How to decompile an exe file compiled by py2exe?

Thomas Jollans nospam at
Sat Sep 24 10:07:55 CEST 2005

Leo Jay wrote:
> Dear All,
> I lost my source code because of my incaution.
> so anyone can tell me how to decompile the exe file compiled by py2exe?
> Thanks.
> --
> Best Regards,
> Leo Jay

If you find a program that de-compiles exe to python, it will most 
likely use very ugly, c-like python because a microchip is no python 
interpreter. This is based on the assumption that py2exe really 
generates a pure exe and not an exe that interprets bytecode python.
be that the case, it may yield decent results, but ugly nontheless.

It might better to re-write it...

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