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Sigh. I have another mac-based 'I've done this before, but forgotten how' question.

(11 Posts)
funnypeculiar Thu 14-Aug-08 16:46:00

Unzipping zipped files. I know there's an easy way to do it in menus somewhere. Remind me?

SNoraWotzThat Thu 14-Aug-08 16:55:15

Don't you just double click on it?

funnypeculiar Thu 14-Aug-08 16:56:25

Nope I get an 'unable to unarchive' msge then...

funnypeculiar Thu 14-Aug-08 16:56:48

Sorry, thank you for trying smile

SNoraWotzThat Thu 14-Aug-08 17:01:08

Are you on MacOSx?


SNoraWotzThat Thu 14-Aug-08 17:02:38

I see you have tried that. Sorry not sure. Maybe its not a complete zipped file. Is it a download?

funnypeculiar Thu 14-Aug-08 17:16:33

No, a data file from a client.
Have had problems accessing it, & for some reason they thought zipping it would make it easier smile

SNoraWotzThat Thu 14-Aug-08 17:22:21

how annoying

funnypeculiar Thu 14-Aug-08 19:46:04

Indeed smile
Hopeful bump in case anyone has any other ideas.

funnypeculiar Thu 14-Aug-08 21:00:40

and another one smile

GeekBoy Tue 19-Aug-08 11:02:38

probably too late now.

sounds like either a screwed zip file or they've 'helpfully' put a password on it.

OSX will unzip standard zips, gzips,bzips and tars just by double-clicking.. sounds like the file is fecked.

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