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Is there a way to script zip files to

I have literally thousands of zip files for karaoke. What I would like to do is unzip each SET into a folder. i.e. I have 50 songs Coldplay - (song title) and then I have 50 songs Cole Deggs - (song ...
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Unable to Unregister WinzIp Self Extractor License Key

I have a Windows 7 machine and I have a licensed version of Winzip SelfExtratcor 4.0 in "C:\Program Files (x86)\WinZip Self-Extractor".I could launch the self extractor and I can see the License ...
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Can I compress a directory with a running executable?

I've given this a cursory google but most results reference creating executable zip files. My question is basically: I have a running .exe which: Is, in this case, an installer Other items in the ...
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Wrong password while extracting zip file [closed]

I had used C# code to create Password protected zip files, But while extracting all the files inside zip gets except one large txt file, and for that particular file all different tools (default ...
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Is it possible for WinZip to not recognize passwords created with a different WinZip version?

I have a .zip file which came with a "supposedly" correct password to extract it. Yet neither 7-zip not my WinZip trial version recognize that password as correct. The same happens with password-...
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How can I compress files, with a hyphen in?

At present, I am responsible for keeping backups of an eCommerce's web files. My process is as follows: Make a Local Copy of Web files via FileZilla Upload Local Copy to a Cloud Storage Facility ...
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Can an Excel file that was edited and saved in a WinZip file be recovered?

I have a Zip file that contains four Excel files. I have edited those Excel files without extracting them, and closed them properly after being saved. But when I reopened those files without ...
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Unzipping Zip file = download-corruption guarantee?

I downloaded a zip file and was able to successfully extract the contents, using winrar. However the content (bin/cue files) appears to be corrupted. (after mounting or converting to iso, it shows ...
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cannot patch game because of lack of admin privliges

i download the patch, which is zipped, but when i tell winzip to extract it to the file location, i get this error message saying i need admin privileges. i should have these to begin with, have tried ...
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Unable to extract Zip files with password

I am unable to extract zip files secured with password using the Windows built-in compression utility. It prompted me for password and after I supplied one, it kept complaining "wrong password" ...
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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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How to enable WinZip setting via SCCM

I have deployed a pre-configured WinZip MSI without the shell extensions option due to Windows Explorer crashes. However is there a way to apply a network setting via SCCM, or Group Policy to enable ...
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How to extract to a particular file format using WINRAR

Suppose I have a WinRAR file, and I want to extract to a csv file. When I select the option 'Extract to here' it just extracts the file without any extension. Is there a way I can specify that I want ...
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How do I keep WZZIP from creating a zip that makes a folder when unzipped?

I'm looking at an automated process (utilizing a "DOS" .BAT file) that creates zip files with a simple command like... wzzip [path][zip file name] [files to be zipped] "[files to be zipped]" above ...
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Mount ISO File with Native Windows Application When Having Different File Association

I have an .iso file association with WinZip and there's no default option for mounting the image instead of opening it in WinZip. Any suggestions? Again, I'd like to use the default native application ...
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How to extract file to particular type using winzip

If I have a file, how do I extract the file so that it is of a particular type(.xlsx file). In WinZip, all I see is Extract To option.
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I can't compress a huge folder on my windows PC because it says file does not exist [closed]

I once had Microsoft reformat my computer. They put my entire old windows folder on the reformatted drive and named it "windows.old". Its 2 GB in size. I've decided to back it up and then delete it. ...
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Report All Files Hierarchically on a Zip-of-Zip Files from the Command-Line Interface

I have a WinZip parent file that contains hundreds of WinZip child files on a Windows 7 64-bit computer. Each child WinZip file has many "grandchild" files within it. I need to create a text file non-...
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How to list specific dated folders in a root folder to use with wzzip (winzip) command line in my batch script?

What I am looking to do is, using winzip command line (wzzip) inside my batch script, and zip any folders that have 201409 (That is Sept 2014)(for example) in the folder name into one zip file. There ...
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zip: Unexpected end of archive

When I try to extract my 1.15GB downloaded .zip file am getting following error: ! D:\N750XXUCNG6_N750ODDCNG5_INU.zip: Unexpected end of archive I have tried this https://superuser.com/a/...
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How to add Zip MIME Type in Mozilla?

I have a question, and I'm finding too difficult to solve. If you press Tool/Options in Mozilla web-browser, then Applications there you will have a list of MIME Types that you can manage some ...
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Unzipping files using winzip in command prompt

I am trying to unzip the files from an archive called wz_test at the command prompt, using the following command: wzunzip -d c:\wz_test.zip c:\new I am not able to unzip because it's saying that ...
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is it possible to unzip z01,z02… without .zip?

I have multiple z01,z02, but missing a zip file. Is it still possible to unzip? If not, is there any repair tool that you recommend?
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Programmatically uncheck Show Unzipped Files option for Winzip

I am in need of setting the “Show Unzipped Files” under Home > Unzip options to unchecked for the Winzip 16.5 . The default installation of winzip MSI set the “Show Unzipped Files” options as checked ...
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How can I create a self-extracting executable from the windows command line that accepts the default install directory as a parameter?

