A5-How to Sign Windows Drivers & Executables for LOTUS USB based devices

Overview

In order to be a trustworthy software distributor with signed drivers and software, we need to follow Adafruit [1] instructions to sign windows drivers and executables.

Step 1). Install Windows SDK.

Select all features (about 3 GB). You can now find signtools.exe and certmgr.exe in C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\10\bin\10.0.16299.0\x64 (or a newer version, if one has been released).

Step 2). Download Windows WDK (Windows Driver Kit)

Step 3). Buy & Download Code Signing Certificate

www.globalsign.com
User Name: PAR221676_lotussys
Password: Tt66343416

Step 4). Install Certificate

After installation Certificate, it is easy to check it out in Cert Manager.  Visit C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\10\bin\10.0.18362.0\x86 and run certmgr.exe.  In Personal Tab, you will be able to see your signing certificate!

 

 

 

References:

[1]. Adafruit, "How to Sign Windows Drivers & Executables", 
https://learn.adafruit.com/how-to-sign-windows-drivers-installer

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