"unknown publisher" under Windows Vista
devin_asay at byu.edu
Fri Mar 23 12:17:46 CDT 2007
On Mar 23, 2007, at 11:03 AM, Chris Sheffield wrote:
> After building my standalone, which is sort of a launcher app for
> my main installer, and running it under Windows Vista, I get the
> security warning that tells me the publisher for the exe is
> unknown. Anyone know how I can make it "known"? As far as I can
> tell, I've filled in all the pertinent information in the
> standalone builder, but nothing seems to take care of the problem.
> I noticed that Rev's latest installer does not produce this
> warning, as the publisher appears to be "known". I've looked at the
> properties for my exe and for the Rev installer and, as far as I
> can tell, they've both got the same information. Theirs produces
> the normal "A program needs your permissions to continue" dialog,
> while mean produces a "An unidentified program wants access to your
> computer" dialog.
> Anyone run into this? I get this warning with other applications I
> use, mostly those that are older and haven't yet been updated for
"You are pointing out Vista's flaws. Cancel or Allow?"
Sorry, couldn't resist. :-)
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