I am working with a dumped program, and I essentially want to load it into IDA without performing any (relocation) address fixups. Is there a way to do this?

I have tried the following without success:
1. Manually loading it, and choosing not to load the .reloc section
2. Rebasing the image base to zero

  • Maybe load it as a binary file, and then split into segments using a bit of .py or .idc script. Commented May 27, 2018 at 8:46

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environment variable IDA_NORELOC might work.


Rename the ".reloc" section, if IDA can't find it, it can't relocate the image.


I found that if I chose a load address manually, IDA would offset these references by whatever address I chose. If I didn't choose a load address manually, then IDA wouldn't change those references, so then all I needed to do was rebase the program without performing fixups.

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