Compression and archive format that stores one or more files into a single file, usually with a .zip file extension.

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Search zipped files and list content

I have a folder with many archive files. How can I search all the files and list their content (possible extract to excel or to any other document) of the zipped files without extracting them?
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How To Get Files Zipped Automatically

I wonder if there is some functionality of autozipping the downloaded files once I save it in the desired folder. Let me give an example - We have a portal from where we download various excel files ...
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7zip - Create self-extracting Archive (sfx) with specified Extract path

Hello SuperUser Experts, Thank you for your help in advanced. I am trying to get the 7zip SFX archive to create an executable. I am able to get the executable. But when I run it, it give the ...
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Unable to see the contents of ZIP folders within PuTTY

I hope all is well! I'm having trouble with unzipping folders on PuTTY and I hope someone could help. Whenever I enter unzip FOLDER, which is within the highest hierarchy, and type ls to see the ...
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Extracting zip files within zip files

I have a file which contains an unknown extremely high number of zip files, only within each other, and a file at the bottom, like so: ...
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Create Send-To-Compressed(zipped)-folder event shortcut on Windows10

I have a really simple question to which I haven't been able to find the right simple answer to. I'm working a lot with zipped (compressed) folders. I want to improve my workflow. After selecting all ...
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.zip made on Mac OS, .jpg files with weird characters on Windows

I received a zip file from a Mac OS user with several hundred of .jpg files, some with very long names. Opening the .zip file wit 7-zip on my Win 7 machine, lots of these files have very weird ...
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Show zip files in windows explorer folder tree

In Windows Server 2003, how can I always show compressed folders (zip files) as sub-folders in the Folders View of Windows Explorer Bar? Thank you
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How to find extracted Zip files and their folder in mac

How can i list all zip files and their extracted folders in order to remove one of them, i downloaded lots of zip files in years(like everybody) and extracted them so now they are taking twice as ...
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Stop PKWare from zipping attachments

Recently I installed PKWare SecureZip on my machine and incredibly annoying it is zipping all my attachments and I can't figure out how to make it stop. The PKWare Help is useless.
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how to verify whether a compressed .gz is corrupted or not?

I have many gz downloaded from the internet, and I would like to make sure they are not corrupted. Does the fact that I can open the archive with winzip on windows proves that everything is fine? I ...
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Recompressing zip - integrity check

I have multiple large zip files and I would like to recompress them without unpacking them (I run the risk of running out of disk space). I am thinking of using advzip for that task. However, I want ...
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lighttpd with zip extension

I wanted to optmize a project i have by trying out lighttpd instead of apache2 on a Raspberry Pi, but noticed that my php code handling zip files no longer worked because the Zip module for PHP doesnt ...
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Zip only data from folder in Linux

I have a folder with some data like this: folder |- data1.txt |- data2.html ... |- folder1 |- other data ... ... (some folders or data) ... and would like to archive only ...
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can't zip folder under linux mint on external ext4 hdd -no permission

I can't zip a external hdd even if i set the permission to my username. I tried sudo chown -R user:user /folder/in/media, but i still have no permission to zip via the gui of the system. i even have ...
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What Linux zip option overwrites the zip file?

Is there an option for Linux zip that is equivalent to rm foo zip -r foo foo/? I'm using Info-ZIP's Zip 2.31.
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ZIP File Viruses

If I open a ZIP File, and attempt to open an example of "Virus.exe", my antivirus tells me that this file is unsecure or whatever, and I press on Don't run, is there still the possibility of my ...
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Why do tar.gz files download faster than .zip files?

I have a Linux build server that I frequently download from and I have noticed that the .tar.gz files have download speeds approximately 3 times faster than .zip files. However, to my understanding ...
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Zip file corrupt and cannot be repaired

I have organized all my pictures in a Zip archive folder. I am trying to extract my image data from a Zip file but I get an error: access to the compressed zipped folder is denied How can I ...
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Alter .zip double-click action to work with .7zip (Windows 10)

Currently my setup has it so that all file extensions that are supported by 7zip are extracted on double click into a folder pertaining to the name of the archive. This works perfectly on all file ...
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Use ISO instead of ZIP or RAR to store files?

I have been doing some backups of my old files and lately I was wondering if there is another method of storing and compressing files other than ZIP or RAR. In my case, I want to store various group ...
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Unziping multiple ziped and rename automatically files with same name if needed

I have a bunch of Ziped files in a folder, and i would like to unzip all, ut automatically rename folders or files with the same name, example: In ZIP_folder_1.zip and ZIP_folder_2.zip i have one ...
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How to unzip multiple ziped files and rename automatically if needed

I have a bunch of Ziped files in a folder, and i would like to unzip all with: unzip ZIP/*.zip But automatically rename folders or files with the same name, example: In ZIP_folder_1.zip and ...
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7zip batch file does not include extension Why?

I found the below batch file and it works fine but I need the code to add the extension to the final zip file. I am sure this is a simple question but I have tried everything. @echo off cd /d %~dp0 ...
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Infection with virus just by extracting an archive (zip/rar/iso)?

is my Computer compromised with a Virus, when extracting an archive like zip/rar/iso with WinRAR, which contains an (Virus-)downloader.exe even when i didn't start the executable? and the Anti Virus ...
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Why is plain jar file compressed to 76% but after ProGuard shrink & obfuscate; it is compressed to 102% ?! How to fix?

