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

August 1st, 2013 by Admin

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 file, which is the download file of PCUnlocker Standard.

Step #1: Go to the website 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 file. Go to 7-Zip and select Extract files from the context menu.


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


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