extraction of Mac revZipped file blocked on Win

Bill Marriott wjm at wjm.org
Fri Feb 9 04:16:14 EST 2007


Phil,

> Can anyone offer a clue as to what caused my original problem [with Zip 
> files]?


Windows has some additional security measures that render its built-in 
unzipper of dubious value. It won't extract .com files for example. You 
almost always need a third party utility whether it's 7zip (my fave), 
WinZip, WinRAR< StuffIt, etc. This is what you're running into. 






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