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How to download and deploy an exe file

Xu Li
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Joined: Dec 02, 2002
Posts: 11
I have an applet that calls a local exe. How can I code the jsp so that the exe file can be auto downloaded and copyed to a specified directory in the local client's machine? Thx. a lot for your help.
Rgs,
lixu
Robert Paris
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Joined: Jul 28, 2002
Posts: 585
Thank god you can't!
John Lee
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Joined: Aug 05, 2001
Posts: 2545
No, you can't. I think this is a rule for security reason.
John Lee
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Joined: Aug 05, 2001
Posts: 2545
For complete information, please refer to EJB and J2EE specs.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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