WinZip problems

  JACC 16:23 28 Jan 2005
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When i download something and try to open it , whatever i download opens in WinAmp and i can't use it . Can you please tell me how to get the downloads to open with WinZip and not WinAmp .Thank-you .

  JaßîsFaß ˜ 16:25 28 Jan 2005

How are you trying to open it? Instead of double clicking right click and use Winzip shortcut menus to unzip, or Open With option and ensure you tick always use.

  JACC 16:36 28 Jan 2005

I can't open them atall , the WinAmp screen appears with the name of whatever i downloaded in the title bar (as if it was going to play music)It's as if WinAmp thinks it's WinZip.

  JaßîsFaß ˜ 16:46 28 Jan 2005

OK, try this.

Open My Documents folder > Folder Options >
File Types Tab.

Scroll down to file extensions ZIP, highlight the row and click on Change button and select WinZip from program list.

Then check downloading again.

  R4 16:49 28 Jan 2005

Go to Folder Options :

View files

Scroll to Zip

Then Change the setting for ZIP files to open with WinZip

  JACC 19:02 28 Jan 2005

Thank-you R4 & JaßîsFaß that did the trick , well done .

  JaßîsFaß ˜ 19:09 28 Jan 2005

Thanks JACC, no problem.

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