Working with executables.

Posted on 2008-06-10
Last Modified: 2013-12-17
Is it possible in .net visual C# to copy and program.exe file from a remote source to the local pc and execute the program with command line switches?
Question by:edrosie
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by:Rob Siklos
ID: 21753252
Sure, what's the remote source?  Network share? FTP? HTTP?

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Network Share


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Rob Siklos earned 500 total points
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To copy the file:

   File.Copy(@"\\machinename\c$\myapp.exe", @"c:\myapp.exe");

To execute the file:

Process myProcess = new Process();
myProcess.StartInfo.FileName = @"c:\myapp.exe";
myProcess.StartInfo.CreateNoWindow = true;
myProcess.StartInfo.Arguments = "/c /b /f=test";
myProcess.StartInfo.UseShellExecute = false;

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ID: 31465842
Thank you very much

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