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File Download - Security Warning - Windows XP

Hi

I have a web page - in that i give a link to exe file. When the user
clicks on the link the exe is supposed to be downloaded and executed in the
user's system. (I am not writing any malicious code or virus )

However, when i try to download that executable a messagebox with prompts
as follows:

==================================

Title: File Download - Security Warning

Name: Setup.exe

From: localhost

Buttons: [Run] [Save] [Cancel]

While files from internet can be useful, this file type can potentially
harm your computer. If you do not trust the source, do not run or save this
software. (link: ) What's the risk?

================================

I don't want to display this messagebox. I got the information like, I need
to "Digitally sign" my executable - so that the user can trust the Digital
Certificate and its publisher. I am ready to buy any digital certificate
from any CA such as Verisign etc. Anyway, Before that to make sure, I tried
with sample certificates generated using "makecert.exe" and "cert2spc.exe"
and other tools. They have mentioned like these sample certificates work in
intranet. However, still the warning pops up. I am not able to stop that.
This happens only in the Windows XP - SP 2 systems.

Few other links i found to create sample digital certificates:

http://winfx.msdn.microsoft.com/libr...a0c408cf0d.asp

http://winfx.msdn.microsoft.com/libr...a9b542d11d.asp

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/de...akecertexe.asp

http://www.source-code.biz/snippets/vbasic/3.htm

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...displaylang=EN

I don't know what I am doing wrong. All I want is to get rid of that warning.

I hope this forum can help me in this regard.

Regds

Sri.

Jul 21 '05 #1
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