Memory Address of Value Changes

Experts,

I have a C#  program (program “A”) that monitors a value generated by a third-party program (program “B”). I do this through reading B’s memory address where the value is located.

Everything works great until I close and reopen B – the value I need is now located elsewhere. From my searching online, I assume this can be solved through the use of offsets, but am unsure. If it’s an offset I need, any advice on finding said offset?

Basically, I’d like my program to always have access to B’s value no matter where in B’s memory it’s stored. Is this Possible?

Thanks.
ak5745Asked:
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wdosanjosConnect With a Mentor Commented:
If Program B is a .NET application due to the dynamic memory architecture, it's unlikely that the value would be on the same place every time.  That would be true for any program/framework that relies on dynamic memory allocation.  Perhaps that's what you are experiencing.
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wdosanjosCommented:
How are you able to find the memory address of the value in the first place?  Would not be a matter of identifying that Program "B" restarted and rerun Program "A" initialization code?
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ak5745Author Commented:
I use either TSearch or Cheat Engine (both Memory Scanners) to find the value I'm looking for. For example, if B is displaying a value of, say, 10.5 (always a double), I'll search B's memory for 10.5. Then when I close and reopen B, 10.5 is located elsewhere in memory. I could just search again, but that gets old. That answer your question?

Know of any way to always be able to find that dynamic address?
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AndyAinscowConnect With a Mentor Freelance programmer / ConsultantCommented:
>>Everything works great until I close and reopen B

You MUST obtain the new location when that happens.  Also, as wdosanjos, says: if it is a .net program then you can never be certain even during the lifetime of the program if that will remain the same location - .net uses dynamic memory relocation as the program executes.
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