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runnig exe on client side

alec stewart stewart
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Joined: Dec 23, 2003
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i have an exe which is on the server whenever the client requests a particular jsp page that exe should get executed on the client side.
Bear Bibeault
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The only way to do this is to have the user download the exe and execute it. You cannot cause anything to execute without the user knowing about it for obvious security reasons.

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