I have tried several different methods including winzip command line and 7zip, but I cannot find a method that will let me create a self-extracting executable that will extract to a specific directory ...
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Zipping or Compressing files through command prompt

I want to zip or rar large number of files fast, doing it in windows talking lot of time, so I thought zipping using Windows Command Prompt can be faster. Please suggest if it is possible doing it? ...
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Create self-extracting EXE from ZIP file in command line

I have installed WinZip 9.0 SR1 in my system and I want to create a executable from a zip file in command line. I have tried with the following command line statement C:\Users\admin\Desktop>"C:\...
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Why should I prefer 7zip over WinZip in Windows environment? [closed]

I know Winzip is not free and 7-zip is free . Other than this is there any reason why I should use 7ZIP over Winzip for compression ? I am using Windows 7 .
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Winzip error / timestamp in file name related?

I receive an error when attempting to use winzip to extract a .zip file. The filename contains a colon character (used in the timestamp). Is this something that winzip does not handle? Also, the ...
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Batch Script for backup

I need a batch script that will zip up all files in a particular directory and save it to another directory in a YYYY/MM/DD-HH/MM/SS format. I've seen things similar but not sure about this. Thanks!
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sal3.dll error message when launching OpenOffice on Windows Vista

I installed Open Office 3.3 on my computer running Windows Vista (Home Premium). I did so after system restoration, and because OpenOffice 3.2 could not be reinstalled (NSIS error), so I downloaded ...
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Shell zip with unattended password

I have a script that runs some automatic zip generation using shell zip. The request is to add automatic encryption with password. From what I understand, the option -e is the right one, but it asks ...
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How do I create a Windows XP compressed folder in Winzip?

When you create a compressed folder in Windows XP it appears to be a standard zip file but it's not. That said WinZip 9.0 (dated 2004) can read it. However the Windows XP compressed folder support ...
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Show the encryption method used on a zip file in WinZip 9.0

I received a zip with an encrypted file inside. How do I determine which encryption method was used on it in WinZip 9.0? I've cruised all the menus and options and see no easy way to tell this ...
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Installing WinZip 15.0 with WinZip.wzmul

I am having a hard time getting my WinZip installation to recognize the WinZip.wzmul Multi-User Registration File. I am on a Windows XP and have put the WinZip.wzmul inside of C:\Program Files\WinZip....
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How to do “legacy” ZIP compression with 7zip?

We have an old application that requires zip files to be "legacy" format. I would really love to get rid of the adware ridden WinZip and use 7zip. However, I don't know which compression options and ...
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Does the RAR compression algorithm compress better than the ZIP compression algorithm?

I took 3 test files and ZIPped them. With the 3 test files again I RARred them. Each .RAR archive is smaller than the corresponding .ZIP archive. Does the RAR compression algorithm give a better ...
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How to determine if zip is encrypted by AES

I have to determine encryption method of ZIP files I'm receiving. Mostly I'm interested to know if AES was used or not... Any idea ?
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Maintain folder structure with WinRAR

Suppose my folder structure is: A -B --C ---D and in the D folder I have a file, say test.txt. How can I add this test.txt file to an archive so that the folder's hierarchy is also maintained in ...
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How do I stop using Winzip and let Windows handle .zip files natively?

Anytime I download a .zip file or create a compressed folder, my PC makes it a Winzip file, which is no good because I don't want to pay their fee to get the full version (the version I have was a ...
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How secure is winzip encryption? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is zip's encryption really bad? Just how secure is winzip (http://www.winzip.com/) encryption? Can you point me to any articles or anything like that where a zip has ...
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Running WZUNZIP.EXE (WinZip command line unzipper) on a machine that doesn't have WinZip installed

I would like to be able to unzip files from the command line (via a batch file in this instance) on a Windows Server 2003 machine that does not have WinZip installed. It seems that three files are ...
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When extracting multiple self extracting .EXEs with 7-Zip, how do I specify to only overwrite if newer?

I have a bunch of self extracting .EXE files that I'm using 7-Zip to extract. I only want files to be overwritten with newer versions. The 7-Zip extract dialog only gives me the option to overwrite ...
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Winzip Legacy Format in Ubuntu?

I have a script that uses the ZIP command in linux (Ubuntu), and changes the name to make it executable for a certain program. Now I realized the reason this program was not unzipping and installing ...
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How to determine total file space saved in a directory

I'm running on a Windows 7 computer and there is a directory that contains more than 10,000 compressed files (RAR, ZIP) with more added on a daily basis. Is there any application or script available ...
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robocopy can’t find newly zipped file for copy

I am working with a batch file that is being used to copy files from several remote servers to one central repository using robocopy. I am trying to zip the contents of a folder and then copy it but ...
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Can't delete large file due to McAfee

I have this file I need to download, and when I try to delete it normally I get the error "Cannot delete FILENAME: It is being used by another person or program." etc.. Looking at the application ...
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“Unsupported compression method 98” error when unzipping a file. What tools support it, other than WinZip?

I'm getting an error message: "unsupported compression method 98" when unzipping a file somebody sent to me. I've tried both an older version of WinZip, and 7-Zip 4.65. (Update: I've also tried ...
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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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Why the huge discrepancy in size between two similar zip files?

I use WinZip to zip entire directories of code and send them to a fellow programmer. He makes changes and sends the directories of code back to me. Ignoring the fact that this is not a good way to ...