How to open a zip file

I just downloaded quicktime player. When I click on the installer on my desktop the box comes up "how do you want to open this file" I have always had a hard time with this box because I never know what I should use to open files with. Thanks,
Mamaleah
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LeeTutorConnect With a Mentor retiredCommented:
WinZip is an excellent utility, but it is shareware.  I think its current price is around $30 and well worth it.  But if you want a free alternative try this:

FreeZip.exe   http://ftp.pcworld.com/pub/system/compression/freezip.exe
This program is a small, fast, and efficient zip utility for compression and decompression of files and directories. FreeZip integrates with Windows Explorer and uses file associations and context menus to zip or unzip files.
File Facts
Author: Dariusz Stanislawek
Version: 1.4.7
Operating System: Windows NT, Windows 95, Windows 98
Type: Free
Upload Date: 05/10/99
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SheharyaarSaahilConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Hello mamaleah =)

Downlaod WINZIP
www.winzip.com

!! GOOD LUCK !!
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SheharyaarSaahilCommented:
can u tell me the extension and icon of the isnatller files which u r trying to open ??
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mamaleahAuthor Commented:
The open with box comes up and my file is QuicktimeInstaller.zip That's all I know
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mamaleahAuthor Commented:
Icon is the windows flag
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SheharyaarSaahilCommented:
to open .zip files u should have Winzip installed on the system, download it form the above link and after installing it, u will be able to open this zip file.
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mamaleahAuthor Commented:
Thanks I'll do this first and get back to you. This site is the best!
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SheharyaarSaahilCommented:
BTW did u installed quicktime from here ??
http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/
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mamaleahAuthor Commented:
Yes I did download from that site. I just completed the winzip and it automatically unziped my quciktime, Thanks.  Also thank you Dariusz for the free website download. The winzip is on a 21 day free trial. I sure appreciete both of you.
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SheharyaarSaahilCommented:
Thanx :)

!! HAVE A NICE TIME !!
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