is it true that .exe file will run only on windows platform ??

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    Not sure if you're serious but the answer is the boot loader. Although, it doesn't stick around after the OS has started.

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    Quote Originally Posted by whiteflags View Post
    Although, it doesn't stick around after the OS has started.
    Same question!
    Last edited by GReaper; 02-06-2011 at 09:38 AM.
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    Well the boot loader is stored in ROM, which is run by a set of hard coded instructions in a CPU, executed when it's turned on. Then the boot loader will do it's very simple tasks to start the OS, then the OS takes over.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sipher
    Same question!
    Explained here.

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    Actually, there is no point. The first result I get is really the one that whiteflags' linked to, which adequately explains the thing. You're trolling at this point.
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    Quote Originally Posted by laserlight View Post
    Explained here.
    Very funny... And what's trolling?!
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    "drawing a baited line through the water," or fishing for an argument.

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    Is that bad? I'm just kidding.
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