I have a jar file of size 392 MB. I made another copy of it, so I have now two copies of the same jar file. For one of them I used 7-zip to compress it. It is compressed to 76% of the original size, ...
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how to extract .exe files from .zip archive (7-zip stuck on executable)

I face a problem that when I want to extract some .zip archive which includes .exe it will always stuck on that executable and do nothing. I never had such problems before, i can't remember at least. ...
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TAR and compress a directory but skip compression on already compressed files

I want to TAR and compress a user's home directory as efficiently as possible. The problem is there are a lot of large and already compressed (gzip/bzip2) and hard-to compress files (binaries/data) in ...
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Bind a Exe and a ZIP file in one Zip file for a minecraft resource pack

I want to bind a Exe and a ZIP file in one Zip file for a minecraft resource pack so when I open the zip file it opens the .zip file and the .exe at the same time. I have already tried a couple of ...
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Edit executable file, instead of run, in Compressed Folder Tools

When I open a .zip file in Windows 10, and view it in its Compressed Folder Tools, I can open text files, Windows documents, etc. But for executable text files, like .bat or .js, the open option tries ...
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7zip File Compression Auto-Selection

When I'm zipping a folder hierarchy, I'd like 7zip to automatically detect whether a file in the folder tree is or is not already compressed, so that it automatically chooses whether to merely add an ...
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What is the fr signature in zip files?

I use the 101 editor for easily editing zip file's properties. I noticed there being one of the "properties" in a structure called ZIPFILERECORD. The structure has the value of the name of contents of ...
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R package not installing under windows

I have an R package that I wrote called myRpkgHere and under linux when I can install it using R CMD INSTALL myRpkgHere which yields the following output: * installing to library ...
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How to emulate WinRar profiles in 7-zip?

In WinRar, I can configure a specific set of file exclusions and save it to a profile. This way, everytime I want to compress some directory, I need only to choose this profile and the exclusion list ...
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Extract .7z archive keeping modified dates of extracted folders

I have a .7z archive created with 7zip, and I can see the contents, including the folders with their modified dates intact. When I extract the archive however, the newly extracted folders all have ...
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How to zip a pair of files with a specific naming convention?

I have translation files in a folder similar to domain-cs_CZ.mo domain-cs_CZ.po domain-da_DK.mo domain-da_DK.po domain-de_DE.mo domain-de_DE.po ... Now I would like to have all languages separated ...
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Extract .tar.gz file that has files with .gz extension

Using this question I 'zipped' the folder with thousands of images on apache server. This apparently changed the files inside the folder itself and zipped the files. But that's not the issue atm. I ...
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7zip is creating solid .zip files. Cannot add/remove/overwrite to .zip files ad-hoc

I'm using 7zip as an archive creation tool. .7z files may be created as solid or nonsolid files. .zip files are supposed to be inherently nonsolid. I have ~5GB of hierarchal folder/file structure ...
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Is it possible to parse a zip file without extraction in PHP

I have 4 questions: Is it possible to scan the entire zip file and navigate inside it without extracting the entire zip using PHP? Will it be time efficient? i.e. I have a zip file of about 50GB ...
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Exclude files and folders when zipping using WinRAR

I have a folder containing subfolders named A, B, C, and some files like file1.doc, file2.bat, file3.doc. Is there any option of the WinRAR software so that, when I zip the folder, I can tell it to ...
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Run zip on command-line

I have a bash file with this line zip -q0X "../$1.epub" mimetype But when I run this file on prompt, this error appear: publish: line 4: zip: command not found What can I do to run zip command? ...
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Windows Server 2012: how to automate the dump and zip of a MySQL database

I am using a Windows Server 2012. I need to perform a dump of my database every two hours and zip the SQL generated file. The zip file must have this syntax: nameOfFile_date_hour.zip. I don't need ...
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John the Ripper - invocation with .zip file and password

I have .zip file that is compressed with password. I've made hash for this file and trying to run John the Ripper with proper parameters on this hash file. What I need is to find what parameters are ...
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How to copy a .zip from within a .tar to a given location without extracting entire .tar using AWS S3 CLI

OSX 10.11 - python3.5 or AWS CLI (or other tool?) I have ~ 5,000 subdirectories within an Amazon S3 bucket, each subdirectory contains a single .tar. In each .tar it contains only one .zip, ~<1mb ...
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How to open a corrupt XML file inside a ZIP archive

My work doc is corrupted and I know how to fix it, I just can't open the document.xml file because WinRAR is saying its corrupt. I can't get any repair tool to look in the zip file to repair the file. ...
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How can I automate zipping and deletion of directories using built-in Windows Server Zip?

I am looking to get some up-to-date advice on how to automate the following process within Windows Server (no 3rd-party utils can be used).. Zip directories (sometimes nested e.g. ...
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How can I compress every 10 files in a folder as a separate zip file?

I'm on Windows 10 and trying to work it out with Winrar. The folder contains 500 files, I would like to compress every 10 of them as a separate zip/rar file and create 50 zip/rar files. Is there a ...
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Missing all the options in the Send To menu

So I'm just trying to send a file to a compressed folder from Explorer. But for some reason the only option I have there is "Bluetooth device". Did some Googling, found a suggestion to check the ...
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List zip file's contents using 7zip command line with non-verbose machine-friendly output

Is there a way, in windows, to use 7z.exe's list command such that the copyright heading, file information, and column headers are skipped and you're left with just a terse machine-readable list of ...
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What's the default compression algorithm used by Windows's Compression tool?

I'm trying to find out some documentation which details out which compression algorithm (e.g. deflate, LZMA, BZip2) is used by Windows 10's Send to 'Compressed Folder' tool. Some people reported that ...