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1answer
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Should I extract before running?

Is it not wise to run an executable from a zipped file without extracting first? Someone explained to me that there is no need to extract first. He explained that zipped files are nothing more than ...
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2answers
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How to open big tar.gz file

I created a big tar.gz file, following this guide. It is a daily backup file. My computer has 3 GB of RAM and is running Windows 7. My biggest archive is 183 GB, containing pictures and documents. ...
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1answer
412 views

Windows 7 extract and compress zip has been compromised by NCH's Express Zip program. How to fix?

I installed NCH's Express Zip, and now I can no longer use Windows 7's way of extracting and compressing. I would like to get rid of the NCH program and get back the original functionality of windows ...
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1answer
317 views

opening files .arc

I need to open a folder with the extension of .arc . I've already extracting the file with 7zip and also have tried it using IZArc extractor.But it seems to give me the output of many file (unknown ...
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2answers
460 views

How to extract and erase the original compressed file on Windows 7?

I wonder whether there is an extractor tool that as well as extract the file contents, erase the original compressed file. Thank you.
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2answers
617 views

Extract archive here, autodetect subfolder

I use 7-Zip under Windows 7 to extract all kind of archives. The ever-running problem is that there is not a single way to handle subfolders. Some people create their archives like this (let's call ...
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2answers
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How to recursively extract all .tar and .tgz file zipped in a .tgz file using 7zip command line version

I'm using 7zip cmd line version in my app (written in Python on Win 7 box) to extract .tgz files. Although I'm using the -r switch, the .tar and .tgz subdirectories are not extracted. Can someone tell ...
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2answers
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Setting WinRAR to exclude files with the exact filename I specify from being extracted from an archive

How can I configure WinRAR to exclude files with the exact filenames: thumbs.db or .DS_Store (ignoring case) from being extracted from an archive (all directory levels within an archive)? Files with ...
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1answer
396 views

Extract MAC compression (Safari extension) on a PC

I need to extract a Safari extension (.safariextz) on a PC. There are of course Mac OS X instructions for how to do this, but none for PC. I've tried 7zip, WinZip, and jZip...none of them recognize ...
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1answer
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How to extract all zip files in subfolders using 7-zip in Windows 7

I have a large Windows 7 folder tree structure containing many zip files. These are single layer zip files (not zip within zip). What 7-zip command can I use to parse through this folder structure, ...
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2answers
5k views

where does WinRAR extract files to by default in Windows 7?

where does WinRAR extract files to by default in Windows 7? Because I need to locate an .ISO I just extracted...
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5answers
13k views

How to extract image from PDF file

I currently use Foxit's PDF reader, and I recently downloaded an image from the Internet, but it is inside a PDF file. How do I extract this image? Operating system is Windows 7.
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2answers
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not a valid iso file error

I'm trying this windows 7 usb/dvd download tool that I discovered from ars technica: http://arstechnica.com/business/news/2009/12/-the-usb-flash-drive.ars But I don't know why my windows 7 iso file ...
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4answers
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How do I extract a background from a Windows 7 Theme file?

Pretty obvious, How do I extract a background from a Windows 7 Theme file? I like the background pics from some of the themes I've downloaded, but is there anyway I can get the pictures (background ...
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3answers
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Program to open .bin files that doesn't need installation [closed]

I'd like to know if it's possible to open .bin files(image files) so I can extract its contents without having to install any software. I'd like some kind of software that is just download the files ...