Re: Running Applications

Bob Jernigan (jern@spaceaix.jhuapl.edu)
Fri, 11 Oct 1996 09:44:28 -0500 (EDT)


From: jern@spaceaix.jhuapl.edu (Bob Jernigan)
Message-Id: <9610111344.AA20015@sdrmis.jhuapl.edu>
Subject: Re: Running Applications
To: francis@di.uminho.pt (Francisco Pinto)
Date: Fri, 11 Oct 1996 09:44:28 -0500 (EDT)
Cc: francis@di.uminho.pt, www-html@w3.org, www-talk@w3.org
In-Reply-To: <9610111105.AA05127@s700.di.uminho.pt> from "Francisco Pinto" at Oct 11, 96 11:05:25 am

This can be done but do you really want to?  Just to be sure I know
what you're asking, you want to configure your browser so that when
you click a url like "http://disk.destroyer.ugh/erasedsk.exe", the
executable will immediately destroy your disk.  Is that what
you want?

bob
> 
> 
> 
> Hello,
> 
> I am having a little problem.
> How can I execute an application 
> 
> 	Binary Executable (application/octet-stream) (exe,bin)
> 
> immediately after download it from the Internet through a Browser, without 
> saving it to disk?
> 
> The goal is to install automatically a software package, running first 
> the setup application. I know that this could be dangerous in security 
> terms. But this case, is a particular case, where I know what software 
> pack I will run.
> 
> I need this preferentially for Windows Environments.
> If someone could help me, I'll appreciate.
> 
> 
> Thanks in advance,
> 
> Francisco Pinto
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>