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Old 06-12-2013, 06:28 AM   #1
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so i want to open exe file to see what is written inside and i dont know how so help?
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Old 06-12-2013, 01:04 PM   #2
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define what you mean by "see what's written inside". You can open an exe with any old text editor, but all you'll see is giberish and random symbols. If you want human-readable code you'll need a decompiler to extract everything, but those are likely against the program's agreement to use.
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If you mean viewing the source code to an exe file, you can't. The most you can get is assembly (by using a disassembler) and that isn't nearly as readable or useful as the original source.

I'd recommend looking at open source software. Some popular examples are Firefox, Audacity, VLC, Linux, etc. To get this code, just google for "<program name> source code" and you should get the page the code is hosted on (likely GitHub or SourceForge).
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