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How to run an exec file in Android?

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  • Started 3 years ago by cyber
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cyber
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I read here http://www.howtogeek.com/12048.....r-nexus-s/ "Run the .exe file after downloading it to install it." but you can't run .exe files on Android since they are binary so how can I do?

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GuiltySpark
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Hi cyber ,

Welcome to HTG ,

Are you running a Nexus ?

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cyber
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Yes, Nexus 7

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whs
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I have never done this (but have to do it soon). But regarding the .exe file I think that pertains to the PC, not the N7.

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digitalagent
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It wants you to run the exe file from your pc, not on the actual android device.

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jhwalker
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Um, Android's executable file type is APK, not EXE. Windows uses EXE. To download APK apps, head yourself over to Google Play, unless you are out of touch with the technology world and only ahve Android Eclair or something so go to the Market

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