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

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how to loop and decrypt gpg files in a batch

Im trying to decrypt all gpg in a folder, but cant figure how to build a batch to read all gpg files and extract they in .zip files. What I have: xxx1.zip.gpg yyy.zip.gpg dddd.zip.gpg What I want:...
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How to create password protected zip file in windows using cmd

I am looking to create a password protected zip file in Windows 10 using command prompt. The closet I've got is this powershell script that creates a zip file without a password. I am then calling it ...
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How can I determine the size of each worksheet in a .xlsb file?

Working on Windwos 10 Enterprise with Excel from Office 365 version 2204, I have a large .xlsb file (>14MB) and want to determine the size of the single worksheets in kB/MB, optimally saving this ...
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7-zip - mutiple folders in seperate archives

I most likely found the answer to my question in this Thread: How to make 7-zip do a whole bunch of folders The user @Enteleform posted an answer and a script in there to create a batch file to drag ...
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Windows 11 Search in Zip File not Working

So background, on Windows 10 I used to be able to search the contents of a .zip file for all files with a given file extension, such as *.eps. From there I could select the files that I wanted and ...
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Found a very large zip file with (HSQL?) database inside, what is it?

I found a very, VERY, large file on my computer. FileName.7z, which is around 12.9 GB in size. Inside the file are 5 files: ParserCommand.class ParserDDL.class ParserDML.class ParserDQL$CompileContext....
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Can it be created a batch to zip multiple file with similar name in one zip?

I have multiple file roms in one folder. I want to zip all files that have the first part of the name before the underscore together in 1 zip file. For example: rom_disk1.adf rom_disk2.adf in rom.zip ...
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7z with encryption: System ERROR: The parameter is incorrect

Doing 7z a test.zip test.txt -mem=AES256 -pPassword works and create an encrypted ZIP archive. But: 7z a test.7z test.txt -mem=AES256 -pPassword fails on Windows with: System ERROR: The parameter ...
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Windows explorer slow, specifically after opening an archive

I recently noticed my windows explorer drastically slowing down and increasing its CPU usage after having opened a zip, a problem that stays even AFTER having navigated out of the zip. With this I ...
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Remote Command execution after scp transfer

I have been having some trouble doing remote execution after data transfer. Goal: SCP zipped data to a remote host then execute a remote command to unzip that file.I would prefer to do this in one ...
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Is it possible to unzip/zip a file based on a specific condition

Just wanted to know out of curiosity,is it possible to unzip/unrar(decompress) or zip/rar(compress) a file based on a certain condition. For example,let's say you have a folder of 10 images,and I ...
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Unzip a file with 7-zip (command-line) without unzipping contained zip files

I have a zip file that contains many files, including other zip files. I would like to extract the contents such that the extraction contains the files exactly as they are. However, when using 7-zip ...
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Windows 10 batch unzip multiple files with filename the same as zip directory name

I have about 60 files to unzip as you can see below: know the 7zip option, which can unzip all of them, but the problem is, that the file inside doesn't match the zip directory name, which would be ...
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How to unzip and rename a specific folder inside zip file, using CMD?

I have a zip file located in my Documents folder, called "Test.zip" I would like to do the following: Using CMD (Not PowerShell, nor VBS Script) extract one folder inside this file "...
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is there a way bulk single files to zip?

we have some thousands of files in a folder, and the software that runs it now allows to read from compressed folders, but only 1 large file per compressed folder is there any software that would ...
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How can we unlock a 7z archive (w/ password) without extracting it?

The question in the title. I am aware; 7z x blah.7z -p'mysecretpassword' exists, but I wish to only unlock the archive - allowing my Python script to access it. Not extract it. The reason I can't ...
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How to make compressed rar or zip files of certain size in Linux command line?

On my Ubuntu machine, I'd like to create compressed archive files of 10mb size for Windows users. So that a 25MB myfile becomes something like: myfile1.rar myfile2.rar myfile1.rar I could not find ...
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WinZIP reports too many entries in "central directory"

WinZip reports: WinZip Error: too many entries in central directory according to end of central directory info.
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Batch move a list of zip files content up to root level

I have around 8,000 Zip files, each one has a folder inside of it with the same name. They look like this Example #1.zip └─ Example #1 ├─ 1.png ├─ 2.png └─ 3.png Is there a way to ...
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Delete a file from a jar file without using zip command or extracting the jar

Is there a way to delete the file from a jar file without extracting it or without using the 'zip' command? Thanks
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Is it possible to extract a single folder from a corrupted zip archive

I have a 22gb zip file which was located In a flash drive, I moved this archive to desktop but I am unable to extract it, it says the archive is corrupted. I used WinRAR to repair it but it didn't ...
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Compress a folder with internal complex folders tree and UTF-8 mixed languages files and formats for archive

I have a cloud folder on my hard-drive which I want to archive, in-order to do so I would like to compress it using best of choice compressor for that task : Complex sub-tree of internal folders with ...
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Does git cause Windows 10 Explorer to hang with 100% one-core usage, usually inside zip files, since the Dec 2021 update?

Since the Dec 2021 monthly update on two different machines with Windows 10 I have seen the same behavior: entering a zip file file from Explorer results in 100% one-CPU-core usage that persists until ...
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Compress shapefiles into separate zip files reporting the filename prefix of the shapefiles

I have hundreds of shapefile structured files that I want to compress into separate zip files. To be more precise, I have a folder with the following files (I list just some of them as an example): ...
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Batch zip multiple files with similar names

I have folder with number of files that are name the same but with different extensions. I want to batch zip the same file name into same name.zip file. Explain start files: Seth.dbf Seth.prj Seth....
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Using 7zip to extract multiple zips in multiple folders

I have a large folder tree. Let's say there are folders named A, B, C, etc. through Z. Inside each folder are a number of zip files. I can select all the zips in a folder, right click, select 7zip, ...
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Broken/tampered Zip file

A friend of mine has sent me a zip file that they have tampered with/broke/corrupted. In this case, it is a Minecraft resource pack. I am unable to open the file at all, I have tried many many things ...
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Create ZIP archive containing Windows junctions?

