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06-01-2000, 01:32 PM
Is there a way to launch an EXE file from a HTML page?

Please help. This one's important!

Pope de Flash
06-04-2000, 06:46 PM
I don't think so, I think the browser will kick it into either the auto ask if they want to start the exe or download it. I can tell you this I don't want a exe starting on its own without me saying ok. That has the smell of Virus all over it. Regards, Bill

The Master
06-13-2000, 07:03 PM

For one with IE you can choose open file fromt his location and click yes.. and that will launch the executable (after click)

For two you can get a ActiveX component that will do that for you.. (I don't know of a free one but last I looked there where several for sale)

Your best bet is with a flash standalone executable though it works the nicest..

But as Pope de Flash mentioned there are security issue's..