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Date:      Sat, 21 Mar 2009 11:37:45 +0100 (CET)
From:      "Zbigniew Szalbot" <>
To:        "Polytropon" <>
Subject:   Re: Compression with *.zip output
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> On Sat, 21 Mar 2009 08:47:06 +0100 (CET), "Zbigniew Szalbot"
> <> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Is there a command utility to help me compress files with *.zip
>> extenstion
>> so that windows users can download and unpack it without using any
>> special
>> software?
> Maybe this is a stupid follow-up question, but... since WHEN is
> "Windows" able to handle any kind of archive file (except its
> own CAB format) without installing any third party software?
> "Windows" users NEED to install additional software for every
> little piece that a proper OS should be able to do on its own...

I do not feel in any position to speak for Windows OS but I do not have
any special archiver in my XP system. There's some utility built into the
system that allows you to unpack or archive files in zip extension.

Zbigniew Szalbot

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