Step 1: Visit https://secure.comodo.com/products/frontpage?area=SecureEmailCertificate¤cy=USD®ion=North+America&country=US&entryURL=http%3A//www.comodo.com/home/email-security/secure-email.php%3Futmsource%3Dfree%2Bcert%2Bemail%26utmmedium%3Dfree%2Bcert%2Bemail%26utm_campaign%3Dfree%2Bcert%2Bemail if that link doesn't work...try this (you'll have to click "free download" to get to the form) http://www.comodo.com/home/email-security/free-email-certificate.php
Step 2: Fill out the form.
Step 3: Write down your password.
Step 4: Check your email(the one you provided for the cert) and follow the link provided
This should have installed the certificate in your browser.
Step 5: Backup the Certificate to a file. In firefox, click on options>advanced>encryption tab>view certificates Select the certificate that you just installed and click backup. You will need to provide a password for the backup installation later. The same password wouldn't be bad. This is the file used to install the certificate onto the email client. Write down the expiration date. The certificate will stop working when it expires.
Step 6: Export the Certificate to a useable s-mime crt. In firefox, click on options>advanced>encryption tab>view certificates Select the certificate that you just installed and click view. Select the details tab and click export Save using the default .crt file type. This is the file used for encryption in the actual script.
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