Introduction: How to Make a KeyGen

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This Is A Simple How to make a Keygen in VB.NET and NO Im not using real Keys. But What You Would Do Is in the coding you would have to replace the X's with The key itself.

Step 1: Make a New Proect

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Start Visual Basic 2010.
Make a New Windows Form Applications.

Step 2: Make 4 Labels

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Make 4 Labels. One that says "64bit Key" and another for "32bit Key."
Make 2 other Labels that say "Key".

Step 3: Make 2 Text Boxes and 2 Buttons

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Make 2 Text Boxes and 2 Buttons.
Name The Buttons Generate and Keep The Text Boxes Blank.

Step 4: Coding the Buttons

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For the Generate Buttons (Buttons 1/2) Put this code in:
TextBox1.Text = Int(Rnd() * 4)
Select Case TextBox1.Text
Case 0
Case 1
Case 2
Case 3
Case 4
Case 5
End Select

Step 5: Run It and If It Works Your Finished

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Run and See if it works Without Error
If So Build and Publish It


CuteEwok'sO (author)2014-10-03

I want to make a Keygen Music Keygen, where you hit a button to hear a chiptune.

SeargentA (author)2014-09-21

Download my own KeyGen for all games:

zack247 (author)2011-03-17

i would see this as more of a potential use as something for activating a product, sort of like you get a code from the producer, put in this and it gives you the code to get the code for activation, unfortunately as Ether said you would have to do a lot more work to make it a actual "keygen".

error32 (author)2011-03-17

I think you mean that you made a die simulation program that will display some text rather than a number.

Ether Kalmar (author)2011-03-17

Sorry, but this isn't a keygen, it's just displaying some codes you will obtain from other actual keygens released by the crack groups.

To improve it you need to figure out and include the mathemetic formulas used to generate and verify actual unique keys to call it a keygen.

Obviously, that's rather hard to do without reverse engineering the copy protection systems for the specific application.

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