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Getting form/code from a Visual Basic EXE

  1. Apr 19, 2007 #1
    Ok i have an exe of a game that my friend made and i was wondering if its possible to get the form and code of the program out of that exe file.. and yes i do have his permission from him to make some changes but he hasnt had time to get me the visual basic files
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  3. Apr 19, 2007 #2


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    Possible? Sure.
    Anytime in your near future. No.

    Turning a .exe back into source code is a very difficult task.
  4. Apr 19, 2007 #3


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    It's certainly not possible to get the original source code back out of the exe. On the other hand, if the code was compiled with debugging options turned on, there are some tools called decompilers which can do a reasonable job of decompiling the .exe.


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