Reaping the benefits of XAP signing


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Reaping the benefits of XAP signing

When you create an elevated trust application, it is granted more privileges on the local computer. This presents a dilemma to your users. Should they trust you and your application? To help them make that decision, Microsoft shows them one of two dialogs. The yellow dialog, which signifies a riskier choice, is the default elevated trust prompt. As you can see, it asks the question at the top, "The publisher could not be verified. Are you sure that you want to install this application?" And then in the Publisher section, it says Unverified.

This is to show the user that they should think twice about clicking the Install button. The blue dialog is shown to the user if you digitally sign your XAP file. Just a reminder, XAP files are usually pronounced ZAP files. When you look at the blue dialog, you can see that it's more friendly. It says "Do you want to install this application," and then in the Publisher section, it shows Fourth Copy Corp. and also it shows a logo ...

Reaping the benefits of XAP signing
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Reaping the benefits of XAP signing provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Walt Ritscher as part of the Silverlight 5 Essential Training

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