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and want to keep it, then
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whole program or may have
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extension this file is ready
to run or install. You can install directly
from this kind of file.
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extension this file is called
a compressed file or zip file and needs another program such
as winzip or pkzip,
( winzip is on this cd-rom ) to uncompress the file so it is
ready to run or install.
This type of file must be copied to the hard drive and
uncompressed before it is installed.
Click here to go to a winzip quick guide.