Some people following my “Howto: Make Your Own Cert With OpenSSL” do this on Windows and some of them encounter problems. So this post shows the procedure on Windows.
For your info: I also have a video showing this howto.
I installed the latest version (v1.0.2a) and choose the 32-bit version (Win32). I choose the 32-bit version because this will work for every Windows machine: the 32-bit version works on 32-bit and 64-bit machines.
If you start the installation and get the following message:
then you need to cancel the installation and install the Visual C++ 2008 Redistributables first. You can find download links on the same page. If you install Win32 OpenSSL (32-bit), install Visual C++ 2008 Redistributables, and if you install Win64 OpenSSL (64-bit), install Visual C++…
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