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Windows 7: Make .exe files smaller.( a lot smaller)

07 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7
Make .exe files smaller.( a lot smaller)

Hi all...

I made a app in vb 2010 but when i saved it it was 15mb...Anyway i can make that smaller..I made it 1.mb smaller using winrar..Any other way to make it half the size or less????


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07 Feb 2010   #2

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE

7-Zip claims the highest compression ratio:

7-Zip 4.32 Description
7-Zip is a file archiver with the highest compression ratio. The program supports 7z, ZIP, RAR, CAB, ARJ, LZH, CHM, CPIO, RPM, DEB, GZIP, BZIP2, Z and TAR formats. Compression ratio in the new 7z format is 30-50% better than ratio in ZIP format. Also 7-Zip compresses to ZIP 2-10% better than PKZip and WinZip. 7-Zip has additional powerful command line version and FAR Manager support.
This is not my forte, so consider it heresay.
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07 Feb 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Try KGB Archiver. It is free and has by far the best compression rate.
KGB Archiver homepage
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07 Feb 2010   #4

Windows 7

Cheers guys ..I am downloading the apps now

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07 Feb 2010   #5

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE

Let us know which one wins...if there is a winner.
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