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I've downloaded several android apps and when extracted the file is an .exe (windows) file instead. This is more common than I like. I download my apps from my usenetserver.
What, if anything, can I do with these .exe files to get them installed on my android device?



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I've downloaded several android apps and when extracted the file is an .exe (windows) file instead. This is more common than I like. I download my apps from my usenetserver.
What, if anything, can I do with these .exe files to get them installed on my android device?



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These files usually come compressed in zip format, as well.
 
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I've downloaded several android apps and when extracted the file is an .exe (windows) file instead. This is more common than I like. I download my apps from my usenetserver.
What, if anything, can I do with these .exe files to get them installed on my android device?



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just rename zip/exe to apk
 
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just rename zip/exe to apk
I think I tried that, but will give it a go and see if it works.
 
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just rename zip/exe to apk
Renamed the exe to apk, and didn't work. Gave a 'Problem Parsing the package' error
 
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Renamed the exe to apk, and didn't work. Gave a 'Problem Parsing the package' error
thats because the apk cant run on ur android version
 
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I've downloaded several android apps and when extracted the file is an .exe (windows) file instead. This is more common than I like. I download my apps from my usenetserver.
What, if anything, can I do with these .exe files to get them installed on my android device?



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You've downloaded the apk from a warez site (of course), right!?
 
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You've downloaded the apk from a warez site (of course), right!?
From Usenetserver. Via NewsLeecher.

Here is one of the links I'm trying to download and install today. It has an exe extension where I expect an apk.
http://globalsearch.usenetserver.com...emode=viewpost

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