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This morning i have looked at the Windows Sdk 6.0 folder that i saw in my start menu i guess it came while installing Visual Studio 2008.I opened Intermediate Language Disassambler and a little application (exe file) made by me in C#.I was surprised that i could see all of my variables, source files, methods... also when i double clicked them i could even see pretty much of the coding and was very readable.Well i am a little bit dissapointed with that.How can an application written using .Net can be dissolved so quickly and efficiently (and this is Microsoft's applicaton) and if this is the case cracking that kind of apps for a good developer/software engineer is a piece of cake isnt it? Can you please post your views about this topic and give me some information about the subject.


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This is the very nature of the .NET Framework. Download a tool called Reflector and you can look into each .NET assembly, and even have the code brought back to C#, VB and so on.

There are third party tools available to make this harder to do: they are called obfuscators. A search for "obfuscators .NET" should give you some interesting tools.


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