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Creating A Target Folder

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#1 nu2this


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Posted 22 May 2006 - 10:01 AM

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Trying to install Autoruns but it downloaded in a Zip file. I am not very computer literate and am confused. I believe I need to create a "target folder" to extract to but I don't know the proceedure.

Can any one shed some light or walk me through the process? I use widows2000 pro.

Thank you

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Posted 22 May 2006 - 10:18 AM

I generally use either WinRAR or ZipCentral to do the extracting, etc., but basically what you should do is to create a new folder where you can find it easily (My Documents, for example), give the new folder a descriptive name, and unzip the contents to that new folder. [To create a new folder, go to My Documents, and then use File/new/folder on the drop down menus to make a new folder; when the folder is placed, your cursor should be on the name box so you can give it a description.] You may then use your Antivirus to scan the contents in the new folder.

Note: once you extract the contents, the original .zip file remains;over time, these "widows" can take up significant hard drive space, so it is a good habit to delete, or archive off-disk, these zipped files right after you unzip them.

Hope this answers your question.
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#3 nu2this

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Posted 22 May 2006 - 02:17 PM

Thank you very much.

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