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get ocx file version in java

 
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Hi,

I am unable to think of any way to get the version of ocx file from downloaded program files folder.

anyone pls help.
 
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Hi Priya,

It is quite easy, but it is a lot of work. ocx file is in fact
a dll, which is just a PE executable containing resources. You
must parse the content of the file, get the resources section,
find version info and read it. The texts describing the structure
of the files are:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/msdnmag/issues/02/02/PE/default.aspx
http://msdn.microsoft.com/msdnmag/issues/02/03/PE2/default.aspx

Then you will need to parse the structure of the resources section.
For that, use windows header files, or if you don't have platform
SDK, I think you can successfully use Wine (winehq.org).

Good luck!
Petr
 
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