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Old April 15th, 2005, 07:10 AM
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How to identify that a given exe is manage code also if the given exe is manage then how to find its version.

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Old April 15th, 2005, 12:07 PM
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you can't open them with IL Disassembler,
Code:
//for the version
textBox1.Text=Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly().GetName().Version.ToString();
//in generally(i.e for copyright info)
foreach(object o in Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly().GetCustomAttributes(true))
    if (o is System.Reflection.AssemblyCopyrightAttribute)
        {
                    System.Reflection.AssemblyCopyrightAttribute at=o as System.Reflection.AssemblyCopyrightAttribute;
                    textBox1.Text=at.Copyright;
        }
//...
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Old April 16th, 2005, 10:49 PM
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Shiby,

I suppose you could use the methods in .NET to load an assembly from the filename. I would imagine that if you attempted to load a non-managed assembly .NET would throw an exception telling you that. Otherwise it would load, and you could then use Reflection to interrogate the assembly for its version number.

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