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Windows 7: extracting files SOS

14 Oct 2010   #1
Piffdaddy

32 bit
 
 
extracting files SOS

i download mixtapes off of datpiff.com. before i had windows 7 it gave me the option to extract the files so i could put them on my itunes.. now it doesnt even give me the option to extract them.. SOS


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14 Oct 2010   #2
Petey7

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

What type of file is it that you are downloading? IZArc will extract almost any type of archive file. IZArc - Download
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14 Oct 2010   #3
Piffdaddy

32 bit
 
 

it saves them under itunes as a zip. but theres no choice for me to extract it
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14 Oct 2010   #4
Petey7

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

You can extract most zip files in windows 7 without the use of third party software. All you need to do is find the zip folder in Windows Explorer and it should be simple enough from there. If you are still having trouble extracting it, use IZArc.
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14 Oct 2010   #5
Piffdaddy

32 bit
 
 

izarc is asking me for a license key..
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14 Oct 2010   #6
Petey7

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

You shouldn't need one. Can you post a screen shot of what you see. To do a screen shot, in case you don't already know, press the print screen key on your key board, open paint, hit paste, and save the image, the tutorial I linked to below will explain how to upload it.

Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums
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14 Oct 2010   #7
TVeblen

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 

Don't you just right click on the zip file and choose "Extract All"?
Can't remember.....
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14 Oct 2010   #8
mikedl

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TVeblen View Post
Don't you just right click on the zip file and choose "Extract All"?
Can't remember.....
Yep, you are correct.
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15 Oct 2010   #9
Piffdaddy

32 bit
 
 

like i said it doesnt give me that choice when i right click
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15 Oct 2010   #10
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Piffdaddy , do you have full admin rights to the PC Run as Administrator
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