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  • User442876312 posted
    Hello, Is it possible to get source code from dll ? It's a vb.net web application. Thanks in advance.
    Friday, August 8, 2003 9:09 AM

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  • User-1174460629 posted
    I could very well be wrong on this, but I do not believe you can decompile a DLL into VB code, especially if the app has been put through a dotfuscator. You could probably decompile it to a machine language point.
    Friday, August 8, 2003 6:38 PM
  • User-1804824805 posted
    Here is a site that promises a .NET dll can be decompiled. It is not that unusual that it can be decompiled, since it uses a known Intermediate Language format. This site also says it can handle obfuscated strings (I have not tries it, YMMV).
    Saturday, August 9, 2003 7:49 PM
  • User521320855 posted
    Yeah it is very much possible. Use Reflector.
    Thursday, April 2, 2009 9:08 AM
  • User-319574463 posted

     First you can get reflector from http://www.red-gate.com/products/reflector/

    the download page states ".NET Reflector enables you to easily view, navigate, and search through, the class hierarchies of .NET assemblies, even if you don't have the code for them. With it, you can decompile and analyze .NET assemblies in C#, Visual Basic, and IL"

    You may also like to look at:

    Saturday, April 4, 2009 10:54 AM
  • User-441873721 posted

    Use this link to get the source code of a .DLL online..

     

    http://www.remotesoft.com/salamander/ 

    Wednesday, September 15, 2010 1:48 PM
  • User-319574463 posted

    Salamander looks interesting but it is very expensive. Reflector and add-ons are free!

    Tuesday, September 21, 2010 7:11 AM