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How to Run a non-install exe?

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axnate Saturday 21 December 2013 at 3:09

I want to run some windows apps that don't have installation files.  They just have exe's and maybe some other files.  Playonlinux seems to want an installation package to install.  I simply want to run a executable that didn't come with an installation.  What's the best way to do this in Playonlinux?
petch Saturday 21 December 2013 at 7:54

- Create a virtual drive
"Configure" button > "New" button (bottom left)
- Copy the exe into the virtual drive
Should be below ~/.PlayOnLinux/wineprefix/NameOfYourVirtualDrive/drive_c/
- Create a shortcut
"Configure" button > (select NameOfYourVirtualDrive) > "General" tab > "Create a shortcut from this virtual drive" button