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How to pass parameters in batch file and zip the file using 7z.exe?

I need to create a batch file as per below requirements 1) pass path1 & path2 while running the batch file exl: testrun.bat E:\ERP\test1.txt E:\ERP\header.txt 2) Need to store these command ...
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Create a .zip file that can be opened by PKZIP 2.50 with 7-zip

I need to create a .zip file that can be unzipped by a very old version of PKZIP - version 2.50. I am currently using 7-zip to try this, but I can use a different zip program so long as it has a CLI. ...
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Unpacking windows PKZIP self extractable in linux

I use Linux, and I want unpack a file that is daily released by an external entity in an self-extractable zip format for windows. If I would do this only once, that would be ok for me to find a ...
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PKZIP 8 Not asking me for a Password

If someone sends me a zipped file (non encrypted through email) and I want to forward that same file to someone (but I want to encrypt it in an email), when I send the email PKZIP does not ask me to ...
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Restoring ancient zip file spanning floppy disks: pkzipfix equivalents?

I'm about to attempt something odd, and before I wasted time going down the wrong paths, I thought I'd see if anyone here has done this before. I have a zip file created in DOS (in 1997?) with pkzip ...
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How can I unzip a file which is compressed and encrypted with pkzip?

How can I unzip a file which is compressed with pkzip file format (pkware)? Does anyone know about pkware file compression and decryption? I have a file which is zipped with pkware, but I can't open ...
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Pkzip 2.5 skipping dirs whose name begins with dot

I normally (on Windows) package up a directory into a single file with Pkzip 2.5, pkzip25 -add -dir ... which recursively includes subdirectories and their contents. A problem I've encountered is ...
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pkzip and smeltwater - is my memory wrong?

Circa 1994 I remember someone telling me with glee that an easy way to remember a certain set of command-line arguments for pkzip was to arrange them so that they spelt out smeltwater, or something ...