Problem with a broken link

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I used to distribute software on my website by offering as a download
an installer.msi.

I now need to distribute it as installer.exe.

There are many requests from other sites coming directly for

I tried doing a server-side redirect from 'installer.msi' to
'installer.exe'  but when the client goes to run the file, windows
complains of file corruption (since the msi file is really an exe

Question is: what is the recommended strategy to deal with this
problem? There are hundreds  of shareware sites redirecting users to
that file, and i can't seem to get the client browser to start
downloading 'installer.exe'.

Any help immensly appreciated..

Re: Problem with a broken link wrote:
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Hmmz, when a server-siode redirect straight to the *.exe isn't really
working, perhaps redirecting to some PHP-page which sends the appropriate
headers (filename, mime-type, length etc), before sending the *.exe?

Rik Wasmus

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