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Currently, if a program kicks off the UAC, the UAC properly lists the Program name, File origin and Program location. However, the Publisher for my compiled scripts comes up as Unknown.

Is there a way to register/publish a script so that this field can be populated when the UAC is requested?

Thank you.


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The only way to accomplish this is with a code signing cert. You can go with Verisign ($499 a year) or Comodo ($179 a year). But there is no way to just programmatically force it to register it as a known entity (that is, in essence, what it is designed to prevent).

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Thank you again JLogan3o13.

I don't have those kinds of funds, haha! I guess I just wanted a way to have a Publisher name appear (since the other fields are filled) instead of "unknown", not really circumvent the UAC altogehter.

But that makes sense. Thanks.

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