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Windows Defender "unknown author" warning

A topic by PCDear.ent.games created Aug 05, 2017 Views: 128 Replies: 4
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Is it common that Windows Defender program on our computer warns us with the message "unknown author" before installing a program from itch.io? And, if not, how do you prevent by our application from generating this event?

Admin (Edited 1 time) (+1)

You'll need to sign your executable to avoid this issue:

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms537361(v=vs.85).aspx

Thank you. But it seems much complex to do, otherwise, I have to read all Microsoft pages without becoming crazy.

Is there a quick alternative solution ?

Admin

If someone downloads and runs a game from the itch.io app then there shouldn't be any unsigned error as far as I know.

Thanks for the encouragement, dear Leafo, but could you download and run: Bacci & the Ducklings (DEMO), to see if it is really like you say? You only need a few minutes and I would be very grateful to you ...