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Can't open exe file in VB 6.0

Hi,

I have a CD wtih MS Access database that is linked to VB front-end. The .exe file writtenin VB 6.0 prompts for a password and once entered opens a form from which a user can manipulate data. On my CD all I have is the database and this Start.exe file. I have VB 6.0 and have tried to open the .exe file to see the code and make changes in the form, but every time I receive an error message saying the ".....Start.exe could not be loaded!"  How can I open this file and find where the code is?

Thanks in advance
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galinbg
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ShauliCommented:
You can't. The VB6 editor opens the project's file which is a .vbp file. Once compiled, the exe file cannot be reversed. Coders always keep the projects file (vbp) for updates and changes. Sorry.

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asdf246Commented:
thank to Shauli
another way that may work is
please copy all files from cd to hard disk and change file attributions in a way that not read-only
and try again
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galinbgAuthor Commented:
Thanks,

Unfortunately the programmer who wrote this .exe file quit so I guess I have to start from scratch.
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ShauliCommented:
<<so I guess I have to start from scratch>>
If you don't have the vbp file, then, YES, you will have to start from scratch...

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