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Windows 7: Resource Hacker Version: 4.0.0

04 May 2015   #1
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
Resource Hacker Version: 4.0.0

What is Resource HackerTM? Resource HackerTM is a freeware utility to view, modify, rename, add, delete and extract resources in 32bit & 64bit Windows executables and resource files (*.res). It incorporates an internal resource script compiler and decompiler.

Viewing Resources: Cursor, Icon, Bitmap, GIF, AVI, and JPG resource images can be viewed. WAV and MIDI audio resources can be played. Menus, Dialogs, MessageTables, StringTables, Accelerators, Delphi Forms, and VersionInfo resources can be viewed as decompiled resource scripts. Menus and Dialogs can also be viewed as they would appear in a running application.

Saving Resources: Resources can be saved as image files (*.ico, *.bmp etc), as script files (*.rc), as binary resource files (*.res), or as untyped binary files (*.bin).

Modifying Resources: Resources can be modified by replacing the resource with a resource located in another file (*.ico, *.bmp, *.res etc) or by using the internal resource script compiler (for menus, dialogs etc). Dialog controls can also be visually moved and/or resized by clicking and dragging the respective dialog controls prior to recompiling with the internal compiler.

Adding Resources: Resources can be added to an application by copying them from external resource files (*.res).

Deleting Resources: Most compilers add resources into applications which are never used by the application. Removing unused resources can reduce an application's size.
What's new in 4.0.0 version:
Main changes include better displaying of images (esp. 32-bit images)
Now allows creating RES files from scratch (including template dialog, menu, string table, version and manifest resources)
Numerous cosmetic improvements

What was new in previous 3.6.0 version:
Now decompiles/compiles 64-bit executables
Added PNG image support
Added PNG icons support

Resource Hacker

A Guy

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05 May 2015   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Great program, I use it from time to time, comes handy in many situations.
I though it was dead, the author himself said development has stopped. Glad to see it improving again.
Thanks for sharing!
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10 May 2015   #3

Windows 8.1 Pro 64bit

I just realized that I'm still using an very old version of this program.
But its a very handy program and I use it quite often ;D
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10 Jun 2015   #4

w8.1 64bit

can anyone help me ?

I tried to modify Google Chrome Portable but I cannot find the image.

If you launch google chrome portable, there's a annoying spalsh image that appear from

I wanted to remove this/replace it with a transparent image. But I cannot find it.

I opened all exe and dll's from the \App\Chrome folder but I cannot find the image.

You can download here:

Free file sharing without registration and size limits

thanks a lot in advance!!!
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