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Windows 10 Defender complains about unkown publisher

Program4fun's profile image Program4fun posted 2 months ago in General Permalink

Hi.

When I run the nightly-build installers, Windows 10 Defender blocks the installation.

Only if I press 'Weitere informationen' I can run the installation.

With last stable release HeidiSQL_10.3.0.5771_Setup.exe the Windows Defender does not complain.

Best regards Program4fun

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ansgar's profile image ansgar posted 2 months ago Permalink

Yes, that's due to a missing code signing certificate in the exe files. Such a certificate costs quite a few euros, and the benefit is not so high. At least there are very few users reporting about that. Even I posted this myself as issue #152. Feel free to post some more input there if you have some.

With last stable release HeidiSQL_10.3.0.5771_Setup.exe the Windows Defender does not complain.

Oh, it should, as there is no certificate in it

Program4fun's profile image Program4fun posted 2 months ago Permalink

OK, I suspected something like that. I can live with it. Thank you for your prompt reply.

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