The process of reversing data compression and/or archiving

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Extract ip address from specific NIC in win7 batch file

I am building a batch to automatically switch a proxy config and the related ip settings bui i am having trouble extracting the ip address of the network adapter i need. I have one "real" nic, and two ...
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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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How can I extract an underlying flash file from a word, pdf or powerpoint file?

I have a software that creates a PDF, word or powerpoint file that contains a flash file that I need. However, I cannot seem to extract that flash file. I have tried using SWFTools as suggested in ...
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How do I scan file or media for audio data?

I have an old PlayStation One game CD that has music on it that I want to save on my PC. How do I find and extract audio data from it?
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How to restore files from an external drive done with Norton Ghost

Our office XP computer crashed this afternoon. I know that we had Norton Ghost doing regular backups on an external hard drive. My question is how do you restore from that backup? PS. When I plug in ...
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Is it possible to extract contents of a ThinApp container?

Is there possible to extract such packages made by somebody else. Ok, so if there is no general way of extracting such archives, which can be a huge exe file or tiny exe starter with huge packed ...
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How to delete redundant folder?

I do a lot of archive extraction per day. Archives come in two types: archive / folder / files and archive / files When extracted, the first type ends up folder/files inside the base ...
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Linux: grab audio from a video clip

I'd like to take audio track from a video clip in FLV container and save it to something playable by portable music players. Are there any easy to use tools for that? I know how to do that using ...
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opening offline sync files from a .CAB file

OK, I have downloaded from Windows Live Spaces (don't know if this is useful, but might be) a .CAB file containing an Index.XML file and package.cab, package01.cab through to package12.cab. The ...
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Is there an app or script that will extract .rar files for Mac OS X? [closed]

...after it completed download that runs similiar to how zip files unextract itself when the download finishes and actually throws the zipped copy in the trash? I usually use unrax but lately with all ...
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extract single file from huge tgz file

I have a huge tar file (about 500G) and I wan't to extract just a single file from it. However, when I run tar -xvf file.tgz path/to/file it seems like it is still loading the whole contents into ...
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Using WinZip, is there anyway to extract and overwrite just the newer files on a remote FTP server

I have a zip of a pretty large website. I FTP the zip over to the server and then unzip it and extract to the website folder but this is very slow. Is there anyway to just extract and copy the files ...
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What are good link extractors out there?

Link extractor - since I don't know a better name for it; a utility which can take a .htm file, and give me links from it, not counting and so, just direct links. Useful for files in which you have ...
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Tools to extract text from powerpoint pptx in linux?

Any there any linux tools that will extract the text from a Powerpoint pptx file? I tried catppt but it just returns file.pptx is not OLE file or Error. abiword --to=txt file.pptx also returns an ...
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Is extracting an ISO safe?

I downloaded the Windows 8 Enterprise Evaluation ISO, but last time I tried to update I extracted it with WinRAR to the desktop. I got an error during the installation. Here are the reasons I can ...
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Commandline program to extract archives with automatic subdirectry detection

What I'm looking for is essentially the pure commandline counterpart to ark -ba <path> (on KDE), or file-roller -h <path> (on GNOME/Unity). Unfortunately, both ark and file-roller require ...
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Save images from a PDF [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to extract image from PDF file I have a PDF with images. I would like to save the images alone as JPG with the resolution as 300. Please provide me the commands to ...
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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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How can I extract files with names more than 260 characters in windows 7

I am downloading lot of stuff in rar files on windows. But when I extract I get 260 character limit problem. Is there any extraction tool which can handle this problem. I can make the path shorter. ...
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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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Extracting images from video in 1 minute intervals

I would like to extract images from a video Exp01.avi, the video is 24fps and 25 minutes long. I want the images to be extracted from the video after every 1 minute interval. Please someone tell me ...
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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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Is there a way to extract/export images from Publisher files without having Publisher?

A client gave me a Publisher file with images in it that I'm supposed to extract out of the file and use for another project. I use OpenOffice and it does not appear to support .pub files. Any ...
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Extract text from web

I'm looking for an easy toll which can crawl the web I give it to and extract all text elements from that. It will be nice if it can do: plain text, alt and title for images, header section. All of ...
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Extract files from WInZip, perform action, then extract next file

I've got a zip file that contains hundreds of files. Originally the files were in their own directories. Unfortunately, whoever zipped the file did not preserve the directory structure and some of the ...
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Can decompress RAR files with 7z.exe command line?

