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I hate zipped files. . . (plz help)

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  1. JAKE196

    JAKE196 Cogito Ergo Sum

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    Ok I downloaded a patch for UT3 but it's zipped right, so i just click on the unzip wizard, but it says 'your evaluation period has expired.' Then I downloaded winzip 11.1 and it said the same thing. . .

    After that I downloaded unzip wizard 3.12 which is supposed to be completely free but it STILL says the same thing. . .

    help!

    I got Vista. . .
     
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    [DT] Gearhead Surf Coder

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    You should be able to Right-Click on it and use the Open With -> Compressed (Zipped) Folders which should be the "native" Winders ZIP handler.

    BTW, love ZIP :D We use a nice C1 component to ZIP up XML/XSD and XLS bundles encrypted to distribute some HIPAA compliant data. :)
     
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    u can always use winrar as well to open it up.

    ~X
     
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    Just click "use evaluation version"

    Mines been installed for 700 days and I havent payed
     
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    [DT] Gearhead Surf Coder

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    Yeah, I kind of thought ZIP evals lasted FOREVER.

    Per X@vier, I use RAR for ZIP/RAR/etc.
     
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    Gaz Poker Face :D

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    ZIP sucks, it's compression rate is so poor compared to modern standards of RAR.
     
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    Unless you plan to buy a license for WinRAR (I have and its a wonderful utility), use 7-Zip , it's Free and handles most compression formats.

    I know thats possible, but I still paid for the Utility. If ya like it, sure you can do that, but if you want to support the developers, buy a license.
     
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    [DT] Gearhead Surf Coder

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    Yeah, I usually use RAR since the stuff I find tends to be in that format, but you've obviously never worked with the feds who have *specific* requirements (per HIPPA, EMR transfer, etc.) to use ZIP - hence my ~love~ for it (or "love" for the sarcasm challenged...) :D

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    More importantly, did the OP get his issue resolved?
     
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    thanks nxcmp 7-Zip works well. :)
     
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