Help File:FAQs

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Note that this is only a small FAQ covering the more common questions. Please search the forum and see the website for solutions to any problems you have that aren't listed here. Oh, and make sure you check the rest of this help document too!


Q: When will there be a MAC version?

A: As soon as flying pigs have landed on the frozen plains of hell.


Q: Will Cheat Engine work on online games?

A: Most of the time, no.


Q: Will Dark Byte help me with online games?

A: No


Q: If I do send dark byte an e-mail asking how to Cheat in an online game, what will he do?

A: He won't reply, or he replies in such way that it really pisses you off.


Q: I tried editing my money in a online game and it showed on my screen that it worked. But when I bought sometimes with it my money was set back to what it used to be, minus what I just bought?

A: That is because the server knows how much money you have. You just changed the display value.


Q: Can I use Cheat Engine to hack, crack or unprotect other programs?

A: No, you may only use Cheat Engine for legal activities. If the license agreement of a game says to not disassemble it, then do not use CE's disassembler features (if you're scared)!


Q: Do I have to pay for Cheat Engine?

A: No, Cheat Engine is completely free.


Q: Can I have the sourcecode?

A: Sure, go to the download page and download it there.


Q: I paid over $100 for Cheat Engine, and now I find out I can't use it on my online game. I demand a refund!!!

A: ...stupid idiot...


Q: Why isn't Cheat Engine digitally signed? I'm too scared to download it now

A: Because I hate this mentality where everything has to be feared on the internet. If you don't want to download it, then don't, and go to a shrink to deal with your anxiety problems.


Q: Can I send dark byte emails that aren't in English?

A: Sure, but don't expect him to read beyond the first word before deleting it.


Q: Can I send dark byte emails that are translated to English by an automated translator ?

A: Can do of course you, expect don't reply any bedspread dark from byte.


Q: When the download finished my anti virus showed up it that is contained a virus! Am I going to die now?

A: Just add Cheat Engine to the ignore list, it's a false positive, or anti-virus vendors are just retards. Again, if you're too scared to run it, then don't.


Q: When will the next version of Cheat Engine come out?

A: Someday.


Q: Will the next version of Cheat Engine be undetected for current anti-Cheat systems?

A: Most likely not


Q: I can't run a memory-scan or pointer-scan because CE can't allocate memory (or similar message). How can I fix this?

A: Try deleting the contents of your TEMP folder.


Q: I've found a bug. Can I report this, and if so, how?

A: Feel free to submit bugs and suggestions to me via email or PM. Check out the bugtracker (from the main page) to see if it's already been noted though.


Q: I'm having 'xxx' issue with 'xxx' game and also 'xxx'. Can you tell me what to do?

A: No. Such questions are out of the scope of this guide, and have most likely been covered before anyway. The best thing to do is visit the forum and run a search there, or post.


Q: Can you make a 'xxx' hack for 'xxx' game for me?

A: No. And if it's for an online game, even more definitely no!


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