How to decompile my VB.Net (framework 2.0) application

Posted on 2009-12-30
Last Modified: 2013-11-26
I wrote a little VB Windows app a while back and published it to a shared folder on our server, so I have the latest executible, but my workstation crashed and I don't have the project or solution files any longer.

I do have an older version (v11) but the version I've published is v31 so I'd like to be able to load the VB code from v31 back into Visual Studio 2008 and work on it some more.

How can I decompile the .exe file?

The publish folder also contains the .application, .deploy and .manifest files.

Question by:megnin
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    Expert Comment

    Please use Reflector tool which is free
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    Accepted Solution

    You can additionally use FileDisassembler reflector plugin, which will generate files and project file
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    Author Closing Comment

    Great!  Thank you so much.

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