See this page: 
<a href="http://www.mono-project.com/Embedding_Mono">http://www.mono-project.com/Embedding_Mono</a> for more information on embedding Mono as Autif described.<div><br><div>You may also want to just bundle your application into a Mono runtime+framework+your app using mkbundle, but I'm not sure if this is a viable option for Windows or just Linux.  More here:</div>

<div><a href="http://www.mono-project.com/Guide:Running_Mono_Applications">http://www.mono-project.com/Guide:Running_Mono_Applications</a> <br><div><br></div><div>As I understand it, your goal is to make it so when your application starts on a Windows machine, it runs under the Mono runtime.  One possibility is to have your program, running under the Microsoft .NET Framework, act as a bootstrap that starts itself under the Mono framework (and the bootstrap promptly exits).  To detect if your program was started under Mono or not, try this:<br>

<div><pre class="lang-cs prettyprint" style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:10px;padding-top:5px;padding-right:5px;padding-bottom:5px;padding-left:5px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;font-size:14px;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:rgb(255,255,255);font-family:Consolas,Menlo,Monaco,'Lucida Console','Liberation Mono','DejaVu Sans Mono','Bitstream Vera Sans Mono','Courier New',monospace,serif;overflow-x:auto;overflow-y:auto;width:auto;max-height:600px;line-height:18px;text-align:left">

<code style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:rgb(238,238,238);font-family:Consolas,Menlo,Monaco,'Lucida Console','Liberation Mono','DejaVu Sans Mono','Bitstream Vera Sans Mono','Courier New',monospace,serif"><span class="pln" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">bool isMonoRuntime </span><span class="pun" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">=</span><span class="pln" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent"> </span><span class="typ" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent;color:rgb(43,145,175)">Type</span><span class="pun" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">.</span><span class="typ" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent;color:rgb(43,145,175)">GetType</span><span class="pun" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">(</span><span class="str" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent;color:rgb(128,0,0)">"Mono.Runtime"</span><span class="pun" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">)</span><span class="pln" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent"> </span><span class="pun" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">!=</span><span class="pln" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent"> </span><span class="kwd" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent;color:rgb(0,0,139)">null</span><span class="pun" style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;border-top-width:0px;border-right-width:0px;border-bottom-width:0px;border-left-width:0px;border-style:initial;border-color:initial;vertical-align:baseline;background-image:initial;background-color:transparent">;</span></code></pre>

</div><div>- Kipp</div><div><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 1:42 PM, Autif Khan <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:autif.mlist@gmail.com">autif.mlist@gmail.com</a>></span> wrote:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex">

On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 1:44 PM, Nixeus <<a href="mailto:transfairre@free.fr">transfairre@free.fr</a>> wrote:<br>
> Hello,<br>
><br>
> I have an apps in c# designed for Mono.<br>
> I don't have the source code, but just the EXE.<br>
><br>
> I would like to force that this exe will be run with the MONO runtime.<br>
><br>
> So in order to doignt this,i would like to create a c# apps that make a<br>
> thing like this :<br>
><br>
> System.Diagnostics.Process.start("MyExe.exe")  but to force that my.exe.exe<br>
> runs with the MONO Runtime.<br>
><br>
> Nevertheless i would like to embedd the Mono Runtime in the application in<br>
> order to execute the programm without having installing the MONO runtime.<br>
><br>
> Is this possible ?<br>
> How doing this please ?<br>
><br>
> Thanks a lot for all your help,<br>
><br>
> Best regards,<br>
><br>
> Nixeus<br>
><br>
<br>
You can have the my.exe as an embedded resource in a C app - this C<br>
app could also have the mono runtime as embedded resource. It does<br>
look like an enorrmous task though.<br>
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