ZIP programme

  jtt 14:25 29 Jul 2004
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On my Windows 2000 PC, I can't find any sort of ZIP programme (eg Win Zip). I think I've seen it on other PCs with different versions of Windows. Did the person who installed W2000 get the installation wrong, or does it not come with W2000?

  Pesala 14:31 29 Jul 2004

However, you may have support for compressed folders disabled or enabled.

There are plenty of good freeware zip programs:

IZarc is a Winzip lookalike that is excellent: click here

7-zip click here produces the highest compression ratios - typically 25% better than standard zip programs.

  Belatucadrus 14:45 29 Jul 2004
  jtt 14:51 29 Jul 2004

Thanks all,

Are all of the Zip programmes compatible with Win Zip? That is, if I send someone a Zipped file Zipped with something other than Win Zip to someone with Win Zip, will that person be able to de-compress it? Also, does the reverse work (file compressed with Win Zip, de-compressed with an alternative Zip programme)?

  woodchip 15:02 29 Jul 2004

You need More than a Zip Program "PowerDesk 4 or 5". I have both they was free on Mag CD's.

  Belatucadrus 15:04 29 Jul 2004
  woodchip 15:12 29 Jul 2004

You can get the Free PowerDesk click here
If you fill the details in. IT'S NOT a TRIAL VERSION

  Belatucadrus 15:15 29 Jul 2004

click here for Powerdesk free version, I'd stick with a stand alone zip prog unless you want all the additional bells and whistles.

  jtt 16:16 29 Jul 2004

Thanks

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