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Hi all,
I hope somebody can help, here is my problem

I have made a windows app in VB2005 with a app.config file which holds a connection string with a password I have put code in which Encrypts my appSettings in the app.config but I need to run my application once before it does this. As this application only runs once a day it means that the password and connection string could be in clear text for up to 24 hours which is a BIG security risk. Is there any way I can build my code for the encryption into the the install so when it is installed it will automatically encrypt my Appsettings

Thanks in advance for any help.

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