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    Encrypting connection string

    no need to be sorry.... since I am actually going to implement both ways... I just want to see whether I can keep the app.config secret as well... Cause that's the major problem i'm encountering right now. Thanks
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    Encrypting connection string

    May I go on and ask....let's say I'm working on a normal window form application, with the string storing in app.config. How can I keep the config file from being accessed by others? Since it's local machine, people can click directly to the file and open the config file.
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    Encrypting connection string

    Thanks Neal... In fact the case right now is that I have a web.config file that stores the database connection string. However, since web.config is easily accessable, is there a way to let's say encrypt the file or block people from accessing it? Thanks again.
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    Encrypting connection string

    In my application, there is a connection string to the database. Is there any way I can prevent people from knowing the actual connection string (especially from admin people who know actually know the code of the program)? Below are the ways I thought of but they all seem to have flaw: 1)...
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    How to check Windows Edition?

    I found the answer to the question! Thanks JuggaloBrotha first of all. While continuously searching on the net, I found this useful piece of code: PublicEnum SystemMetric AsInteger TabletPC = 86 EndEnum And with this function call I can check whether it's a tabletPC...
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    How to check Windows Edition?

    I've been struggling to check for Windows Edition with vb.net.... i.e. Home Edition, Profession Edition, TabletPC Edition I noticed that to check the operating system version, I can use Environment.OSVersion.ToString (it'll give me Windows NT 5.1.2600.0 where "Windows 5.1" represents XP....and...
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