Is there really not a single free (basic) sign certificate? RRS feed

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  • It seems that you are obligated to buy a certificate in order for the users of your freeware(in my case) not to be scared from the smartscreen that pops up at running the unsigned EXE. Is it really that hard for VS to check the code (i don't know, maybe check that it does neither interact with any of the system's files that is executed nor does connect to the internet) and give a certificate to the application that is developed?

    Why one must buy a certificate for an open source that he created, especially when he is not a professional developer?

    • Moved by 宝宝徐 Friday, December 1, 2017 6:24 AM
    Thursday, November 23, 2017 11:46 AM

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  • >>Is there really not a single free (basic) sign certificate

    Forgive me if I misunderstood it.

    The free sign certificate for what? Visual Studio? Visual Studio Community Edition is totally free, it doesn't need any certificate.


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    • Edited by Fletch Zhou Friday, November 24, 2017 3:13 AM
    Friday, November 24, 2017 3:03 AM