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in fact, be aware that the asc of every char can be 2 or 3 numbers!! so you will had a very hard time to retrieve the original string from there..
if you need to recover the original, add a format to 3 position for every ascii so you will know that every char has 3 positions...
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^^Took that from dparsons signature and he Took that from planoie's profile
My programs achieved a new certification (can you say the same?):
WORKS ON MY MACHINE http://www.codinghorror.com/blog/archives/000818.html
You said that you found this meaningless, but I will tell you that what its meaning.
In fact I was trying to make app which require a license renewal after every 15 days, I wanted to store the serial number and some other useful information in Registry in their Ascii value with a encrypted format, thus a user or cracker can't break it. That is why I posted that problem which you found meaningless.