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Re: Help with ZIP, please.

Postby yialousa1971 » Sat Sep 27, 2014 12:15 am

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Many thanks - I didn't even think about checking youtube.

I've just tried it out with files in "My Documents" rather than on desktop and it was really easy. Only problem is that I get a message when I try to open the zipped folder saying I have 40 days free trial and then I have to buy WinRar. Hmm. Weird. I've had this laptop a few years now.


It appears to be no longer free, it must of contacted the WinRar server and updated itself. I just tried another program, this ones free. :D

www.7-zip.org
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Re: Help with ZIP, please.

Postby GreekIslandGirl » Sat Sep 27, 2014 8:36 am

yialousa1971 wrote:
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Many thanks - I didn't even think about checking youtube.

I've just tried it out with files in "My Documents" rather than on desktop and it was really easy. Only problem is that I get a message when I try to open the zipped folder saying I have 40 days free trial and then I have to buy WinRar. Hmm. Weird. I've had this laptop a few years now.


It appears to be no longer free, it must of contacted the WinRar server and updated itself. I just tried another program, this ones free. :D

http://www.7-zip.org


That's great, Yialousa, to have one in the background to use in case. But, I should be able to get this work done and sent in the next few days before my 40 day free trial winrar expires, and then I can't see me needing to do this sort of thing again - at least until I need a new laptop. :)

Thanks everyone; feel happy - must crack on! :)
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Re: Help with ZIP, please.

Postby Get Real! » Sat Sep 27, 2014 8:41 am

Windows has built-in Zipping so you don’t need any 3rd party utilities.

Simply highlight the file names and R-click on them, and one of the options offered should be “Add to a compressed archive” or something like that.
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Re: Help with ZIP, please.

Postby Get Real! » Sat Sep 27, 2014 8:47 am

Btw, we’ve been through all this before… I gave you step by step instructions in the past so why do we have to repeat things? :?

It’s obvious that you need to do this from time to time so you should PAY ATTENTION and MASTER it!

It’s piss easy anyway! I hope you never ask us again.
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Re: Help with ZIP, please.

Postby GreekIslandGirl » Sat Sep 27, 2014 10:36 am

Get Real! wrote:Windows has built-in Zipping so you don’t need any 3rd party utilities.

Simply highlight the file names and R-click on them, and one of the options offered should be “Add to a compressed archive” or something like that.


That's what I've done after watching that youtube - but it still creates an .rar zip file and the 40 day free trial notification still comes up.
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Re: Help with ZIP, please.

Postby GreekIslandGirl » Sat Sep 27, 2014 10:39 am

Get Real! wrote:Btw, we’ve been through all this before… I gave you step by step instructions in the past so why do we have to repeat things? :?

It’s obvious that you need to do this from time to time so you should PAY ATTENTION and MASTER it!

It’s piss easy anyway! I hope you never ask us again.


You've helped me with a lot of PC stuff, :D (thank you) - but I don't recall this one being requested before. It would be good to have definitive proof that my memory is failing but the search facility can't manage 'zip'. :P
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Re: Help with ZIP, please.

Postby Get Real! » Sat Sep 27, 2014 12:19 pm

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Get Real! wrote:Windows has built-in Zipping so you don’t need any 3rd party utilities.

Simply highlight the file names and R-click on them, and one of the options offered should be “Add to a compressed archive” or something like that.


That's what I've done after watching that youtube - but it still creates an .rar zip file and the 40 day free trial notification still comes up.

Because some idiot like Yialoser, must’ve convinced you in the past to download and install that WinRAR crap but you shouldn’t listen to amateurs.

Go into control panel > add/remove programs > and remove that stupid thing so that the built-in Windows version regains control of all zipping/unzipping.
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Re: Help with ZIP, please.

Postby GreekIslandGirl » Sat Sep 27, 2014 11:50 pm

Get Real! wrote:
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Get Real! wrote:Windows has built-in Zipping so you don’t need any 3rd party utilities.

Simply highlight the file names and R-click on them, and one of the options offered should be “Add to a compressed archive” or something like that.


That's what I've done after watching that youtube - but it still creates an .rar zip file and the 40 day free trial notification still comes up.

Because some idiot like Yialoser, must’ve convinced you in the past to download and install that WinRAR crap but you shouldn’t listen to amateurs.

Go into control panel > add/remove programs > and remove that stupid thing so that the built-in Windows version regains control of all zipping/unzipping.


I'll do that, in 39 days from now. :)
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Re: Help with ZIP, please.

Postby Paphitis » Sun Sep 28, 2014 12:49 am

GreekIslandGirl wrote:
Get Real! wrote:
GreekIslandGirl wrote:
Get Real! wrote:Windows has built-in Zipping so you don’t need any 3rd party utilities.

Simply highlight the file names and R-click on them, and one of the options offered should be “Add to a compressed archive” or something like that.


That's what I've done after watching that youtube - but it still creates an .rar zip file and the 40 day free trial notification still comes up.

Because some idiot like Yialoser, must’ve convinced you in the past to download and install that WinRAR crap but you shouldn’t listen to amateurs.

Go into control panel > add/remove programs > and remove that stupid thing so that the built-in Windows version regains control of all zipping/unzipping.


I'll do that, in 39 days from now. :)


I can't believe you would take advice from YiaLoser to be honest.

The less third party stuff you have on your computer the better so use the inbuilt utilities that have come with your laptop. :roll:
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Re: Help with ZIP, please.

Postby yialousa1971 » Sun Sep 28, 2014 11:39 pm

Paphitis wrote:
GreekIslandGirl wrote:
Get Real! wrote:
GreekIslandGirl wrote:
Get Real! wrote:Windows has built-in Zipping so you don’t need any 3rd party utilities.

Simply highlight the file names and R-click on them, and one of the options offered should be “Add to a compressed archive” or something like that.


That's what I've done after watching that youtube - but it still creates an .rar zip file and the 40 day free trial notification still comes up.

Because some idiot like Yialoser, must’ve convinced you in the past to download and install that WinRAR crap but you shouldn’t listen to amateurs.

Go into control panel > add/remove programs > and remove that stupid thing so that the built-in Windows version regains control of all zipping/unzipping.


I'll do that, in 39 days from now. :)


I can't believe you would take advice from YiaLoser to be honest.

The less third party stuff you have on your computer the better so use the inbuilt utilities that have come with your laptop. :roll:


And what would you know Koala, nothing just like feathers! :evil:
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