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Old 09 March 2010, 19:41   #356
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Originally Posted by Galahad/FLT View Post
You say that, but be honest. If I hadn't had told you there were sneaky checks in there, would you have really looked for them back in 1994?
Honestly, I would have looked for them due to the reasons I already mentioned in my first post. Strange labels created in ReSource in the middle of some instruction in the protection routine which don't make sense (which are a result of the disguised checks if the code has been tampered with) are always suspicious. The protection in "The Settlers" f.e worked around exactly that problem by using a base offset outside the main executable (lea PROGSTART-SOME_VALUE,ax) so no strange labels were created.

Originally Posted by Galahad/FLT View Post
Put it this way, you've cracked it, but its taken 16 years for it to be done successfully........ i'd say the protection did its job
No doubt about that!
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