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Postby Thursday » Mon Apr 22, 2002 3:08 pm

Hello, all…

I’m trying to get into the first gamebible, but am having some trouble.  I downloaded a handy hex editor program and did all the password-cracking dirty work, but now can’t figure out how to enter the password.

When I clicked on the .zip file, I was expecting a prompt to enter the password.  But instead, I just get an “unable to unzip” message.  *I don’t have WinZip*; I have a different zip program (can’t remember the name off-hand; sorry); could this be my problem?  Should I download WinZip and give it a try?  Or do I need to enter the password somewhere else (in-game, perhaps?)

Any help would be appreciated…  Thx!
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Postby Nentash » Mon Apr 22, 2002 4:50 pm

yes you have to download winzip because its a winzip fil, its not that big and its quite useful for most things and no you dont put it in on the game you just open it with winzip
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Postby Thursday » Mon Apr 22, 2002 4:57 pm

Grrr...  What a hassle.  I love the zip/unzip program that I have, but WinZip automatically becomes the default zip/unzip program when you install it (IIRC).  So, I have to install WinZip, do the gamebible, then uninstall WinZip...  (?)

I checked, BTW; I use the latest version of PKUnzip right now; it's great (except when unzipping gamebibles, apparently).

;)
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Postby einstein » Mon Apr 22, 2002 7:00 pm

Actually, WinZIP prompts u to associate it with archive files... so u dont have to... and even if the newest version does auto-associate surely it aint too much hassle to change it bak.... and as Nentash says winzip is handy.
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Postby Thursday » Mon Apr 22, 2002 7:43 pm

Okay, cool...  I'll download it tonight...  At last, I'll finally find out what I've been missing...

Thx, everyone...
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Postby Icepick » Mon Apr 22, 2002 8:30 pm

I personally dont like winzip, especially when you cant directly see the contents of the zip. I prefer winRAR. Plus, RAR files have better compression and are more stable :)
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Postby einstein » Mon Apr 22, 2002 9:02 pm

Icepick is biased against zips! :P His mail server corrupts ones that are over a certain size.... altho i cant dispute that RAR is betta cause basically it is!!! ;)
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Postby Thursday » Mon Apr 22, 2002 10:17 pm

Quote: from Icepick on 8:30 pm on April 22, 2002[br]I personally dont like winzip, especially when you cant directly see the contents of the zip. I prefer winRAR. Plus, RAR files have better compression and are more stable :)


That's exactly why I don't like WinZip as well...  Oh bother, it looks like I'll have to suck it up and get it anyway for now...
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Postby Psychotic_Dude » Mon Jun 17, 2002 6:55 pm

Eh.... I use winace, but I prefer winrar also. BTW why do all the unrar, unace, unzip programs look a bit the same? :)
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Postby Deepsmeg » Mon Jun 17, 2002 9:31 pm

easier to go from one to another?
All made by the same guy?
They steal code from each other?
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Postby Spectere_uplink » Tue Jun 18, 2002 5:09 am

I like WinRAR the most overall.  WinZip is too "simple" and doesn't support RARs (hehe), and WinACE's interface looks like it was scrapped together in some places (though it's normally okay).

I keep PKZIP and ACE (DOS versions) in my environment paths for batch extraction, and for handling that odd ACE file that I sometimes come across, and I use WinRAR for everything else.

I prefer ACE to RAR, because they both have similar compression rates, but ACE is much faster at compression/decompression.  ZIP kind of sucks compared to the two, really... ;)
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Postby Astromarine » Tue Jun 18, 2002 8:38 am

.tar.gz 4eva :))

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