Need source code for .exe

Firstmate

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I don't know how to find the source code for an .exe file. Any help would be great
 

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if you do not have it and it is not open source you will not get it...

you can disassemble it - but I would not recommend it since it was likely coded in a language higher than assembly level.
 

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VB.NET, for example, is easy to decompile if the compiled project isn't obfuscated.. so if its a .NET exe, good luck. :D
 

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You can usually edit it if you have a scripting tool such as Installshield or WISE Package Studio - but some files are protected and not even those would work in such a case.

Eh? WTF? How will those help if he wants the source code for an exe file, which can be written in:

C#, C++, C, and a multitude of other languages, can be packed with a packer, can be obfuscated, and a multitude of other things.

What you are suggesting is that he can maybe grab files from the installers themselves?
 

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What I'm saying is some .exe files can be edited with the tools I mentioned. The files being protected or in other languages would make that not always possible though.
 

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What I'm saying is some .exe files can be edited with the tools I mentioned. The files being protected or in other languages would make that not always possible though.

Those EXE files would be installers. No other EXE files/programs would be able to be manipulated using those tools that you suggested.
 

Firstmate

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Those EXE files would be installers. No other EXE files/programs would be able to be manipulated using those tools that you suggested.
Tell you the truth, the file is a simple program. It is meant to hack a game (when you open the program it isn't all that fancy), but I am a mod on the game and we need to know how he hacked, like did he bypass the anti-cheat system...etc.
 

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Tell you the truth, the file is a simple program. It is meant to hack a game (when you open the program it isn't all that fancy), but I am a mod on the game and we need to know how he hacked, like did he bypass the anti-cheat system...etc.

Hacks for games. Interesting. You would need to reverse engineer it, which is a very complicated process. Hacks for games are extremely complicated and most likely will be VERY hard to reverse engineer. I am speaking from experience here.

What game/hack is it?
 

Firstmate

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Hacks for games. Interesting. You would need to reverse engineer it, which is a very complicated process. Hacks for games are extremely complicated and most likely will be VERY hard to reverse engineer. I am speaking from experience here.

What game/hack is it?
Hmm well Ill pm you since were trying to keep the hack down low. Te game site is www.pawngame.com/play.php I can pm a temporary account if you dont want to register.
 

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