By using Cheat Engine when playing games you can save a lot of time. In this article you can read how to use it, we take Plants vs. Zombies as an example.
Step 1. Download Cheat Engine
You can find it at
Step 2. Download the game you want to play with Cheat Engine
In this example we will take Plants vs. zombies.
Step 3. Open both the game and Cheat Engine
Step 4. Click on “open processes” at the top left of the Cheat Engine window
Step 5. In the “process list” click on the option “PlantsVsZombies.exe”
Click on "open."
Step 6. Select the value you want to change
For example, if you start a new game at Plants vs. Zombies you will see that you only have 25 suns.
Step 7. Enter the value at Cheat Engine
Enter 25 in the "Hex" field and click on "New Scan". Now all kinds of data will appear in the table on the left where it says "Address" and "Value".
Step 8. See if the value changes in the game
For example, if you grab a sun in Plants vs. Zombies your energy is 100.
Method 1 of 1: Use Cheat Engine Manually
Step 1. Type the value in the "Hex" field
Type the value 100 in the "Hex" field and click "Next Scan". Now you only see one address and one value in the left table.
Step #2. Double click on the value
In the example it is 100. If you double click on it, an option will appear in the table “Add Address Manually”. Now double click on 100 in the table “Add Address Manually”.
Step 3. Change the value
For example, in the "Change Value" window, you can change 100 to 999999 and click "OK".
Step 4. Check if the new value appears in the game
in plants vs. You should now have 999999 suns with zombies.
For more examples, see
- It doesn't work with "Art Money", it just changes how the game looks. It does not change the actual values.
- Never choose more than one value at a time in the left column.