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Windows 7: WinZip 17

18 Feb 2013   #1
John Anderson

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
WinZip 17

I just purchased WinZip 17.0 Pro.

Can someone with the Basic WinZip program unzip a WinZip 17 file?

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18 Feb 2013   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Yes you can
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18 Feb 2013   #3
Erick Aguilar

Windows 7 professional X64

I've always wondered.. when you get the trial Winrar, and then buy it.. what is the difference?
I guess same applies to this, but I've always been curious.
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18 Feb 2013   #4

Windows 8 Pro / Windows 7 Home Premium x64 dual boot

I'm wondering why you would purchase Winzip when windows has it's own zip file utility? To be honest I haven't used Winzip since Windows 98 / ME and if I want good compression on a zip or a rar file I just use Winrar, it's a much better compression utility than Winzip.
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19 Feb 2013   #5
John Anderson

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit

I don't know.... One thing, I didn't know Windows had a WinZip feature.

All I know is, I like to send a lot of pictures, and Outlook would not send them for me. I found out about WinZip, and it looks like a good program, and it works.
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19 Feb 2013   #6
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64

7ZIP is an excellent free compression program that can also open WinZip and WinRar formats.
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19 Feb 2013   #7
John Anderson

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit

If/When my subscription expires, I will take a look at 7Zip.

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