decode old file

I have a problem I need solved, not really an independent project. I have some old files that are used by a legacy application whose character encoding I can't determine. I would like to pay the first person who successfully tells me the way to decode them. I know some of the contents at the beginning of the files and have figured out that the first letter corresponds to at least the first byte. So for instance each line that when decoded begins with an "A" starts with byte(98). This extends to words as well, so each line that begins with "hello" will have the same beginning byte sequence. But I can't figure out how to split the "hello" into individual characters, ie I can't deduce the characters after the first one. Maybe the program is using a weird endianness or something. The fact that the first letters and words map directly to predictable byte sequences makes me think that the files are either not encrypted or else very weakly so. Someone with experience with old file formats or cryptograhy might be able to sort this out. If interested contact me and I'll send the files along with the text that I know appears with them.


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( 0 arvostelua ) Houston, United States

Projektin tunnus: #310500

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Hi, I'm interested.

$500 USD 10 päivässä
(38 arvostelua)

Please send me the file and other information so I can join the race. thx

$250 USD 2 päivässä
(10 arvostelua)

I'd just like to try. I'm prety good with logic puzles so this would be a nice game to play :)

$250 USD 999 päivässä
(6 arvostelua)

Ready to start and await selection/

$250 USD 0 päivässä
(0 arvostelua)

Dear sir, I have some background in reverse engineering, and I'm experienced in low level stuff. You can check my profile if you wish. I would like to see your original files and the -exact- enclosed text. Notice Lisää

$750 USD 15 päivässä
(98 arvostelua)

I'm interested. Please send me file.

$500 USD 5 päivässä
(1 arvostelu)

please check pmb

$500 USD 5 päivässä
(19 arvostelua)

I'm interested, please send me a sample.

$250 USD 3 päivässä
(1 arvostelu)