PHP downloading error

  phil 00:06 06 May 2004

Not sure if this is a fault with the packages or a problem with my PC.

I have been trying to download bulletin board packages from Yabb, MiniBB, IkonBoard and PhpBB but when I come to unzip them I get a 'No files to extract' message.

I've been using WinAce and XP's own compression but still get the same results.

FE: If you think this may be better off in helproom then transfer it there please.

  User-312386 08:25 06 May 2004

what is the file extension of the "zipped" file

Are you sure it is a .zip file and not a .rar file

  phil 11:15 06 May 2004

It's a .zip file.

I've tried downloading both the cgi and pl files and once it gets onto my machine I get that message.

I have also downloaded ordinary files, html and game files, and they unzip perfectly ok.

I had a thought that it might be Norton deleting the files when it scans them so I stopped Norton working and the downloads were still empty.

The only other thing it could be is my download software, Star, but I've never had any problem with that.

I've un-installed WinAce in case that was corrupt but I don't think I'll be able to un-install the system compression tool.

  User-312386 18:57 06 May 2004

sounds to me like it is there end and they have not zipped the files correctly

  phil 20:44 06 May 2004

No that's not the answer because I've tried at least four different companies and all the downloads behave the same way.

It's got to be something else but I'm damned if I know what.

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