I would like to download Windows 8 disk images, but the files I have for the download are
100189659562.sdx. How can I open these files on my computer running Ubuntu?
After they are downloaded, decrypted, and unpacked by the Secure Download Manager, there will be an ISO and a license file inside its own folder.
Unfortunately, you can only use Windows or Mac to extract these files so they work, as the SDM and the
TL;DR: you can't open these files on Ubuntu.
Now you can use WINE to allow you to run this Window-only file. WINE is a software package that allows some windows applications to run on Linux. To install, just press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the command(s) below:
Make sure that you use IE6 as the browser in WINE — the SDM just works with this and not with IE9. So, that' why you need to get the winetricks package
Then, setup wine.
Now, install the SDM.
Click through the installer. Change the install directory to C:\SDM\ or something similar
Now you need to get the .sdx file. Save it. The file is named something like 100001234.sdx.
Now, to put it all together:
Remember to change the name of the sdx file and the path to the executable, if necessary.
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It worked for me the following way:
Could download the desired file from MSNDAA.