My setup project keeps getting blocked by the antivirus

2022-04-04T20:34:17.317+00:00

Hello, i'm working on a videogame and right now im trying to implement a simple setup (installer), so that it can deliver everything where it needs to (also i need to touch 2 registry keys to use them with a launcher/updater i implemented), but every time i send a new installer to the testing team they keep getting AV warnings.

I'm using the setup project from visual studio 2019 to set everything up but i can't seem to find a proper solution to this issue, also just leaving the warning and telling the users to just trust the executable is not an option, because i know a lot of people will not play the game if the AV tells them that its dangerous!!

Can i make my installer a trusted source so that the AV doesnt prompts warnings? If so, how?

Thanks in advance

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  1. Anna Xiu-MSFT 27,091 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2022-04-05T09:42:10.043+00:00

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