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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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Hello mamaleah =)

Downlaod WINZIP
www.winzip.com

!! GOOD LUCK !!
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can u tell me the extension and icon of the isnatller files which u r trying to open ??
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The open with box comes up and my file is QuicktimeInstaller.zip That's all I know
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Icon is the windows flag
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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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Thanks I'll do this first and get back to you. This site is the best!
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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.
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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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BTW did u installed quicktime from here ??
http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/
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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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Thanx :)

!! HAVE A NICE TIME !!
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