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Windows 7: exe files sent stripped of extension

20 Feb 2014   #1
rundwald

Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
exe files sent stripped of extension

A friend sent me a zipped folder, that contained files needed to install and run an application. To faciltate sending and security he removed the exe extensions.

I would ask him, but he is away, so I am here to find out how I may solve the problem. Neither trying to edit properties, nor renaming seems possible.

I hope you can help.


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20 Feb 2014   #2
SundRance

Windows 7 Pro 32bit / Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

You can not simply rename the files adding the extension? Are you trying to rename them IN the ZIP file? If so, extract the files from the archive. Click the files in Windows Explorer, press F2 and type the file name along with the .EXE program extension.
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20 Feb 2014   #3
BisVal

Win 7 Ult 64-bit
 
 

After unzipping the file , in folder options check "show the file extension" and rename the file.
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