I have a folder containing normal files and directories but also Windows junctions. When I try to zip the folder I get an error that some files cannot be read. These files are Windows junctions. Is it ...
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Is it possible to unzip in parallel with AES-256 encryption?

I compressed and encrypted (AES256) a folder with millions of JSONs using (in Ubuntu): 7za a -tzip -p -mem=AES256 json.zip json/ The compression seems to have gone fast, 4 hours or so. Now, I am ...
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How do I save an identical picture as different names embedded in an Excel?

I usually save pictures embedded in an Excel by making its zip then refer xl/media. But with this method, identical picture is treated as one picture and doesn't grant different names. How can I avoid ...
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Update all zip files

I have several hundred zip files that I want to add a description file to. I want the descriptions inside the description files to be the name of the files without the extensions. Example file names: ...
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7-ZIP, Show extracted files when complete (Like Windows)

1- Is it possible to show/open the extracted files when extraction completed using 7-ZIP in the context menu and inside the app in Windows GUI? Like the Windows default Zip extractor. There are some ...
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Struggling to copy files together, issue downloading voxceleb on windows [duplicate]

copy /b vox1_dev_wav_partaa+vox1_dev_wav_partab+vox1_dev_wav_partac+vox1_dev_wav_partad vox1_dev_wav.zip Trying to use this to merge 4 files into a compressed file, but it keeps saying that 'The ...
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Does SDCLT.exe from Windows Backup store block-wise deltas or whole changed files always?

Under the hood, on-board Windows Backup consists of multiple different technologies involved: One creates a structure of ZIP files containing file level(?) backups, the other one provides volume level ...
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Unable to wget/curl the zipped file on remote server

I've been trying solution similar to my case but none solved my problem. I have zip file on remote server, but when I download it using wget or curl, it keeps returning 404. To make sure that I have ...
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How to create a batch file to zip files inside multiple folders?

Please help me to create zip inside multiple folders as follows using batch. operating system: windows 10 and 7 zip is installed on machine. sorry, i dont have any previous code. Original Directory: ...
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zip archive not asking for password while unzipping but 7z file does, other files like 7z?

Zip password protected file is not asking password while opening, we can view internal file but this is not the same case with 7z file. while opening 7z file it asking for password.I want to know ...
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Unable to unzip a file

I downloaded a zip file and I get an error message when opening the zip. Unable to unzip. However, I did this operation 19 times a few days before... Can anyone help me with this problem?
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get the text inside a zipped text file without extraction

To get the content of a zipped file, you can do unzip -p archive.zip file1.txt | less as said here However, for that is for the case where you are "positioned" in the path where your .zip is....
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What types of compressed archives does Microsoft Windows understand by default (Windows 10)

What file formats of compressed archives does Windows 10 natively know how to work with on fresh install? There are many file formats for compressed archives. To name a few: .tar.gz .zip .rar .7z etc ...
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zip -x 'pattern': Matches path rather than file name

I am creating a backup of a folder tree, and trying to intelligently exclude swaths of files by path. I combed the zip man page to see if the file exclusion option -x 'pattern' matches by file name ...
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How to join splitted files from Linux on Windows

So i splitted up a huge file from my Ubuntu Machine (via the split command) into 2GB Chunks so i can download them easier. Now i have them laying on my Network Share and i can't seem to figure out, ...
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How to fix tar/gzip files after change extension?

I am new in linux. Today I got issue.Then I run tar to zip multiple files(hundreds files) I got a.php.gz,b.php.gz,etc. After that I rename files via command line find /usr/local/var/www/html -depth -...
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Is There A Way To Delete Files As They Are Being Extracted With 7-zip?

Currently I'm sitting at a nice 62gb of free space with a zipped folder taking up 44gb, My current problem is that it needs to be extracted and I just barely don't have enough free space to do so. I'...
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Error when tar a compressed file

I try to install krona tools, so I downloaded its archive first as follows: curl -LOk https://github.com/marbl/Krona/releases/download/v2.7/KronaTools-2.8.tar then #untar tar -xvf KronaTools-2.8.tar ...
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How do you remove passwords from files INSIDE a zip file?

I have a zip file that has multiple password-protected files within it, all with the same password. Is there a way for me to automatically remove the passwords from the files within it?
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Recover files from a incomplete download of IDM

I'm using IDM to download a large zip file and it got stop when at ~90%. The download link is no longer available. Is it possible to recover some parts of zipped folder from this incomplete downloads? ...
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Difference between .zip and .zip64

I am sorry if I sound wired!. After reading about .zip and .zip64 in the wiki, I realized that one of the major differences is about the size limit. Here is my options: SL # Raw file File size ...
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Zipped files change its Arabic names into strange characters

Zipped files change its Arabic names into strange characters! ++ The contents of the files themselves are not affected, but only the files names. ++ This problem occurs without any error messages. ++ ...
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Have "zip" read a text file containing paths of files to zip

Is there a way to have the zip command read a file (say, ~/tmp/FilesToZip.txt) to obtain the paths of the file to zip up? Ideally, zip will intrepret each line as a file path, which can include ...
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