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Help extracting files

by Mary T-205113508737904897 / October 4, 2006 5:18 PM PDT

Could anyone please recommend a program to extract compressed files I have downloaded from the net? I would like something simple & basic as all I need to do is extract downloaded files.
Many thanks, Mary T

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Free program
by grin_n_bare / October 4, 2006 6:00 PM PDT
In reply to: Help extracting files

This is a good free program however the free version ONLY expands compressed files but that's what you want, right? It expands/opens over 25 different formats

StuffIt Expander

Happy Grin

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Thanks
by Mary T-205113508737904897 / October 4, 2006 6:20 PM PDT
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Thanks Grin. I will give it a try.
Mary T

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Re: Help extracting files
by Tufenuf / October 4, 2006 8:59 PM PDT
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Re-File extraction
by Mary T-205113508737904897 / October 5, 2006 5:42 AM PDT

Thanks for the link Tufenuf. I used the Windows extraction as you suggested. I tested it by downloading a Google widget, a clock for my desktop. I extracted the files to C:\Documents and settings with no trouble, but could not work out what to do next to show the clock. I would appreciate any further help.
Mary T

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Re-File extraction
by Tufenuf / October 5, 2006 5:50 AM PDT
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Mary T, Many times after you extract the files there is a readme.txt file which gives instructions as to how to install the program. If there isn't a readme.txt file you'll probably have an .exe file which you would then double left click it and the installation should begin.

Tufenuf

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Thanks
by Mary T-205113508737904897 / October 5, 2006 6:15 AM PDT
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Have it sorted now. I am extremely grateful for your help Tufenuf.
Mary T

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(NT) (NT) Glad to help & Thanks for posting back.
by Tufenuf / October 5, 2006 9:17 AM PDT
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