WinZip freezes when opening a zip file

Posted on 2008-11-18
Last Modified: 2013-12-01
Winzip freezes when I try to open a file from a Zip archive
Question by:Ansarmoh
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    Accepted Solution

    I do not have a solution for the freeze problem, but I can suggest an alternative, better and nowadays even more used, program called Winrar.

    Check it out:


    Assisted Solution

    please download the latest version 12.0 (Build 8252) of WinZip and let me know how that works out:

    or you can always try a free alternative like 7-zip
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    Expert Comment

    Have you just tried completely uninstalling and then reinstalling Winzip?
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    Assisted Solution

    If a reinstall does not work, install WINRAR -- it handles all ZIP files without these problems --
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    Expert Comment

    Already provided that solution in the first reply scratchyboy :P

    Author Comment

    I will try upgrading WinZip to version 12
    if it fails I will install Winrar.
    Please allow me couple of days to post the results

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