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How To Find The Original Name Of An Exe File


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#1 manicd

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Posted 09 September 2008 - 02:30 PM

Hi


I have an exe file and I want to find its original name.
Anyone know?



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Posted 09 September 2008 - 03:56 PM

What do you mean by original name? The .exe file can be of several types (a self-extracting file, a plain executable, or an executable that depends upon other files to run).
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Posted 09 September 2008 - 06:11 PM

If you mean an .exe file that has been renamed, if you right-click on the file and select Properties\Version, you can see some file properties that don't change when a file is renamed in the file system, including Original Filename and Internal Name.

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#4 manicd

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Posted 10 September 2008 - 03:03 PM

If you mean an .exe file that has been renamed, if you right-click on the file and select Properties\Version, you can see some file properties that don't change when a file is renamed in the file system, including Original Filename and Internal Name.


Thank you, that was the answer I was looking for.


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Edited by manicd, 10 September 2008 - 03:03 PM.


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Posted 11 September 2008 - 07:50 AM

Glad it helped.

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