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the last byte of API/library call instructions is always 0x0A It's because calls needs to have method (ref) as a parameter and methods are defined in the table that has an id of 0x0A. Having bytes of the call like this 280600000A let's go one by one. 0x28 - is the value for opcode 'call' and it takes one operand. the rest of the opcode is the metadata ...


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Unlike Linux, syscall numbers can and do change between Windows versions, so any program using raw syscalls would not run properly on a different OS release. The only officially supported API is provided by the system DLLs such as kernel32.dll, user32.dll and so on. So while fully static Windows binaries are possible, they are not practical and so are very ...


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