1.    17 Dec 2016 #1
    Join Date : Dec 2016
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10

    Unknow Publisher Warning


    I downloaded and opened updated drivers and software for new printer, but then my comp asks me if I will allow this app to make changes to my computer....publisher unknown. I am hesitant to allow this, but I got the download from Brother website. Any advice please.
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  2.    17 Dec 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Caledon, Ontario, Canada
    Posts : 3,305
    Windows 10 Pro Build 1703

    If you know for a fact that you were on a real Brother site I would use them.

    You could right click on file and run it through your virus scanner.

    Also create a restore in case you have to retreat.
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  3.    17 Dec 2016 #3
    Join Date : Nov 2016
    Posts : 61
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Hi,

    The installer did not seem to have a certificate or it's outdated.

    However, if you trust the website and you got it from the official Brother website everything is fine.

    Cheers.
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  4.    17 Dec 2016 #4
    Join Date : Dec 2016
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Thanks so much!! All went well!
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  5.    17 Dec 2016 #5
    Join Date : Nov 2016
    Posts : 61
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Glad to hear you got it sorted.

    If you would like to know more about certificates and what they do take a look here: Code signing - Wikipedia

    Cheers.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 


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