Re: Run file as exe?



Actually, the ability to execute a file with a non-executable extension was
available under DOS.

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"Jim Carlock" <anonymous@localhost> wrote in message
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> And I've been uptight about Internet Explorer reading and parsing
> XML files, and executing code inside of files with a .txt extension.
>
> .txt files aren't what they used to be. Guess I'm still stuck in old DOS
> thinks.
>
> --
> Jim Carlock
> Please post replies to newsgroup.
>
> "J French" <erewhon@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, 17 May 2005 12:49:50 GMT, "Trammel" <Me@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> <snip>
>
> >> Try
> >> Call Shell( Main.txt )
> >>
> >> You might be rather surprized
> >
> >Damn!!!
> >I coulda swore that opened a .txt file with notepad!!!
> >
> >Oh well... stupid me :(
> >I feel.... || this small right now - lol
> >
> >Thnx for the reply J French :)
>
> It's Ok - it is a rather obscure feature
> - I only discovered it by accident
>
>


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