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How get and parse a manifest of an external application using delphi

The Road to Delphi РA manifest is basically a XML file that contains settings that informs Windows how to handle a program when it is started.  The manifest can be embedded inside the program file (as a resource) or it can be located in a separate external XML file. In this article I will show how you can read a embedded windows application manifest from a exe using delphi and parse the information contained using XPath. The manifest are full of rich information which you can use to determine for example the Requested Execution Levels  or the version of the comctl32.dll used by an application. To read the ...
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