General Settings

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Project's name

The name of the project will be the name of the solution in Visual Studio, but this can be edited. The application will be associated with the project in the ByteHide account of the user who is logged in at that time. Or one will be created with that name.

how to configure or setup a ByteHide Shield Project

Protect settings

Project applications will appear in the left side, while the name of the application file to be protected will appear in the File to protect field on the right side.

Setting up project settings

If your application does not appear on the left side, and the file to protect field appears empty, you must manually type the name of the .exe or .dll file to protect so that the extension recognizes it correctly.

Default and custom protections

The protections will apply to all the applications that a project has. Different protection profiles offered by the Shield can be chosen.

Aplying default Shield obfuscator protections

If you need a custom configuratio for the protection of your project, you can add the corresponding configuration file in the project folder and select the Find manual settings. In this way the protections that this file contains will be applied.

Setting up custom shield protections

Configure release and debug

The ByteHide extension allows you to apply security settings only on the Build Profile of your choice. You will have full control over when you want to use it. You can choose to do it only in the Release Build or in the Debug Build.

bytehide shield custom configuration

You can also configure the execution of the ByteHide Shield protections during any of the Custom Build Profiles you have.

Here we have a profile called Testing, and this will be the one that we will have selected in the extension to be executed in the build process.

bytehide shield custom build and settings

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