Author Topic: Does anyone here know how to edit code in .exe files?  (Read 824 times)

I am in need of assistance at the moment. I have a mod for the game Unreal tournament 2004 and it refuses to open because it is searching for registry entries for it, I have the steam version of the game so this mod is searching for registry entries for the non steam version. Is there anyway to break into the .exe and delete the lines of code which search for the registry entry or is this not possible at all?

you can't just open it up in a text editor and delete some lines and then hit save
you'd have to disassemble and recompile it. it may not even be in a language you understand
or if im retarded and dont know what im talking about someone will correct me below

you can't just open it up in a text editor and delete some lines and then hit save
you'd have to disassemble and recompile it. it may not even be in a language you understand
or if im retarded and dont know what im talking about someone will correct me below
Yes I'm aware of that. I tried opening it with resource hacker but not much came up for it, I guess you probably would have to recompile it

https://www.hex-rays.com/
i havent seen any program give you as much freedom as this program does, including the ability to patch programs
good luck purchasing it though, its upwards of $400+

yeah, you could get away with it with a hex editor I believe. open the file and search for a windows registry key string and edit that to point in the right direction maybe

I see, before I even attempt this is there anyone on here that know how to fix these files?

why don't you just add the registry entries its searching for?

why don't you just add the registry entries its searching for?
It's a bit difficult, however I could try with these:

https://www.regfiles.net/registry/unreal-tournament-2004-registry

I just don't know how to add it

If anyone knows how to add that actually, please let me know


It's a bit difficult, however I could try with these:

https://www.regfiles.net/registry/unreal-tournament-2004-registry

I just don't know how to add it
just use regedit?

but if you really don't know what you're doing don't do it, you might forget up your registry

 Yeah, you just need to learn the language named "Asssembly" and you'll be good to go!
I wouldn't bother. Learning Assembly would be harder than it's worth unless you go into programming in it as a career.

but if you really don't know what you're doing don't do it, you might forget up your registry
I'm not dumb lol, I know what not to do in the registry I just don't know how to add that particular reg file and whenever I need to edit the registry I make a system store back up

which mod
https://www.moddb.com/mods/alexanders-voice-vault/downloads/paul-catalanos-ut2004-voice-packager

If you know the value of the address (what version it's searching for) you could probably search all addresses with that value

Lol that's not how hacking works.