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Hi
long time fan of the videos.  I was wondering could you please tell me more about cracking games I own.
How do I know I'm just downloading the crack?  And not a backdoor or something.  If the code is being changed how do I know the change is just the DRM?
Many thanks

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On 3/17/2023 at 8:20 AM, yoda55 said:

How do I know I'm just downloading the crack?  And not a backdoor or something.  If the code is being changed how do I know the change is just the DRM?

"That's the neat part, you don't"

Unless you posses an acumen related debugging, decompiling, or just general security. You could try virus scans, or loading it up in a VM and packet sniffer to see if it's phoning home, but that's just one measure that's not guaranteed to catch anything.

 

Basically it's word of mouth only

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It's crucial to exercise caution and follow some best practices:

Trustworthy sources: Only download cracks from reputable sources with a good track record. Community forums and websites dedicated to game cracking may be helpful, but exercise caution and research the credibility of these sources before proceeding.

Scan files: Before executing any downloaded files, use a reliable antivirus software to scan them for potential threats. This helps to mitigate the risk of malware or viruses.

Verify the source: If possible, check for user reviews, comments, or feedback on the crack you intend to download. The experiences and opinions of other users can provide some insight into its safety and reliability.

Use virtual environments: Consider running cracked games in a sandbox or virtual environment to isolate them from your main system. This approach adds an extra layer of security and prevents potential harm to your personal files and sensitive data.

Keep your software up to date: Regularly update your operating system, antivirus software, and any other security tools you use. These updates often include patches for known vulnerabilities, enhancing your system's overall security.

Backup important data: Prioritize backing up your important files and data regularly. In case of any issues arising from cracked software, you can restore your system to a previous state without losing valuable information.

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