version 6.5.x core additions / changes

- detection of every major PC ISO Game / Application protection
- currently covers 543 detections, including win32/64 exe protectors & packers, .net protectors, dongles, licenses & installers
- sector scanning CDs / DVDs for Copy Protections
- files / folders can simply be dragged & dropped into pid
- strong scanning routines allowing it to detect multiple protections
- easy scanning via shell context menu
- useful additional misc tools included
- coded 100% in Win32 assembly language
- fully 32bit & 64bit compliant
- working from Win9x to Windows 8

version 6.4.x core additions / changes

- new: added in whois capabilities to IP/Name resolver
- new: compiler detector updated to detect:
- more Borland Delphi
- more Visual C/C++
- more MinGW
- Visual Objects
- Liberty BASIC
- REALbasic

- update: changed output for rar/zip etc. wich is non protection related to be displayed in the logwindow only.
            (protection report will only display protected files like securom/starforce containers etc.)
- update: some tweaks for the shortcut creation system
- bugfix: possible digital signature check crash fixed
- bugfix: peid extension code tweaks & some fixes
- bugfix: fixed closing a bad handle

version 6.3.x core additions / changes

- new: compiled using masm v10 compiler & linker
- new: added in new and optimized scanning routines
- new: protection id is now able to scan inside msi files
- new: clean temp tool (Extensions -> Clean Temp)
- new: added in our own fast internal zlib decompresion routines
- new: compiler detector updated to detect:
- more Visual C++
- appended flash files
- Power Basic
- Watcom C/C++
- MinGW

CD/DVD/Image file/sector scan

- added in SecuROM v7.40 (or newer) detection via sector scan
- some more updates on the iso making code, and the cddvd_api core
- tweaking the cd/dvd dialog portion, now detects and reports errors better, along with better sector calculations(will now abort if it detects a css encrypted sector when making an iso)

Application Details:

Version: 6.x
License: Free to use and share
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Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.7.8

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Scanning game and application executables, dlls and data files for protections.

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version 6.4.0 tested

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowFedora 19 x86_64Dec 15 20131.7.8Yes Yes PlatinumAnastasius Focht 
CurrentFedora 12 x86_64Jul 21 20101.2Yes Yes PlatinumAnastasius Focht 
ShowFedora 12 x86_64Feb 23 20101.1.39Yes Yes PlatinumAnastasius Focht 

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