How to Decompress A ZIP/RAR File with 7-Zip

August 1st, 2013 by Admin Leave a reply »

Compressed files take up less storage space and can be transferred to other computers more quickly than uncompressed files. In this article we’ll show you how to decompress a .zip or .rar file with 7-Zip program.

How to Decompress A ZIP/RAR File with 7-Zip?

Here we’ll use the PCUnlocker program for demonstration purpose. PCUnlocker is the most popular Windows password recovery software, which comes as a bootable ISO image file and it is distributed as a .zip format. Now we’re going to decompress the PCUnlockerStd.zip file, which is the download file of PCUnlocker Standard.

Step #1: Go to the website http://www.7-zip.org/ and click on the Download link. Wait for the screen to load and click on Save File. Once downloaded, double-click on the file and follow the instructions to install it.

Step #2:Now simply right-click the PCUnlockerStd.zip file. Go to 7-Zip and select Extract files from the context menu.

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Step #3:In the Extract dialog box, you can specify where you would like to extract the given files to. Click OK.

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Step #4:The files will be extracted into a new folder that contains all the content.

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