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Open ZIP on Windows OS

  • Locate ZIP file in Windows Explorer and right-click on it.
  • Look for the "Open with" menu option in the popup menu. If you open this menu you will see list of the applications which can open ZIP file.
  • If there are no programs which can open the ZIP file are installed you will see "Open with..." button in the popup menu. Click on it.
  • Dialog will open with Windows OS suggestion about what application can open ZIP file.
  • If you do not see the application which correctly matches the file try to search the internet for one of the apps mentioned above or look for technical file description below. Each description have "Application name" in it which can open the ZIP file.
  • If "Application name" is missing look for the "Windows Object" and "Executable command" fields because they typically contain application which can open ZIP file.

Open .zip File and CompressedFolder.

File Extension.zip
DescriptionCompressed (zipped) Folder
Sample File Name[Sample File].zip
Windows ObjectCompressedFolder
Executable Command To Open .zip File%SystemRoot%\Explorer.exe /idlist
Mime Type%I
Links
  • Open ZIP File instructions on extensionfile.net
  • Placing it here to fix Firefox 2.0 layout links

Open .zip File and CompressedFolder.

File Extension.zip
DescriptionCompressed (zipped) Folder
Sample File Name[Sample File].zip
Windows ObjectCompressedFolder
Executable Command To Open .zip FileC:\Windows\Explorer.exe /idlist,%I,%L
Mime Type
Links
  • Open ZIP File instructions on extensionfile.net
  • Placing it here to fix Firefox 2.0 layout links

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