With out installing Winzip or WinRAR how to open zip file in Windows7

How to open Zip files in windows 7 with out installing Winzip or WinRAR.
 

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Last updated February 27, 2018 Views 960 Applies to:
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Windows 7 can do this natively - without effort.
(As could Windows XP and Vista.)

As for other compression methods... 7-zip.org would be my recommendation.

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Shenan Stanley
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  1. Locate the compressed folder that you want to extract files or folders from.

  2. Do one of the following:

    • To extract a single file or folder, double-click the compressed folder to open it. Then, drag the file or folder from the compressed folder to a new location.

    • To extract the entire contents of the compressed folder, right-click the folder, click Extract All, and then follow the instructions.



http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Compress-and-uncompress-files-zip-files


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