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Questions tagged [zip]

Compression and archive format that stores one or more files into a single file, usually with a .zip file extension.

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How to open archive subfolder with winrar in command line

I would like to launch WinRAR interface in a subfolder of an archive. How should I do ? This works: C:\Program Files (x86)\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe D:\backup\archive.zip This, works with 7-zip but in ...
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Cracking ZIP password from spanned volume

On October 10, 1997, I tried to free up some space on my hard-drive by off-loading them to floppy disks. I tried to reduce the number of disks required by using PKZIP to compress them. For some reason,...
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Is it possible for WinZip to not recognize passwords created with a different WinZip version?

I have a .zip file which came with a "supposedly" correct password to extract it. Yet neither 7-zip not my WinZip trial version recognize that password as correct. The same happens with password-...
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Saving ZIP file attachments and reading them in Git Bash

I lost a lot of time today without finding any solution to what seems a simple problem on Windows 7. Problem description I received a Zip file attachment in Microsoft Outlook, and I want to save it ...
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How to unsplit a split zip archive?

I just read this question How to unzip split files on OS X and it seemed straightforward enough, until I tried it. To create and split a zip archive I used $ zip -s 13 BW.pdf.zip BW.pdf which ...
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Batch archive multiple folders with 7-zip to other directory

In reference to this wonderful work: @echo off if [%1]==[] goto :eof :loop 7z a -tzip "%~1.zip" "%~1" shift if not [%1]==[] goto loop I can't for the heck of it figure out where to put the output ...
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How to create flag which will indicate completion zip / compress operation?

I am using 7-zip and I would like to run zip operation on dir/files. My requirement is to get certain flag say some file (complete.flag) in a directory along with zipped content to indicate zipping ...
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7Zip command line: Add without directory attribute D

I would like to add all files within a folder including all files in all subdirs with their paths to a zip archive. So this seems to be just a normal recursive add, but I need directories to be added ...
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7zip 7za.exe extracts all files to the folder it is running in

I have a zipped folder with subfolders and files within those, which I need to extract with 7za.exe. However, when doing this instead of extracting it correctly, it extracts all the files to the ...
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Zip archives created on Mac cannot be extracted under Debian

I'm experiencing a weird phenomenon. If I: Create a zip archive of some files on my Mac, either with the built in Archive Utility (Right Click → Compress "[Folder Name]") or with the p7zip command ...
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Compressing a large number of files

I know that compressing files reduces the size of the files, sometimes at the expense of quality, so I was wondering how to compress a selection of files whose total size is larger than the maximum ...
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7-Zip: Automate script with excluding folder but include its content(set folder as root itself) in .cbr structure

When i use this script for /d %%X in (*) do "c:\Programs\7-Zip\7z.exe" a "%%X.cbr" "%%X\" in directory like this mainfolder comicfolder1 001.png 002.png comicfolder2 001.png 002....
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How to add password command in zip bat file

I have a script below which is working perfectly, all I need is to add a password & encryption while compressing. Any idea where do I put the -p command to make it work? I tried but it is not ...
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How to compress a bunch of files efficiently?

Let's say you have a lot of files to archive. They are in several different file formats (txt, docx, pdf, png, jpg, mp3, zip, etc.). What are the best practices to compress them all, so that they ...
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Zipping files according to filenames

Daily we receive five files like this: vi_250000364846.dqa_report.xlsx vi_250000364846.3553_report vi_250000364846.MSR_report vi_250000364857.3553_report vi_250000364857.dqa_report.xlsx The numbers ...

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