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How to protect dll

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Hi All,

I am developing the desktop application in C# windows. I want to protect the dll from reverse engineering so that no one can see my code.

How can i protect the code? Is there any code or way to protect the dll?

Please help me to solve this problem.

Thanks in advance
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Question by:Jatin Nahar
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by:AndyAinscow
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From the tools menu select Dotfuscator
That will rename variables, methods, classes...
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by:Rose Babu
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Hi Jatin Nahar,

I hope the "Crypto Obfuscator For .Net" is the one which will help you to protect the DDL from the decompilers.

Since this is not a freeware, but gives you the more protection to your DDL from a decompiler.

Just give a try this by downloading Crypto Obfuscator For .Net Free Trial...

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Rose
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by:Jatin Nahar
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@andy:   tools menu is not showing this when i am searching it
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by:AndyAinscow
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Which version of VS do you have, it might not be available in the free versions.
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by:Jatin Nahar
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@andy:   VS 2013 express for windows desktop
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have a look at:
https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/bdef7515-e879-44ec-9173-d8622b3f72c4/dotfuscator-missing-from-visual-studio-2013?forum=vssetup

ps.  I think it isn't included with the express versions because you can only use it for personal use, not for commercial use (so why do you need to obfuscate any code)
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excellent
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