PreEmptive Protection - Dotfuscator
Community Edition


Dotfuscator Community Edition (Dotfuscator CE) is included for free with Microsoft Visual Studio.
This page details how to obtain Dotfuscator CE so that you can begin protecting your application.

Visual Studio 2017

In Visual Studio 2017, you can install Dotfuscator CE by using the Visual Studio Installer.

If you have not yet installed Visual Studio 2017, you can obtain the installer from the Visual Studio website.

If you have already installed Visual Studio 2017, you can access the installer in the following way:

  1. Open the Start Menu.
  2. Select All apps.
  3. From the list of apps, select Visual Studio Installer.
  4. The Visual Studio installer opens. Under Installed, locate the edition to modify, and click Modify.

In either event, the installer will display installation options for the selected Visual Studio edition. You can then install Dotfuscator CE as an individual component of Visual Studio 2017:

  1. Select the Individual components tab.
  2. Under Code tools, check the PreEmptive Protection - Dotfuscator item.

  3. The Summary panel displays PreEmptive Protection - Dotfuscator under the Individual Components section.

  4. Configure any further installation settings as appropriate for your environment.
  5. When ready to install or modify your installation, click the Install or Modify button.

Once the installation is complete, you can start using Dotfuscator CE.

Visual Studio 2015

Dotfuscator CE is installed with every edition of Visual Studio 2015 automatically.
After installing Visual Studio 2015, you can start using Dotfuscator CE.

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