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How Can I Find My Comodo Code Signing Certificate Private Key?

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Need to find your private key? We’ve got you covered.

Your code signing certificate private key was generated on your own system when you first configured your Comodo Code Signing Certificate. So long as you followed the steps to check and backed up your key, you should be fine. Even if it’s deleted accidentally, you’ll still have the backup copy.

But accidents sometimes happen, or people neglect to take the extra steps. This means you may find yourself in a situation where you’ve either lost or deleted your code signing certificate private key and can’t get it back. Maybe it’s even been compromised somehow. Regardless, we have some tough news for you: you’ll need to re-issue the certificate.

Graphic: Re-issue your Comodo code signing certificate private key

The good news is that re-issuing a code signing certificate isn’t difficult, but it will take you a few moments, and you’ll have to reconfigure the certificate on your server again.

Here’s what to do to re-issue your certificate to get your new code signing certificate private key:

How to Re-Issue Your Comodo Code Signing Certificate

  1. Login to
  2. Click on the “Replace” button.
  3. Follow the instructions.

Boom. It’s that easy when you purchase a Comodo Code Signing Certificate.

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Of course, if following instructions was your forte, we can confidently say you wouldn’t be reading this in the first place. So, one more time, because repetition works.


And have a great day.