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Windows 7: possible to execute an application located in a network folder

08 Jul 2015   #1

windows xp 32bit
possible to execute an application located in a network folder


Is it possible to execute an application located in a network folder ( i.e. \\server1\appl.exe ).

Changing compatibility properties on the shortcut is not allowed.

King regards !!!

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08 Jul 2015   #2

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit

Welcome to the forum.

You normally wouldn't consider this a compatibility issue unless it worked in an older OS.
In many cases applications that were not designed to work this way will not. This is for a wide variety of reasons. There is no general way to make this work and in many cases it will not be practical.

Some applications will run this way. It all depends on the details of the application.
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