Code Signing Certificate FAQ

Frequently asked questions about code signing certificates

What is a .p12 file (Or a PKCS12 file)?
.p12 is an alternate extension for what is generally referred to as a "PFX file", it's the combined format that holds the private key and cer...
What does the error message "[You] do not own the corresponding private key" mean?
Generally that means that you are visiting the collection link either in a different browser or on a different computer than the one you used to order. The ...
What's the deal? Why are K Software's prices so low?
The code signing and web server SSL certificates we sell are completely genuine and exactly the same certificates you can get directly through Comodo. Our p...
Will K Software's certificates work for Mozilla, Android, Java, Adobe AIR, Flash, Silverlight, MS-Office and OSX/iOS?
YES! One certificate will sign on ALL supported platforms. Microsoft Authenticode (DLL, EXE, COM, etc), Java, Mozilla, Android, Adobe AIR, Flash, Silverligh...
Will a Code Signing Certificate get rid of the Unknown Publisher warning my users are seeing?
YES! That's exactly what they do -- verify a publisher's identity. Without a code signing certificate your users will see : WITH a code signing...
Is there a free trial for a Code Signing Certificate?
Unfortunately, no, by necessity there can't be a free trial because every order has to pass through validation where the identity of the publisher orde...
Who can get a Code Signing Certificate?
Anyone, really! However, keep in mind that code signing certificates can only be issued to "legal entities", like registered companies or direct...
Are K Software Certificates SHA256?
YES! All of our certificates (web server and code signing) are SHA256. All certificates issued after September 2014 will be SHA256 certificates unle...