-=PCTechTalk=- Re: My Documents

Do I need to purchase and upgrade WinZip to the latest version?
I have a Zip app on an open office disk I have been tempted to try.  Would 
that be a better option?
Sandi
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "GMan" <gman.pctt@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <pctechtalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, January 13, 2008 8:18 PM
Subject: -=PCTechTalk=- Re: My Documents


> Sandi,
>    Excellent!!!  Here's what you need to do to get these things ready for
> the next time you have your card making app running.  I will strongly
> suggest that you create a folder on your desktop (or somewhere else you 
> can
> remember & get to easily) and then move all of these files into that 
> folder
> so it's easy to keep everything together.  Once the card app is up & 
> running
> again, you can go back into this folder and open each one to identify,
> rename and then relocate them.
>
> Follow my previous directions, but when you come to the part where you use
> an app to look inside them, instead give each file a .GZ extension.  You 
> can
> do this by right clicking on the file and choosing Rename from the menu.
> You can accomplish the same thing by clicking on the name once, waiting
> about a second and then clicking on it again.  The first click selects the
> file while the second click gets it ready for renaming.  Either way, you
> should first shorten the name (as suggested in my previous reply) and then
> add ".gz" at the end of it.  Newer versions of WinZip know how to handle
> these files.  When you're done renaming, click somewhere else to set it.
> Then, double click on the file and WinZip will open.  After getting rid of
> the nag screen, you'll be asked to supply an extension for the file 
> inside.
> I was able to get it to decompress the file by using '.txt', but you might
> want to try the extension you think it should be (fgc, cgc or hcr).  Since
> the program is not properly installed right now, you won't be able to open
> them, but they will now be in a format that can be recognized by the app
> once it's reinstalled and working properly.
>
> Any questions?
>
> Peace,
> GMan
> http://reddit.com
> "The only dumb questions are the ones we fail to ask!"
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Sandi Beach" <sandib2@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <pctechtalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Sunday, January 13, 2008 8:29 PM
> Subject: -=PCTechTalk=- Re: My Documents
>
>
>>I am using WinZip 10.0 trial version.
>> Sandi
>
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