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#1 pvp

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Posted 13 June 2016 - 10:09 PM

You can run some programs directly from zipped compressed folders, without decompressing them. However, to run programs that are dependent on other files, you must first extract them.

My question is what do the writer mean by other files not sure if he is meaning the system files or something?



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Posted 13 June 2016 - 10:21 PM

If there are other files in the zip, such as .DLLs, .INI file, or data files, the zip will need to be extracted into a folder. The program will need those files to be in the same folder as itself on the drive when it runs. When you open the zip it is only being shown to you by Windows looking like a folder so you can see the contents.


Edited by Platypus, 13 June 2016 - 10:22 PM.

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