Can extract RAR files from the terminal with 7z.exe? Thanks! This lines doesn´t works on a Extract.bat file. 7z.exe X Xbox.rar -o
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Search and extract text out of a txt file

I am looking for a tool that extracts lines of text out of a huge txt file based on keywords. The txt file is actually a system log file where each event falls on a new line. I would for example type ...
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Find all MKV, extract English subtitles, remove all subtitles, delete original MKV from subtitles removed [closed]

So far: @echo off cls set rootfolder=C:\ echo Enumerating all MKVs under %rootfolder% echo. for /r %rootfolder% %%a in (*.mkv) do ( for /f %%b in ('mkvmerge --identify-verbose "%%a" ^| find /c /i ...
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Extracting output only from the current directory

How can I extract from the output of find . -name "*.c" -print only filenames in the current directory? Why does it always include the subdirectories? Need help with getting aorund that.
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How to extract a specific file without its folder structure using the 7za command

I have a zip file (my.zip) consisting of 4 files: mydata_20050523-20130113.csv mydata_20050523-20130113FileHeader.csv my Data Association - Code Values.pdf my Data Association - Readme.pdf out of ...
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Efficiently extracting a few data from a large XML file

I need to extract a few field contents from a large XML file. I currently do this though a combination of xmlstarlet and a Python script (using ElementTree). The idea was to trim the XML file from ...
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How can I automate sending a form and saving the result web page? [closed]

I have a site where on the page is text input field and submit button. I need to put numbers 1 to 100 in that text field and save the resulting page after the submit button has been clicked. So I ...
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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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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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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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Outlook 2003 : How to export all e-mail messages in local folder?

I want to export some local message folders to zip & send to my colleague in outlook 2003, is it possible?
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Untar with date filter

Is there any way to untar and only extract those files that are above a certain date including directory structure?? I restored a backup on a play server but it was a few days old. However I have a ...
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How to use RAR or ZIP to rename replaced files when extracting

I wish to extract files using RAR or ZIP but I need to be able to rename the files being replaced so that there is a copy of the previous version in case something goes wrong. Couldn't see any ...
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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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How do I fix a corrupt .cab file?

In Windows XP, I have a folder of install files- an .exe pointing to 3 Setup.cab files. As the install progresses, it hangs on Setup2.cab as it installs tutorial_page.chm (a Help file). I have 3 ...
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Batch movie frame extractor?

Can anyone suggest a windows applications that will extract x amount of frames from a list of movies that are imported into it. It needs to operate in batch mode. Image Grabber II .net would be ...
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Extracting files from ZIP archive by date range

How can I extract files from ZIP archive filtering by date. I want to extract files dated between 2008-9-15 and 2008-10-1. I have Windows XP Pro. I would like to do it from command line. What ...
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tiMidity: extract tracks preserving initial silence

tiMidity can extract individual tracks from a standard MIDI file to audio files, using its option -o out.wav, and its option -Q 0,-n to quieten all tracks but the n'th. However, re-mixing the ...
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sed exact match patterns of range and extract lines from thereon

I am trying to extract range from IP= to TUAL_HOSTNAME_=, as below. But its also extracting other match pattern for IP. sed -i -e '/IP=/,/TUAL_HOSTNAME_=/{w /tmp/101' -e 'd}' /tmp/install; #IP= ...
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Microsoft Excel, setting variable reference

I am converting a macro that used a set date range to only extract the products needed within that date range. However, as certain products have different availabilities I would like to extract all ...
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fastest archives extraction on the same HDD

is there a tool to extract big compressed archives using a big memory buffer and alternating read and writes? (something like FastCopy, but for archives) For smaller archives using a ramdisk is ...
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How to extract multiple zip files with possible duplicate file names in a single folder

I have a list of many zip files(with duplicate names) that need to be downloaded(maybe by wget) each of them contain a single file , I need to extract all of them into a single directory , but due to ...
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Extracting jpeg images from mjpeg stream on terminal

I'm trying to extract jpeg images from an mjpeg stream. I've done a search and found a few sources, but those were extracting jpeg images from a mjpeg file, such as this one here. In my case, I don't ...
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How to extract video from only one part of a multi rar package without downloading the rest

I want to see only one video from a package of 10. All of these are in a multi part rar package. Does it mean that I need to download all 10 for the extraction to work properly or is there a way ...
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How do I populate a column with the first x characters of text data in another column

I have a column with 14 characters. There is real information based on the first three characters. I want to have another column with only the first three characters for visibility and group by ...