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What is the difference between an EXE and a DLL?

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What is the difference between an EXE and a DLL?..

Answer / manoj

Exe file is the executable(machine language) file which is
generated after successful compilation and linking process
of a programing language.

these files are especially created under dos Environment
like ms-dos this file is treated as the exteranal command
and whenever we execute this file the dos gives control to
the exe file and lets it to do what ever has been
instructed in this file.

in contrast the .DLL file usually comes under the 32-Bit
world like windows which contains all the API(Application
program interface)funtions which are called during
execution of a program.

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What is the difference between an EXE and a DLL?..

Answer / kirti

You can create an objects of Dll but not of the EXE.

Dll is an In-Process Component whereas EXE is an OUt-Process Component.

Exe is for single use whereas you can use Dll for multiple use.

Exe can be started as standalone where dll cannot be.

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What is the difference between an EXE and a DLL?..

Answer / rohit passi

1.In Exe Main() exit and in dll no Main().
2.Exe can compie and execute and dll can compile only.
3.Exe User Interface and dll is not user interface.
4.Exe is not secure and dll is secure.


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