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How can I save default settings with HxD

I use HxD to view files (binary and string data) The issue I have is when I open the application, it defaults to 16 bytes per row ANSI hex I change it to 32 ANSI DEC as I only need it with that ...
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Split binary data file by AOB

I have a file with the following magic AoB that acts a separator: 00 07 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 00 07 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 Is there any utility or quick way ...
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Corrupted data showing full size but no data

Recently I recovered my data and one partition got damaged.Every kind of file on it shows its size and covers it on disk but when I open files in HxD it shows all bits as 0.Someone suggested its kind ...
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Hard Disk Drive has failed in all softwares, save for one, where it is perfectly, smoothly readable. What will resolve this?

Summary: My HDD is (pretending to) fail. I tried a few types of recovery software, none of which seem to help. Except for one. WinHex. Proof. It views it perfectly. I have no clue what hex editing ...
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Why are hex editors called binary editors?

Hex and binary are two different bases. Hex, in my understanding, is simply an easier to use and more convenient version of binary. However, I often hear that hex editors are binary editors. If ...
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Powerful disk editor for linux like Acronis Disk Editor

I would like to have a powerfull disk viewer / editor (raw hex editor) like Acronis Disk Editor. It shows the absolute sector, cilinder, head and relative sector for the part you are looking at, and ...
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I need a software for converting hex file to readable text [closed]

I need some suggestions for software that can convert corrupted database file (in hex format) to readable text in one line. As you can see in the screenshot, I want that text in red box to be ...
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Notepad - File Open - <steam url> - Catastrophic Failure

Windows 10. Desktop folder. When I try to open a steam-app file which has a type "Internet Shortcut (.url)" (the file points to, for example, 'steam://rungameid/293260' which is one of my installed ...
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Modifying the BMP image header to increase the height and width of the image

So, during some cryptanalysis I find it necessary to modify a particular BMP image's DIB header so that I can increase the height and size of the image. Here's what I have been able to find: typedef ...
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Hexing an *.exe - does a timestamp gets also modified?

I'm trying to hex a *.exe file to change the font from Arial to Tahoma. I already did it, the issue is that the program notices something has changed. I'm relatively newbie to hexing, so I am not ...
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Free Hex Editor that Supports Chinese Characters [closed]

I am looking for a Hex Editor that supports viewing of Chinese Characters. I am currently translating an application into English. I have found Super Unicode Editor which is really great (but is not ...
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EOF ASCII/HEX code in text files

As far as know in the end of all files, specially text files, there is a Hex code for EOF or NULL character. And when we want to write a program and read the contents of a text file, we send the read ...
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Can you pull every bit of data & instruction out of an executable file via a hex editor?

Someone told me that viewing a binary file of a program, or similar, in a hex editor exposes the entire sum of data/instructions a program has. For example, like in game hackers/modders of old retro ...
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Changing 2 bytes in a 16GB file - Hex editor or other recommandation needed

I'm looking to change 2 bytes in the header of a 16GB file on windows 7. I'm looking for a freeware solution to do this task once. I have tried a few hex editors from the superuser hex editor as ...
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How to batch truncate a file by a set amount of bytes?

I have ~300 files that need to be truncated (I need to remove a specified number of bytes from the beginning of the file). I can do it one by one using a hex file editor, but given the number of files ...
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Is there a working method for recreating a quicktime video resource fork?

A few years ago, I backed up a directory of family movies in quicktime format to my NAS. Unfortunately, only the data files went, and NOT the resource forks. Months later when I went to import those ...
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Search exe file for English words

I am trying to find out if there are open source components in an app I found online. I have skimmed the file in a Hex editor but can't spend the hours that would be required going line by line ...
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Notepad++ with HexEdit won't run in Windows 7

I use Notepad++ v5.9.6.2 (Unicode) on Windows 7 (64 bit) and I have installed the HEX-Editor v0.9.5 plugin. The problem is that only administrators now seem to be able to run Notepad++. With guests ...
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How can I automate some simple hex editing?

I've got a couple of games (free, but closed source) that I'm editing to alter a certain feature so its less annoying. It's essentially Paused - Sorry can't do anything! thing. I've messed around with ...
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Gimp file recovery

I need to recover some gimp files (*.xcf) from a damaged partition. I've tried testdisk to no avail. I have been able to recover files with scalpel. The process for doing this is by uncommenting the ...
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How to open first n bytes of file in hexadecimal and edit it?

I want to edit some .avi videos (cut them, to be precise) in VirtualDub but it failed to open the files. They are encoded in xvid, which I have installed, and play in KMPlayer without problem. Also, ...
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Why is my windows HDD write protected?

I am trying to modify the HDD that windows 7 is running on using WinHex. But after i edit a few bytes of the physical HDD, i cannot save the changes as it says my HDD is write protected and locked. ...
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Binary Visual Diff Tool for MacOS X

This might already be answered, but I did not find an answer that really matched my needs. I'm looking for a visual diff tool that can diff binary files. It was also OK if it was integrated into a ...
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Grapher: Edit Equations Without GUI

I'm trying to edit the equation of a Grapher file without opening the Grapher UI. I've gotten as far as knowing that I need a hex editor to do this. I can't, however, find my equation in that file to ...
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Something that can search and replace a hex string but for multiple files?

Hi I'm looking for a hex editor kind of thing but for multiple files? Can Windows Grep do this or does it only handle text strings?
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Delete data from the middle of a binary file with hexl-mode

I have a fairly large binary file (a few tens of MB) and would like to remove a few KB somewhere in the middle, it's sandwiched data not the beginning nor the end. Ideally I'd like to use emacs and ...
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Console hex editor under Cygwin?

Could recommend for a console hex editor under Cygwin?
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Why does Notepad++ disable the HexEditor plugin?

Notepad++ is a great editor... The regular expression facility is stunted, but I can live with that. It is OK for most find/replace situations, and for the occasional others I'll just hop across to ...
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File viewer for Mac OS X

I'm looking for a file viewer/editor for OS X that supports text/hex mode switching (i.e. show only text / show hex and text side by side). 0xED (http://www.suavetech.com/0xed/0xed.html) is great, but ...
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Hex editor to translate/read doubles? [closed]

Is there a hex editor out there that can switch between reading hex and translating the string of bits into different standard variables such as doubles, ints, chars? (this is assuming that I know in ...
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Hex editor for large files in Linux

I need to edit and navigate through a rather large binary file (~8 GB) in Linux. I'd use Hiew if I was on Windows, are there any similar tools for Linux? Preferably GNOME applications, but ...
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Wi-Fi password from passphrase and hex

On my Wi-Fi box, I have set a passphrase and also know the hex code. However, my iPhone needs a password. Can I figure out the password from this information? How else can I get around this?
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Hex editors for Windows? [closed]

Are there some hex editors for Windows? Preferably open source or free since I don't need a hex editor all that often... Things I do need is the ability to search in different types (text, raw hex, ...