a small office. I write
a lot of .net code used with Excel and I need to get rid of the annoying
"Enable Macros" buttons for our own code.
> I know I could purchase an SPC from verisign, etc but this seems pointless
for my situation as the only people that will be using this code is
ourselves and we trust ourselves.
> Naturaly, I'm also the domain admin, local admin, server admin & whatever
else you can be admin of.
> Any help would be much appreciated.