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Last post Author Topic: How are these AutoHotkey script protected?  (Read 14987 times)

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Re: How are these AutoHotkey script protected?
« Reply #25 on: December 05, 2013, 03:07:03 PM »
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Admitting you have decompiled your own script with a 3rd-party decompiler.

WTF?  Giga-huh?

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Re: How are these AutoHotkey script protected?
« Reply #26 on: December 05, 2013, 03:47:43 PM »
Not everyone over there has a sense of humor.  I'll just leave it there.  :)

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Re: How are these AutoHotkey script protected?
« Reply #27 on: December 05, 2013, 03:48:39 PM »
The against the law part shows that they have some sort of a sense of humor...  :huh: ;D

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Re: How are these AutoHotkey script protected?
« Reply #28 on: December 05, 2013, 04:14:24 PM »
The against the law part shows that they have some sort of a sense of humor...  :huh: ;D

Perhaps it was obfuscated last time I looked for it.    8)

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Re: How are these AutoHotkey script protected?
« Reply #29 on: December 05, 2013, 04:40:24 PM »
It looks as though some have discovered a way to prevent AutoIt from being decompiled.  (Although you are not allowed to talk about that on the AutoIt forum.)

Not exactly true as shown in a recent post by Melba23:

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Obfuscation (as practiced by Obfuscator and as demonstrated in the snippets posted above by the OP) has never and will never be a problem. All that is changed is the script itself. :)

Altering an already compiled exe to prevent decompilation is also not a problem - several threads have been allowed showing how this might be done. However, we are certainly not going to to give official blessing to anything which might act in such a manner - it is for the individual to test them and decide whether they are suitable. And as has been already been pointed out, mentioning decompilation is best avoided here - a good reason for the results of any such tests to remain private. ;)

What is a problem is altering the AutoIt3.exe or Aut2Exe.exe executables - that is against the EULA.  :eusa_naughty: