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    I have this program that i made a long time ago to use for the purpose of simple mouse movements.

    I recently reformatted my pc to install linux and lost the code but had a backup of the program saved on disk, just the .exe is there any way i can decompile it to retrieve the sorce code to alter it?

    I made this program back in highschool with a friend of mine! and he never kept a copy of it on hand.

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    > way i can decompile it to retrieve the sorce code to alter it?
    No you can't

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    So thats probally a, you're out of luck better off trying to re-write the program? :P

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    That would be my interpretation.
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    Originally posted by twm
    That would be my interpretation.
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