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Windows 7: Zipped Files Problem

21 May 2014   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
Zipped Files Problem

Hi, I'm having a problem extracting files from a zipped folder and would appreciate any suggestions you could give.

There are three video files in the zipped folder. Each file has a different name, file size, creation date etc... However, when I extract the files two of them turn out to be the exact same file.

Can I do something differently or are they really the same file - just with different names? If they are the same file why do they show up as vastly different file sizes (1GB difference) in the zipped folder?


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21 May 2014   #2

Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 370 @ 2.40GHz

maybe one is the shortcut of the other
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23 May 2014   #3
Mr Davo

Windows 7 (XP, by Virtualization)

Sounds like your zip file is corrupt. However it may be worth trying alternative archiving programs, here are a few good ones - WinRAR archiver, a powerful tool to process RAR and ZIP files, 7-Zip, Zip Files, Unzip Files, Compress Files and Share Files with WinZip, if all else fails you could use the native (Windows) compression software!
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