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how I can run any .exe file through WebService that I build ?

thank’s in advance


Take a look at the System.Diagnostics.Process class.


You can try this.

using System.Diagnostics;

class Program
    static void Main()


I think you want to be able to send a exe file to your webservice and than execute that?

I would advice to following sequence.

  1. Recieve the file and write it to a temporary directory.
    • Optionally scan the file with a anti-virus scanner. (Depending on the level of trust of your webservice)
    • Use Process.Start to start the temporary file and wait for it to stop running (perhaps supply a parameter to wait for exit or not)
    • Delete the temporary file.
    • Report back the result of the execution (if it’s console application you could even report back the text printed by the application).

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