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Re: unzipping .exe files

On Thu, 9 Mar 2000, Mirek Kwasniak wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 09, 2000 at 12:30:21PM -0500, Chris Gray wrote:
> > Is there any program which is able to unzip the "self-extracting"
> > archives that end with .exe?  unzip does not work.  I'm not even sure
> > that it's not one of those install-shield applications, in which case
> > I guess I'd be up the creek.
> They can be zip, arj, rar, lha, ...
> Try gues it type reading at begin and at end of file.

I had success using unzip on a self-extracting file e.g.:

$unzip PK250DOS.EXE
Archive:  PK250DOS.EXE
  inflating: ADDENDUM.TXT
  inflating: HINTS.TXT
... snipped.

Maybe Chris' suggestion that in your case it might not be a zipped file is

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