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Can I disable this Windows (XP) Security Warning?

I recently reformatted my hard drive and reinstalled Windows XP (I know I'll have to take the plunge and commit to Win8 "real soon, now", but I'm just not quite ready for the upheaval yet! :) I used ...
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Is there a limit to compressed file size on Win XP?

I just compressed 11.6GB of data on my hard drive into a 4GB zip file using Windows XP Compressed Folders, and deleted the original data. I then found that the 4GB zip file is corrupt. Is this simply ...
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What do I need in order to extract and combine text files from multiple ZIP files, via command line?

I've got an interesting scripting challenge in front of me. I'm fairly certain there's a way to do it, but I feel like I'm probably lacking some particular tools and/or functional knowledge. There's ...
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What zip encryption is used by Windows Explorer

I'm trying to find out what algorithm and key strength is used by Windows (XP) Explorer in order to explain why it isn't secure, but it does not seem to be detailed anywhere (Google only seems to give ...
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How to zip files in XP's command line without additional tools/downloads

After prowling google, and checking an old thread in ServerFault, I thought I would try here. Without any additional downloads, on a fresh install of XP SP3, how can I run a script to extract AND zip ...
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Compress big files with 7-zip, and uncompress with WIndows XP WITHOUT 7-zip

I'm using the very latest release of 7-zip to compress some files from the command line on my Windows XP machine. All the small archives work fine... but the bigger ones... always give "invalid or ...
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Opening a password protected zip file in Windows XP

My friend wants to send me an encrypted zip file that he created using $ zip -e file.zip file2.zip Will I be able to open that with the native Windows XP pk zip implementation?
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IE 7 opens .zip files as XML documents

When I try clicking on a zip file link on a web page, IE 7 tries to open it as an XML document and displays: The XML page cannot be displayed Cannot view XML input using XSL style sheet. ...
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Missing (or Invisible) Files in a Zip File

I've got a stumper here. I zipped up a directory of php, javascript, css, etc. files on a server running Centos. I used Firefox to download this zip file to a machine running Windows XP. The ...
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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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Extracting files into separate folders

I have few zip files that has at least 10000 files each. I would like to extract files into separate folders by year and month. How can I do that. I have Windows XP Pro.