Windows Executable EXE

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Format Specifications

// Windows Executable
// EXE file format

2 bytes (char) - signature // "MZ"

2 bytes (char) - signature  // "NE" - New Executable
                            // "LX" or "LE" - Linear Executable
                            // "PE" - Portable Executable

MultiEx BMS Script

Not written yet.

Notes and Comments

  • The Portable Executable (PE) format is a file format for executables, object code, DLLs and others used in 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows operating systems.
  • Pascal executables seems to have MZP signature.
  • After MS-DOS header there is Windows Header which may conatin signatures for file formats like New Executable (NE).

Compatible Programs

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