Windows PE (Preinstallation Environment) means lightweight versions of Microsoft Windows operating systems that allow you to boot from DVD, USB or over network. This is a collection post for Windows PE assembly (Windows 7 PE, Windows 8 PE, Windows 8.1 PE, and Windows 10 PE) made by the famous reverse engineer Ratiborus from a very popular Russian computer forum Ru.Board. They will be updated as new utilities or drivers are added.
Continue reading [v5.0.9] Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 PE by Ratiborus all in one place
PEiD (short for PE iDentifier) is a well-known professional packer/cryptor/compiler detecting tool. It’s so powerful that it can detect the types/signatures of almost any PE file packing tools (at present, the number has been more than 600 kinds). In addition to the official version, AppNee also provides you its full-plugin version, which can be treated as the most perfect one version (contains 60+ plugins and necessary runtime library files: mfc70.dll, msvcr70.dll, rtl70.bpl, vcl70.bpl) on the Internet at present. I do believe reverse engineers or software cracking/unpacking enthusiasts must like it very much. Continue reading PEiD – Popular PE packer/cryptor/compiler detector
Exeinfo PE is a popular and universal free analyzer & detector to executable files’ packer/compressor/compiler, written in Delphi by A.S.L from Poland. It is capable of detecting 300+ binary data types (non EXE formats and more signatures on Ext_detector.dll) with info about how to open them via some free tool.
Continue reading Exeinfo PE – Executable files’ packer/compressor/compiler detector
As one of the most important and effective OS maintaining tools, Windows PE had become necessary for a long time. And in many cases, it is the key to solve troublesome system boot failures. While as a matter of fact, it is hard to find a high-quality WinPE image file on the Internet (so as to burn it into a USB/DVD media for use). As a consequence, a lot of advanced computer users chose to build their own PEs.
Continue reading [v2.0] AOMEI PE Builder – Customize and build your own Windows PE
XN Resource Editor is a resource editor which can replace eXeScope and Resource Hacker, it can edit resource files (. RES), PE modules (. EXE, .DLL, ect.), and is especially convenient for modifying the strings.
Continue reading XN Resource Editor – Better than exeScope and Resource Hacker