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Can I Unzip a compressed Unix file in Windows XP?

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Can I Unzip a compressed Unix file in Windows XP? If so, please explain how.

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Check out 7-Zip, it's a great app.

http://www.7-zip.org/
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Thank you. Will this do it?
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No problem.

Use one of the usual tools like WinZip or 7Zip:

http://www.7-zip.org/

http://www.winzip.de/

wmp
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it depends on how Unix "Zipped" the file but probably yes.
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Ok. Thanks!!
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Oh, would Wizip do it yea?
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Yes - but it's a commercial product!

There is pkWare (free): http://www.pkware.com/downloads/zipreader/home
or CamUnzip (free). http://www.camunzip.com/
or FreeZip: http://members.ozemail.com.au/~nulifetv/freezip/

and a lot more.

All of them can unzip ...
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