How access local file on http or http://localhost without a webserver.

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I am currently developing installer for a APP, the aplication api only takes http protocal, that is:
something like http:/......./xxx.cab
its not taking C:/.../xxx.cab.
My requirement is to access the file over http without web server. IF web server is required at any cost, the web server has to temporary installed and lite weight.
Please guide me through. looking for sample code
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>>IF web server is required at any cost, the web server has to temporary
>>installed and lite weight.

Let me put it like that - since you explicitly need the HTTP protocol, you can't do that without a web server. I had that requirement recently, and the one I chose for that because it pretty much works out of the box is that one: http://www.hiawatha-webserver.org/

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i guess so.

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