Changes between Version 44 and Version 45 of BuildingTapWindows6


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04/24/19 09:07:41 (3 years ago)
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Samuli Seppänen
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  • BuildingTapWindows6

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    1616Cross-signing is possible for Windows 7/8/8.1/Server 2012r2 as long as the certification authority's cross-certificate is valid. Beyond that point an actual Microsoft signature is required in all drivers. Windows 10 already requires these Microsoft signatures - they're called [https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/drivers/dashboard/attestation-signing-a-kernel-driver-for-public-release attestation signatures] in MS jargon. These signatures can be created in [https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/windows Windows Dev Center] once you've cleared all the bureaucratic obstacles like signing in to development programs and registering your EV hardware token with your account.
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     18Note that while it is technically possible to put two signatures in one driver (attestation signed + cross-signed), the resulting driver will not install cleanly.
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    1820Here are the general prequisites for building and signing, regardless of signature type: