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01-May-2013, 05:09 PM #1
Unhappy How to extract .exe on a Mac?
I know this is probably a silly question, but how can I extract .exe on a Mac, I don't have bootcamp or Parallels. I need a simple way to open an .exe, please help?

I'm running my Mac on Mac OS X Lion 10.7.5 if that helps anything.
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01-May-2013, 11:01 PM #2
find this answer hope this will help you: http://en.kioskea.net/forum/affich-2...ile-in-macbook
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It all depends on the kind of exe file it is.

If it is a simply a self extracting zip file, you can often rename the .exe extension of the file name to .zip an double click on it.
Other times you can start /Applications/Utilities/Terminal, type unzip, drag the file into this window and then hit enter.

If it isn't a self extracting zip file, you have to use some Windows emulation type software like noted by tompatrick.
I would recommend Wineskin over Winebottler though. http://wineskin.urgesoftware.com/tiki-index.php

It's easier to use and the latest beta doesn't require X11 which is another piece of software you would have to install using Winebottler.
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