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16452Re: [ARRL-LOTW] Need help withTrusted QSL

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  • Joe Subich, W4TV
    Dec 8, 2012
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      > The fact that TQSLcert doesn't tell you what's going wrong, along
      > with requring to use arcane "%AppData" commands to diagnose it is a
      > serious oversight in TrustedQSL.

      And one among many others that I trust the rebooted tQSL open source
      project will address <G>.

      73,

      ... Joe, W4TV


      On 12/8/2012 8:42 AM, Rick Murphy/K1MU wrote:
      > At 11:04 PM 12/7/2012, barramunda@... wrote:
      >>
      >>
      >> I tried this before. I got the new certificate on email. I
      >> double-clicked on the .tq6 certificate file, but got the same result.
      >> I even tried uninstalling all TQSL files and started over. Same result,
      >> Walt - W2EVU
      >
      > Perhaps you missed the second half of the requirement.
      >
      > When you issue a certificate request, a file is created ON THAT
      > COMPUTER that's needed to complete the issuance process.
      > Whe you receive the TQ6 back from LoTW, that file is needed. If you try
      > to install the TQ6 on a computer without that file, it won't work. You
      > must open the TQ6 on that computer using the same computer login
      > account - if not, you can't find that private key and LoTW won't
      > recognize the certificate.
      >
      > You can see what it's looking for - start Windows Explorer (Windows-E).
      > In the address bar, type "%AppData\TrustedQSL\keys" without the quotes
      > and enter.
      >
      > You should see a file with just your callsign. If it's not there or
      > can't be read, TQSLcert can't complete the certificate registration
      > process.
      >
      > The only other case where I've seen this happen was with a computer
      > that for some unknown reason wasn't allowing the user to read/write in
      > their windows Application Data folder (as above). No private key means
      > that you can't finish the registration.
      >
      > This is by far the most common question asked here. The fact that
      > TQSLcert doesn't tell you what's going wrong, along with requring to
      > use arcane "%AppData" commands to diagnose it is a serious oversight in
      > TrustedQSL.
      > 73,
      > -Rick
      >
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