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What Makes A Windows Binary?


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A "binary" or executable, is a file that contains a set of instructions. For example, I could write a program does the following:

Asks user for a number

Asks user for another number

Adds numbers together

Displays sum

The .exe extension is actually just a convention. From what I understand, you could add a new extension, call it .dxd (for example), and also have that run as a program.

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