Following browsers support Code Signing certificates: IE 6.0+ and Safari.
Reset Internet Security options, should be set up as Default level: (Tools > Internet Options > Security Tab).
If the button is not active it means the default level is on.
Now you can purchase CS SSL.
Note: Product only works on the browser it was bought on. If you would like to use the certificate on different browser, the export certificate will be needed.
The error: -2146885628 with comment Certificate installation was unsuccesfull! means that this Code Signing certificate can only be installed on the same machine from where you applied.
Note: Do not install the codesigning certificate to a different machine, unless the private key has been backed up successfully.
The Private key will be stored in the default directory C:\mykey.pvk
Code Signing Certificate is a tool for any software publisher who wants to share applications and software via the Internet. It protects against all types of fraud that could harm the software and its author.
Using Authenticode and Code Signing Certificate, you can sign the following files:
Authenticode is used to sign the 32-bit files: .exe, .cab, .ocx, .class. If you want to distribute applications for programs such as: Internet Explorer, Exchange, Outlook, you should sign it with Authenticode.
There are 3 things which must be verified before issuance of a CS product: