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I have a software developed in vb6.0
the software has few textboxes and we have to type in it and the query is fetched
and matching result is displayed
It uses MS Access 2000 MDB format
Somehow i have managed to open the access file but when i open it
its all encrypted , masked so is there a way to remove the encryption and convert into readable format ?
The software decryptes the database and then displays the result

Here's the screenshot[^]
Posted 30-Jun-13 7:58am
Edited 30-Jun-13 8:02am
valery possoz 30-Jun-13 17:13pm
And you have the source of this VB6 program? Surely you can find how it is encrypted.
Kumar_G 1-Jul-13 1:49am
No i don't have the source code its a standalone application
For the Encryption/Decryption you should have a key if you don`t have a key so you should know which one algorithm used for Enc/Dec so could you tell me do you have a key?
Kumar_G 1-Jul-13 1:52am
Well the database(MS Access MDB) was password protected so i have that password to open the database and i have no idea about the key its a file or characters or something ? Where exactly its located in the database ?

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Kumar_G 1-Jul-13 5:11am
Well i already have the password of the file it just that the database is not in readable format all garbage values is has something with masking i guess
Ok could you tell me what is data type of this column?

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