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hi,

I have an executable file. I need to extract the code which is written in Visual Basic 6 and then convert it to Visual Basic 2008 code.

Can anybody help?
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Updated 25-Jun-11 15:55pm
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No. It is:
1) A lot easier with the source code.
2) A waste of time - you will put so much effort into this that you would have been better off re-writing it from scratch.
   
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Manfred Rudolf Bihy 25-Jun-11 14:35pm
   
Agree! 5+

Does not sound worth the trouble ;)
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 25-Jun-11 22:38pm
   
This, and only this way! My 5.
--SA
That's called reverse engineering[^] and, as already noted by OriginalGriff, it is usually more difficult than rewriting the code from scratch.
   
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Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 25-Jun-11 22:41pm
   
I would say, about 1000 time more difficult; better not even thing about the idea. With source code -- it depends, also can be more difficult. .NET and VB.NET has very little to do with VB. My 5 anyway.
--SA

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