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Offline wayneee

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Reading the Code on a Microprocessor
« on: June 01, 2013, 09:05:12 pm »
Is it possible to read the code in a microprocessor once it has been placed on a circuit board?
 

Offline PeterG

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Re: Reading the Code on a Microprocessor
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2013, 09:14:44 pm »
I am not sure about Microprocessors but generally you can with Microcontrollers provided the chip is not code locked or otp.
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Offline Dave

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Re: Reading the Code on a Microprocessor
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2013, 10:31:32 pm »
Yes, if the code is not read protected, you should be able to extract a hex file from the microcontroller. Then use a decompiler to convert that hex file back into human-friendly assembly code.
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Offline ninn

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Re: Reading the Code on a Microprocessor
« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2013, 02:37:16 pm »
I want to see that "human friendly" asm  >:D
 

Offline nuhamind2

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Re: Reading the Code on a Microprocessor
« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2013, 02:56:08 pm »
I want to see that "human friendly" asm  >:D
Aren't people in the past talk assembly.
 

Offline free_electron

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Re: Reading the Code on a Microprocessor
« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2013, 03:56:15 pm »
I want to see that "human friendly" asm  >:D
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