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    Hi guys,

    Is there any possibilities that we can view a .dll files.. Any softwares or something.. Kindly suggest..

    I downloaded a software named "ResHack".. Hmm, I am able to view only the version and other suff of the .dll using that.. Not the necessary part of it..

    So.. Anyone knows anything about this do post them.. Thank you

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    What you mean view? Actually DLL are binary files, that means already compiled. Just try to open a DLL in binary file viewer, or on the notepad.

    If you want to see what written on those DLLs, have to find a way to de-compiled it.

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    Lots of decompilers are there. But the issue is how to find the way of DLL developed, I mean the language use to code.

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    View, here means seeing the content in a user understandable way.. I tired opening with wordpad.. Not fine..

    If I say that the dll file is written in java, then if i use a java decompiler, will it work??

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    You can't do it directly. Java decompiler needs a .class file to convert. But DLL is not a class file directly. It's created with wrapping some class files. So you have to find a way to do it first.

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    A DLL is a native library in Windows. You can view it's content with special Microsoft utilities or some other tools like Anywhere PE Viewer - free EXE and DLL viewer for Microsoft Windows, IBM OS/2, Linux and Mac OS X. This means you can view what functions are exported in that DLL (the function names) but not the content of the functions since they are already compiled. Decompiling a DLL will give you assembly language.
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