I got an app that needs more than 4000 cab files signed before I can use the MSI. Anybody know of a tool to do this with wildcards? Otherwise I think I am going to have to write a VBScript that uses sendkeys.
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4000 cab files??? Uff Da!

I assume this is a vendor msi, right? Normally I wouldn't suggest altering a vendor's msi, but this case might be extreme enough to warrant recompiling it into a single MSI file with no cabs.
Answered 10/26/2005 by: VikingLoki
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I tried to make an administrative installation with no luck. I made an AutoIT script to provide the password for every cab file so eventually everything will be signed.
Answered 10/27/2005 by: kkaminsk
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Here is the by the seat of your pants code I used. Sloppy but does the job...

You will need signcode.exe from IEAK 6 and AutoIT.

Here is the AutoIT code I wrote I am sure a better job could be done but again it's the quick and dirty. Let this code run in the background:

For $i = 1 to 4447 Step 1
sleep (100)
WinWaitActive("Enter Private Key Password")

Then run this DOS command:

for /f "delims=*" %a in ('dir c:\aes2004cd1\*.cab /s /b') do c:\cert\signcode -v c:\cert\privatekey.pvk -spc c:\cert\putblickey.spc "%a"

And off you go!
Answered 10/28/2005 by: kkaminsk
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