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how to call windows exe with parameter from asp.net application

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how to call windows exe with parameter from asp.net application? Actually I have written code in button_load event. its running fine when i run from my computer and it passes parameters but when i published my web app on server and i tried from there , its not loading my exe. forget about parameter.
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Dim sInfo As New Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo("//vsapps/cgs/ContractAutomation.exe") 'C:\\Documents and Settings\\hkacholi\\My Documents\\Visual Studio 2005\\Projects\\TestParamFromAsp\\TestParamFromAsp\\bin\\Debug\\TestParamFromAsp.exe")
 
        ' startInfo.WindowStyle = Diagnostics.ProcessWindowStyle.Maximized
        Dim p As New Diagnostics.Process
        'Diagnostics.Process.Start(sInfo)
 
        sInfo.Arguments = "12345" 'Contract number
 
        'Diagnostics.Process.Start(sInfo)
 
        sInfo.RedirectStandardOutput = True
        sInfo.RedirectStandardInput = True
        sInfo.RedirectStandardError = True
        sInfo.CreateNoWindow = True
        sInfo.UseShellExecute = False
 
        p.StartInfo = sInfo
        p.Start()

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That code behine will be running on the server so it will try to run the program on the server not the client. To do it on the client you need to use client side scripting like javascript - which you can do with the following code got from here http://www.tutorial5.com/content/view/51/45/
<SCRIPT Language="JScript">
function runcmd() {
File="cmd.exe";
WSH=new ActiveXObject("WScript.Shell");
WSH.run(File);
}
</SCRIPT>

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by:hkacholia
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how to pass parameter with WSH.run(file)
i want to pass contract number from asp web application to windows vb exe so that it will come up with contract number n existing details.
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It works thanks.
but i wanted to pass an argument also with opening exe so that i can pull up all the information about that id or number.
it works with system.diagnostics.process.arguments.
i wrote that in code behind , it works fine but when i write javascript it didnt pass parameter.
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