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Old 01-08-2007, 08:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm not very good with using computers, and I just couldn't figure this out. Is there any way to install a .pkg file on Windows? I'm trying to download something for Mac, and copying it to a flash drive i have. However, whenever i try to double click the .pkg file, I end up browsing it, rather than having an installer come up like it does with a Mac. Can anyone help?

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To copy it to a flash drive, just drag and drop.


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Old 01-08-2007, 08:13 PM   #3 (permalink)
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noo... I need to execute it first. Thing is, and this is probably really minor, dont yell at me. I'm installing a game. Gasp, wow not important enough to be on this forum? Anyway my plan is, and dont say i have no life, because I know i do. The school i go to limits the student's priveliges of installing, and for some reason it blocks off the installation. I know I will be able to run it if i dont have to install it off of the schools comp. Basically i need to
1)Install using Windows
2) Copy the resulting program to flash drive.

Somone help please?
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Old 01-08-2007, 08:46 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Ok I'll shrink the question.

How do I install .pkg files on Windows?
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Old 01-08-2007, 09:43 PM   #5 (permalink)
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pretty sure these are specific to the Mac OS.
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It's an installer for Mac OS.
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Old 01-08-2007, 11:55 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Well... i pretty much know that much. I'm asking if there is like a program that would allow Windows to install it. If not, oh well. Thanks.
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Old 01-09-2007, 06:55 AM   #8 (permalink)
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basically in the hardest way possible i think hes saying

he wants a game on his pendrive in a no-install type setup so he can run it directly off a school computer, kinda like the pendrive windows requires no install.

for this you are going to need a cracked game im pretty sure, some cracked games i have especially all of my command and conquers are no install and run directly out of a folder. as for the cracking part im not to farmiliar with this so google
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Old 01-09-2007, 09:16 PM   #9 (permalink)
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EXACTLY, THATS WHAT I"M ASKING. Oh well, i'm seeing as there is no Windows program that installs pkg, i see this topic is pointless now... Thanks everyone
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Old 01-09-2007, 11:51 PM   #10 (permalink)
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why don't you make it a dmg file on the mac then use ultraiso in windows or vice-versa?

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