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I want to save data and it to be encrypted using VB6 what would be the best way to do so.

Would it be to save it to a database ? or to a text file and have the data encrypted or ... ?

I would appreciate your thoughts as need to get the more secure way to do so using VB6

Thanks
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I like both input but rather prefer MartinLiss's on KKRSE as the Simplcrypt is way too simple and presume can be easily decrypted.

KKRSEThread is to make life way complicated right ? adding a 3rd variable to the lot that is a thread
Question will this work on all ASCII characters or some will not ?

@Sedgwick
I like the MD5 but not sure I grasp the concept especially when it comes to not being able to decrypt !!! can you clarify ?

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Question will this work on all ASCII characters or some will not ?
Yes it will work on all.
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In your mind which one is better KKRSEThread or KKRSE ?
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Sorry but I don't know.
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Thank you gentlemen for your input I favorded MartinLiss obviously for the solution provided in a VB6 project which was part of the question to be totally fair.
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You're welcome and I'm glad I was able to help.

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