AIR app (Captive runtime) is blocked by anti-virus scanner
since we moved some remaining Flex apps to AIR (Using captive runtime), some
of users reports that the app is being blocked by their anti-virus-scanner.
Because in some cases, the responsable IT-departments don't like to
whitelist additional apps, we run into trouble.
We are not yet using a "real" certificate at compile time. Could this be the
Or could there be anything else in the Flex / AIR apps that is causing the
virus scanner to block it?
> A bit OT:
> Do all EV certificates require hardware usb keys?
> I recently ordered one and was surprised that a hardware key is required...
> > On Feb 8, 2021, at 6:19 PM, MikeH <[hidden email]>
> > I had a similar issue. I now use an EV Certificate for may AIR apps and
> > have any problems. The EV certificate is the best one as it also helps
> > Microsoft Smart Screen reputation.
> > --
> > Sent from: http://apache-flex-development.2333347.n4.nabble.com/ >
The EV Certificate I have came on a USB drive. I purchased mine from Comodo
and is easy to use. The only issue I have found is when trying to sign .air
files but, if you use Captive Runtime then it's not a problem.