Certificate to run the exe file RRS feed

  • Question

  • In my company newly setup web page , there is a .exe file to download and run it on windows , however the windows smartscreen deny to do that for the security reason , unless change the system security level to lower .

    Just would like to ask if there is any method that can run the .exe file without change system security level , for example , apply any certificate , does windows server may issue such certificate or I can find it from third-party ?

    Wednesday, August 15, 2018 5:03 AM

All replies

  • No, Microsoft doesn’t issue the certificate for third party software.

    You can turn off SmartScreen from Defender and IE, then check your .exe again.

    Also check this link below

    Windows Smartscreen security prevents download and install of software -- How to unblock an .EXE file -- Fugawi Marine 5

    Please Note: Since the website is not hosted by Microsoft, the link may change without notice. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this information.


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    Wednesday, August 15, 2018 8:52 AM
  • thanks reply ,

    I can not unlock it , the user is not our company staff , the file will be downloaded by external user .
    Wednesday, August 15, 2018 10:49 AM