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I want to build an html/JavaScript front end for a cd menu. The idea being
that users can install software from the interface. At present, when users
click the 'install' button I get a dialogue box that asks the user if they
want to save the file or open it. Choosing to 'open' it allows the software
to install. Is there a way using JavaScript to circumvent this, open an
alert to confirm the install and then run the executable for the install?

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Daren.
Jul 20 '05 #1
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Daren Perry hu kiteb:
I want to build an html/JavaScript front end for a cd menu. The idea
being that users can install software from the interface. At present,
when users click the 'install' button I get a dialogue box that asks
the user if they want to save the file or open it. Choosing to 'open'
it allows the software to install. Is there a way using JavaScript to
circumvent this, open an alert to confirm the install and then run
the executable for the install?


Javascript cannot directly run any programs present on the local
computer. Thus, what you ask is not possible. It would amount to a
security breach.
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