to install .cab file to the iphone 3S

Posted on 2010-11-22
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I need to install .cab file to the iphone3S..firstly I will copy .cab file to the iphone and then run it by double-click on the iphone..how can we do this? I can do it on the htc hd2 with windows mobile easily but I think it very diffucult to do this with iphone
Question by:teodor76

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moonie42 earned 1000 total points
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CAB files are typically Microsoft-based installers (aka Microsoft Cabinet files).  Since iPhone runs a BSD/FreeBSD-based OS, it won't work.  Refer to this article for additional info:  http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Internet_Email/Web_Browsers/Safari/Q_23858738.html

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It is not possible, but you can extract information from the .CAB file that me be useful for you.

The binaries cant be executed on the iPhone architecture.

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What are you specifically trying to accomplish?

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